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02/11/2015

Appeal: Gypsy caravan site poses no risk to heritage assets

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An enforcement notice has been quashed and planning permission granted for a six-pitch private gypsy caravan site refused by South Somerset District Council, after an inspector found the proposal would not adversely affect nearby heritage assets.

The assets in question include a listed gateway and Rowland’s Farmhouse and Mill, all of which have a Grade II designation.

Inspector Tim Belcher acknowledged that from the gateway there were “clear and unobstructed views” of a number of elements of the residential site, which had been established without planning permission, including parts of a partially constructed amenity buildi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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