Adapting Traditional Farm Buildings
Best Practice Guidelines for Adaptive Reuse
Successful adaptive reuse of any farmstead or building depends upon an understanding of its significance, its relationship to the wider landscape setting and its sensitivity to and capacity for change.
This advice is aimed at owners of farm buildings, building professionals and local authority planning and conservation officers. It explains how significance can be retained and enhanced through well-informed maintenance and sympathetic development, provided that repairs, design and implementation are carried out to a high standard.
This replaces The Conversion of Traditional Farm Buildings published September 2006.
- Introducing traditional farmsteads
- Assessing character and significance
- Adapting farm buildings
- Obtaining consents
- Where to get advice
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 56
- Product Code: HEAG158
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Also of interest...
Historic England’s advice and approach for ensuring the historic character, survival and use of traditional and historic farm buildings.