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Guide Heritage Strategy and Local Heritage Assets

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2. Local Heritage Assets

Guide for the Listing of Local Heritage Assets 

Our heritage assets, including those of local, national and international value, are an irreplaceable resource that contribute to the quality of life for residents and it is important that they can be enjoyed by current and future generations.

We have recently produced a Guide for the Listing of Local Heritage Assets which is intended to help local communities to identify and assess features of character with a local heritage value. These are known as non-designated heritage assets and may go on a local list for their area.

It is often the things that are not significant on a national scale that make the biggest contribution to the ‘distinctiveness’ of a local area and that is what we hope to capture by supporting the listing of local heritage assets. Establishing a list of local heritage assets can have a positive effect on the planning process and be beneficial for local places and communities.

The Guide for the Listing of Local Heritage Assets can be viewed here.

If you would like any further information on the guide, or advice on submitting comments, please contact the planning policy section on 01395 517483.

Consultation Details

A consultation on the Draft Local List Guide concluded on 19 March 2019.  All responses to the consultation have been considered and the document has been amended.  The amended document was approved by the Strategic Planning Committee on 10 June 2019. 

The consultation comments received can be viewed below:

Broadclyst Local History Society
Clyst St George Parish Councillor
Colyton Parish Council
County Archaeologist, Devon County Council
Cranbrook Town Council
East Devon District Council - Property, Regeneration and Economics
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Exmouth Historical and Archaeological Society
Exmouth Town Planning Committee
Feniton Parish Council
Lichfields on behalf of Bourne Leisure
M S Lee Associates Ltd
Natural England
Otter Valley Association
Sid Vale Association
South West Airfields Heritage Trust
South West Water
Stockland Parish Council
The Sampson Society
West Hill Parish Council

Please note that we usually upload comments to the website including the name of the person commenting, although personal details (signature, address, email and telephone number) are redacted. Where comments are received from an organisation or business, contact details will not usually be redacted. In some cases, for instance where comments are deemed to be offensive or confidential, comments may not be made public or an officer summary may be uploaded instead.

Data protection

Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of the Local List consultation and may inform other planning policy work.

Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purpose of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes.

Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed at: /privacy