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26/09/2016

Appeal: Veteran homes allowed despite green belt and heritage concerns

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Cardross Old Parish Church

A reporter has approved the construction of two dwellings in an area of green belt in Cardross, Argyll and Bute, after determining that the scheme would not be detrimental to heritage assets in the vicinity.

Reporter Lorna McCallum noted that Cardross Church and its graveyard are category B listed and a scheduled ancient monument, which lie to the east of the appeal site. Shira Lodge, a category C listed building, lies to the east. The site also sits within the green belt.

McCallum argued that while the Argyll and Bute Greenbelt Landscape Study suggests the site is of high landscape sensitivi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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