Conservation Areas

Conservation areas have special restrictions imposed on development in order to retain the character of the area. Conservation areas were first introduced by the Civic Amenities Act 1967, which gave local councils the power to designate areas which people generally feel have a special character worth protecting or enhancing.

Tyne and Wear



North Tyneside:

South Tyneside

  • Cleadon
  • Cleadon Hills
  • East Boldon
  • Hebburn Hall
  • Mariners' Cottages
  • Mill Dam
  • Monkton
  • St Paul's
  • West Boldon
  • Westoe
  • Whitburn


  • Ashbrooke
  • Bishopwearmouth
  • Nesham Place (Houghton)
  • Newbottle
  • Old Sunderland
  • Old Sunderland Riverside
  • Roker Park 
  • Silksworth Hall
  • St. Michael's (Houghton)
  • Sunniside
  • The Cedars 
  • The Green, Ryhope
  • Washington
  • Whitburn Bents


  • Acomb 
  • Allendale 
  • Alnmouth 
  • Alnwick 
  • Amble 
  • Bamburgh 
  • Bedlington 
  • Belford 
  • Belsay 
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed 
  • Blanchland 
  • Blyth Bondicar Terrace 
  • Blyth Heritage (Harbour) Area 
  • Blyth Central 
  • Bothal 
  • Broomley 
  • Cambo
  • Capheaton 
  • Chatton 
  • Corbridge 
  • Cramlington Village 
  • Eglingham 
  • Embleton 
  • Felton 
  • Glanton 
  • Great Bavington 
  • Great Whittington 
  • Guyzance 
  • Haltwhistle 
  • Haydon Bridge 
  • Hexham 
  • High Callerton 
  • Holy Island 
  • Holywell 
  • Horsley 
  • Humshaugh 
  • Kirknewton 
  • Kirkwhelpington 
  • Lesbury 
  • Longhirst 
  • Longhorsley 
  • Matfen 
  • Middleton 
  • Morpeth 
  • Netherwitton 
  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea 
  • Newbrough 
  • Newton 
  • Newton-on-the-Moor 
  • Norham 
  • North Sunderland 
  • Ovingham 
  • Ovington 
  • Ponteland 
  • Rock 
  • Rothbury 
  • Seahouses 
  • Seaton Delaval 
  • Shotley 
  • Spittal 
  • Stamfordham 
  • Tweedmouth 
  • Wall 
  • Warkworth 
  • West Thirston 
  • Whalton 
  • Whittingham 
  • Whitton 
  • Wooler



  - Hartlepool

  • Church Street
  • Elwick
  • Grange
  • Greatham
  • Headland
  • Park
  • Seaton Carew
  • Stranton

 - Redcar & Cleveland:

County Durham

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St Mary's Island and Lighthouse
- A Brief History More About the Lighthouse Map Street View St Mary’s Island is a tidal island located off Curry's Point to the north of Whitley Bay, accessed by a causeway ...
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- Overview About Backworth Map Street View   Backworth is a village in the metropolitan borough of North Tyneside in the county of Tyne and Wear, England, about 3 1⁄2 miles ...
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Conservation Areas - North Tyneside Council
- "Conservations areas are designated areas where special restrictions are imposed on development in order to retain the character of the area....There are 17 conservation areas within North Tyneside"

