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Appeal: Loft conversion would harm ‘group value’ of listed terrace

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An inspector has rejected plans to add a roof dormer to one of 10 ‘group value listed’ terraced houses in Southwark, South London, after deciding that the houses derive architectural value from a uniform appearance that would be harmed by alterations to one of them.

The building is a mid-terrace three-storey building dating from the 19th century. It is grade II listed, along with nine other houses in the terrace. The houses share a number of architectural features, including ‘turnerised’ slate (a waterproofing treatment) on their rear roof slopes. Only one house has an existing dormer, which was added before the houses were listed. The proposal.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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