Conservation statistics and contacts

Eden boasts a wealth of historic buildings, structures, landscapes and areas. It has 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.

Listed buildings

Fifteen percent of all buildings defined as historic in the area of Eden outside of the national parks are listed buildings.

Number of listed buildings and in each grade
Listed building grade Number of listed buildings
Grade I Listed Buildings 37
Grade II* Listed Buildings 119
Grade II Listed Buildings 1,447
Ungraded Listed Buildings 1
Total Number of Listed Buildings (all grades) 1,604

The number of Listed Buildings in Eden thought to be at risk is 10.

Visit Heritage at Risk Register on the Historic England website, which lets you search for buildings, places of worship, monuments, parks and gardens, conservation areas, battlefields and wreck sites that are listed and have been assessed and found to be at risk.

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.

Conservation areas

Eden has 18 designated Conservation Areas.

Scheduled Ancient Monuments

There are 219 Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Eden.

Conservation contacts

Contact Development Management for more details on general conservation policy, listed buildings and conservation area enquiries in Eden area, outside the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Lake District National Park Authority

Conservation areas on Lake District National Park Authority website gives details about each conservation area, building tradition and the benefits of living in a conservation area.

Listed Buildings on the Lake District National Park Authority website explains what a listed building is, finding out if a building is listed, listed buildings grades, the effects of listing, applying and carrying out works on a listed building.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Historic buildings and features on Yorkshire Dales National Park's website gives details on how they want to help people to conserve, enhance and bring back into use the most important historical sites, buildings and structures in the National Park.

Historic Environment Service

Historic Environment Service gives details about the historic environment of Cumbria. It also offers advice on the conserving and managing of archaeology sites and monument for areas outside the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Cumbria Historic Environment Record

Historic Environment Records gives details of information known archaeological sites, finds, landscapes, buildings and other aspects of the historic environment.

Last updated: Wednesday, 24 April, 2024.