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Axwell Park
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- Saltwell is a district of central Gateshead, Tyne and Wear directly south of the town centre. The area had a population of 9,659 in 2011 and contains Saltwell park and ...
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- Overview About Saltburn Map Street View Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a costal town in Redcar and Cleveland, historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire. Saltburn is situated by Skelton Beck and ...
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Ormesby Hall
- Overview About Ormesby Hall Map Street View Ormesby Hall is a National Trust property located in Ormesby, Middlesbrough. The Palladian style building was completed in 1754 and is Grade I listed. ...
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- Overview About Gibside Map Street View Gibside estate Gibside is a country estate, set amongst the peaks and slopes of the Derwent Valley, between Rowlands Gill, Tyne and Wear and ...
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- Overview History Map   Cullercoats village was founded in 1539. Historically the village depended on fishing; there was also local coal mining in so-called bell pits. The coal was used ...
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- Overview About Walbottle Map Street View   Walbottle is a village in Tyne and Wear. It is a western suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne. The village name, recorded in 1176 ...
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Monkton, South Tyneside
- Overview Map Street View Monkton is area in South Tyneside which is located to the south of Jarrow. The origins of Monkton date back to at least 1074 AD, when ...
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- Overview About Bishopwearmouth Map Street View   Bishopwearmouth is an area in Sunderland, North East England. Bishopwearmouth was one of the original three settlements on the banks of the river ...
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North Shields Fish Quay
- Overview About the Fish Quay Map Street View   North Shields Fish Quay is a fishing port located close to the mouth of the River Tyne, in North Shields, Tyne ...
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- Whickham is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, North East England, south west of Newcastle upon Tyne, and is situated on high ground overlooking the River Tyne. In ...
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St. Nicholas Hospital
- This psychiatric hospital, located in Coxlodge, originally opened in 1869 and named Newcastle upon Tyne Borough Lunatic Asylum. During the First World War patients were evacuated and the hospital became ...
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Brandling Village
- Summary Map Brandling Village is part of Jesmond, a suburb of Newcastle. Parts of Brandling Village were a designated conservation area which includes 36 grade II listed buildings and St. ...
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Whitburn, South Tyneside
- Overview About Whitburn Map Street View Whitburn is a village on the coast of South Tyneside, located between South Shields and the City of Sunderland. Whitburn is a village in ...
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- Overview About Alnmouth Map Street View Alnmouth is a large village in Northumberland located near the mouth of the River Aln where it flows into the North Sea. Bronze Age ...
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- Overview History Map Street View Alnwick is a historic market town in Northumberland, located on the banks of the River Aln, 32 miles south of Berwick-upon-Tweed 34 miles north of ...
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- Summary History Map Linthorpe is a suburb of Middlesbrough. Originally it was a small rural hamlet, but became part of Middlesbrough, as the town grew rapidly in the late 19th ...
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- Overview About Kirkleatham Map Street View Near Redcar Kirkleatham is a village in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. It is ...
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- Overview About Acklam Map Street View Acklam is a suburb of Middlesbrough, located to the east of Linthorpe. Before the growth of Middlesbrough, Acklam was small rural village. Earlier buildings ...
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Acklam Hall
- Overview About Acklam Hall Map Street View Acklam Hall was built by William Hustler in 1678 in the former village, and now suburb, of Acklam in Middlesbrough. The mansion, now ...
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Cambo, Northumberland
- Overview About Cambo Map Street View Cambo is a village in Northumberland located about 11 miles to the west of Morpeth. It is part of Wallington Estate, maintained by the ...
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- Overview About Staindrop Map Street View   Staindrop is a village and civil parish east of Barnard Castle in County Durham, England. The population (including Cleatlam and Killerby) at the ...
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- Overview Further Information Westoe is a suburb of South Shields. It was originally a separate village but was gradually absorbed into South Shields as the town expanded during the late ...
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- Overview History Nunthorpe is an area on outer suburbs of Middlesbrough, which was previously a separate village. It was referred to as Thorp in the Domesday book of 1086. Its ...
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Seaton Carew
- Overview About Seaton Carew Map Street View   Seaton Carew is a small seaside resort in County Durham, North East England, with a population of 6,018 (2001). It is situated ...
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Tudhoe, County Durham
- Overview About Tudhoe Map Street View Tudhoe is a village in County Durham which is adjacent to Spennymoor. Tudhoe is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated ...
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- Overview About Haltwhistle Map Street View   Haltwhistle is a small town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, 10 miles east of Brampton, near Hadrian's Wall. It had a population ...
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- Overview About Guyzance Map Street View Guyzance is a village in Northumberland, located by the River Coquet and about 5 miles south of Alnwick and 3 miles west of Warkworth. ...
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Embleton, Northumberland
- Overview About Embleton Map Street View   Embleton village and civil parish in the English county of Northumberland is about 0.5 miles from the bay that carries its name. The ...
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- Overview About Ashbrooke Map Street View Backhouse Park, Mowbray Park, Charlton House, Langham Tower, Ashbrooke House, Bede Tower, St. John's Methodist Church, Christ Church, West Hendon House Ashbrooke is a residential area ...
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- Sir Anthony Eden, Priminister in the 1955-1957, was born at Windlestone Hall in 1897.
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- Overview History Map Street View   Wolsingham sits at the confluence of the River Wear and Waskerley Beck. It is a small settlement and one of the first market towns ...
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Barningham, County Durham
- Overview About Barningham Map Street View Barningham is a village in County Durham, in the Pennines, located about 2 miles south of Greta Bridge and 4 miles south-west of Barnard ...
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Newbiggin (Teesdale)
