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Appeal: Historic garden restoration plans justify green belt home

Cleadon, Tyneside / Malc McDonald

Plans for a ‘unique’ home in the grounds of a listed manor house would include restoration works to its historic gardens that would bring a ‘significant’ public benefit and would amount to ‘very special circumstances’, an inspector has ruled.

LOCATIONCleadonAUTHORITYSouth Tyneside Metropolitan Borough CouncilINSPECTORS R G BairdPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/A4520/W/19/3223626The appeal concerned a grade-II listed former country manor house in County Durham, originally set in 10 acres of grounds when it was built in the mid-19th century.In the 1970s, the house was subdivided and converted to create six........
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