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|
|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:
Contact: Development Management
Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Friargate, Penrith CA11 7YG
Telephone: 01768 817817
Cumbria County Council
For archaeology enquiries in Eden District, outside the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park:
Contact: Senior Historic Environment Officer
Address: Cumbria County Council, County Offices, Busher Walk, Kendal LA9 4RQ
Telephone: 01539 713428
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:
Contact: Conservation and Design Adviser
Address: Lake District National Park Authority, Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal LA9 7RL
Telephone: 01539 724555
Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
- Contact: Historic Environment Team
Address: Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Yoredale, Bainbridge, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3EL
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 0300 456 0030
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.