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- Overview About Witton-le-Wear Map Street View   Witton-le-Wear is a small village in County Durham, North East England. It is situated on the north bank of the River Wear, to ...
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Whorlton, County Durham
- Overview About Whorton Map Street View Whorlton in County Durham is a village located on the North banks of the River Tees, about 3.5 miles South East of Barnard Castle. Whorlton ...
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Greta Bridge
- Overview About Greta Bridge Map Street View Greta Bridge is a village in the south of County Durham, located about 3 miles south-east of Barnard Castle. The village has been ...
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Shotley Bridge
- Overview About Shotley Bridge Map Street   Shotley Bridge is a village in the Derwent Valley, adjoining the town of Consett in County Durham, England. Shotley Bridge was once the ...
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Ingleton, County Durham
- Overview About Ingleton Map Street View Ingleton (County Durham) is a village located about 8 miles west of Darlington. Not to be confused with Ingleton in North Yorkshire. Ingleton is a ...
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Little Newsham
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Kirk Merrington
- Overview Map Street View The village of Kirk Merrington is part of the Spennymoor township, located between the towns of Bishop Auckland and Ferryhill.
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- Muggleswick is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles to the west of Consett. the population was 130 at the 2001 Census ...
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Bishop Middleham
- Overview History Map Street View Bishop Middleham is a village near Sedgefield in County Durham. Bishop Middleham is thought to have Anglo-Saxon origins. There are earthwork ruins of Bishop Middleham Castle ...
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- Overview About Lintzford Map Street View Lintzford is a village on the banks of the River Derwent in the north of County Durham, near Rowlands Gill in Tyneside.  Lintzford is a small ...
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- "Trimdon has been the site of an established settlement since at least the 12th century and there has been documented evidence of archaeological discoveries dating from the Bronze Age onwards. ...
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- Overview About Gainford Map Street View Gainford is a village in County Durham located by the River Tees and about 6 miles West of Darlington and a similar distance East of ...
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Hardwick Park
- Hardwick Park is a country park near Sedgefield.
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- Overview About Burnopfield Map Street View "The settlement of Burnopfield is believed to have Anglo-Saxon origins, but its interest today lies in its connections with the local coal mining industry ...
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- Overview About Cotherstone Map Street View Cotherstone is a village in County Durham which is situated near the confluence of the River Balder and the River Tees. Cotherstone is located ...
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- Overview About Middleton-in-Teesdale Map Street View   Middleton-in-Teesdale is a small market town in County Durham, in England. It is situated on the north side of Teesdale between Eggleston and ...
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- Overview About Eggleston Map Street View   Eggleston is a village in County Durham, in England. The population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 Census was 448. It ...
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- Overview About Map Street View Brancepeth is a village in County Durham, about 8km south-west of the city of Durham; it is also a civil parish. The village includes Brancepeth ...
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Annfield Plain
- Overview About Annfield Plain Map Annfield Plain is a village in County Durham, located between Stanley and Consett. The village's past is strongly associated with coal mining, which can be ...
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- Overview About Romaldkirk Map Street View   Romaldkirk is a village in Teesdale, County Durham, in the Pennines of England. The village lies within the historic boundaries of the North ...
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Albert Park, Middlesbrough
- Summary About Albert Park Map "A public park designed by William Barratt of Wakefield and opened 11th August 1868, with war memorial entrance screen walls and a cenotaph of 1922...The idea ...
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Killingworth Village
- Overview About Map Street View Killingworth Village is located in the south east part of Killingworth. The village and surrounding area was an important industrial area during the 18th and ...
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Coatham Mundeville
- Overview Map Street View Coatham Mundeville is a village in the borough of Darlington in County Durham. It is situated by the River Skerne near Brafferton, on the A167 between ...
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- Wackerfield is a hamlet in the Borough of Darlington, County Durham, which is located between Staindrop and West Auckland off the A688.
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Grainger Town
- Overview About Grainger Town Grainger Town is the historic heart of Newcastle, which incorporates streets built in a neo-classical style by Richard Grainger between 1824 and 1841, including the Grainger ...
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Old Cassop
- Overview Map Street View Old Cassop is a small rural village in County Durham, located about 4 miles south-east of the city of Durham and a mile north-west of (New) ...
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- Overview About Marton Map Street View Marton-in-Cleveland is a suburb of Middlesbrough, previously a separate village, the older parts being a conservation area. St Cuthbert's Church in Marton is thought ...
Conservation Profiles
- Profiles of Conservation areas in Newcastle. January 2011

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Brandling Village Consevation Area Character Statement
- Detailed description, maps and photographs. "Brandling Village Conservation Area was designated in 1976. Brandling Village Conservation Area is an excellent example of a Victorian and Edwardian suburb that was essentially ...

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Roker Park Conservation Area
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- Overview Map Street View Lamesley is a rural village located by the River Team in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. Lamesley is also a civil parish which incorporates Kibblesworth, Lamesley ...
IPA17: Conservation Area Character Statements, Strategies and Policy Guidelines
- "This Interim Policy Advice contains conservation area character statements for Gateshead’s 22 Conservation areas along with adopted strategies and development policy guidelines for fourteen of these areas. The Advice ...

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- Overview Map Street View Summerhill is a late Georgian residential suburb, which climbs the hill westwards out of Newcastle upon Tyne, between the city centre and the West End. The ...
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Ashbrooke Conservation Area
- Ashbrooke Conservation Area was designated in 1969, and is the largest conservation area in Sunderland, covering almost 75 hectares. Ashbrooke  is a spacious, leafy suburb with Victorian terraced housing, fine ...


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