CONSERVATION AREA APPRAISAL - Sherburn House - January 2014

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    PDF. }....It is considered that the special character and significance of Sherburn House Conservation Area is derived from the following; and it is this character which must be preserved and enhanced: .......  The village’s rich heritage with medieval origins first established by the Prior of Durham Cathedral.  The survival of the historic settlement pattern with the hospital complex separate from the remainder of the built form.  The linear form and layout of the village along historic routes.  The fine collection of listed buildings (Grade II and II*) of the former medieval Leper Hospital, the retention of their historic courtyard arrangement, and their attractive green setting.  The diversity of the historic built form ranging from the medieval bridge and gatehouse, to 18th century dwellings, 19th century cottages, late Victorian properties and converted coach houses........"
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    Durham County Council
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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