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21/06/2016

Appeal: Learning Resource Centre would complement World Heritage Site

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DURHAM

A proposal to demolish an existing building and erect a Learning Resource Centre has been accepted for a site in the centre of the Durham City Conservation Area (CA) and the Durham Castle and Cathedral World Heritage Site (WHS).

Inspector Wenda Fabian noted that several listed buildings including the grade I Chorister School and grade II Etchells House surround the appeal site, which currently comprises a “modest” redbrick 1930s house.

Although the site is within the conservation area, Durham County Council and the appellant agree that the utilitarian appearance of the current building on site, and its substa.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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