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Appeal: Smaller building would have greater ‘spatial presence’

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A plan to replace a garden workshop building in Dorset with a holiday home has been blocked for harm to green belt openness, after an inspector found that the new building would have a greater ‘spatial presence’, despite being smaller in size.

LOCATIONThree Legged CrossAUTHORITYEast Dorset District CouncilINSPECTORDavid WybornPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/U1240/W/18/3208480The appeal concerned a detached home in Three Legged Cross, a large village in the Dorset green belt. The appellant sought permission to demolish a detached workshop in the rear garden and replace it with a new two-bedroom home for use........
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