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Conservation statistics and contacts

Eden boasts a wealth of historic buildings, structures, landscapes and areas, and a rich cultural heritage spanning the last 6,000 years. This helps to make Eden an enjoyable place to live and such a fascinating place to visit. We are proud of our historic environment and want to conserve it. Outside of the National Park, over 15% of all our buildings are defined as historic, that is, they are listed buildings, and/or are in a designated conservation area.

Areas and buildings defined as historic in Eden outside the National Park Number of Entries
Grade I Listed Buildings 38
Grade II* Listed Buildings 118
Grade II Listed Buildings 1,448
Ungraded Listed Buildings 1
Total Number of Listed Buildings (all grades) 1,605
Conservation Areas 24
Listed Buildings at Risk 10
Scheduled Ancient Monuments 219

There are many other fine buildings in Eden that were built before 1919, using traditional construction techniques that are substantially different from those we use today. Find out more about various aspects of traditional buildings by looking on Useful Conservation Links.

For details of buildings at risk search the Heritage at Risk Register on Historic England's website.

Who do I contact?

Eden District Council

For more details on general conservation policy, listed buildings and conservation area enquiries in Eden district, outside the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks:

Cumbria County Council

For archaeology enquiries in Eden District, outside the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park:

For details of the help and advice given go to Cumbria Historic Environment Service on Cumbria County Council's website

Lake District National Park Authority

For general conservation policy, listed buildings, conservation areas and archaeology enquiries in the Lake District National Park Authority area, please contact:

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

For more details on archaeological features, listed buildings, conservation areas, traditional farm buildings, Historic Environment Record go to Historic buildings and features on Yorkshire Dales National Park's website.

Cumbria Historic Environment Record

For more details see Cumbria Historic Environment Records on Cumbria County Council's website.