Town and Country Planning

PLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 19902020-03-182020-03-25TSO (The Stationery Office), customer.services@thegazette.co.uk354019762957

AYLESBURY VALE DISTRICT COUNCIL

PLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990 SECTIONS 69 AND 70

LITTLE HORWOOD CONSERVATION AREA

NOTICE IS GIVEN under the provisions of the 1990 Act that Aylesbury Vale District Council (“the Council”) has determined that the area described in the Schedule to this Notice is an area of special architectural or historic interest, and that it is desirable to preserve or enhance its character or appearance. It has accordingly designated the area as a ‘Conservation Area’ (“CA”).

A plan defining the boundary of the CA, together with the relevant reports to the Council’s Cabinet are available for inspection at the District Council Offices at The Gateway, Gatehouse Way, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire from 8.45am to 5.15pm Monday to Thursday, 8.45am to 4.45pm Fridays.

The principal effects of the designation are: -

a) Consent must be obtained from the Council for the demolition of any building (save for excepted buildings) in the CA.

b) Special publicity must be given to planning applications for development in the CA.

c) In carrying out any functions under the Planning Acts (and, in particular, in determining applications for planning permission and listed building consent), the Council and the Secretary of State are required to take into account the desirability of preserving or enhancing the character or appearance of the CA.

d) It becomes an offence (subject to certain exceptions) to cut down, top, lop, uproot or wilfully damage any tree in the CA except where consent has been given by the Council;

e) Controls over advertisements are extended;

f) Permitted development rights are more restricted in the CA.

Dated the 18th March 2020

Susan Kitchen, Corporate Planner

SCHEDULE

THE LITTLE HORWOOD CONSERVATION AREA INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING BUILDINGS (INCLUDING THEIR CURTILAGES), STRUCTURES AND OPEN SPACES:

Church Street: The whole of the carriageway and all buildings and spaces fronting or with accesses onto the western side from The Old Farm, to and including, 3, Church Lane (Jasmine Cottage). All buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto the eastern side from The Shoulder of Mutton to 2, Church Lane.

Winslow Road: All buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto Winslow Road from Villiers House to Meadow View and including Scot’s Meadow. The whole of the lane leading up from Winslow Road to Hill Farm including Hill Farm, its domestic curtilage, outbuildings and land extending down to the boundary that runs just north-west of the track leading off the south-western side of the lane leading up to Hill Farm, and the land between Hill Farm and the buildings fronting Church Lane, extending northwards to the south-western boundary of The Old Farm. The CA also includes the small triangular area of land at the junction of the lane to Hill Farm, Winslow Road and Clays Lane and includes the whole carriageway down to opposite the south-western boundary of 9, Winslow Road (Brook Farmhouse). On the eastern side of Winslow Road the CA boundary includes all buildings and the curtilage of 9, Brooke Farmhouse, 7 (Snows Cottage, 1 (Brook Cottage) and 3, Chapel Cottage).

Clays Lane: - The whole of the carriageway and all buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto Clays Lane including 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (The Firs), 4A (Pond House)

The Green:- The whole carriageway and all buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto The Green including nos. 1, Green Farm, The Mews, Longcroft, Field View, 3, 4, 5, 7, (The Ferns), 8, 9, 10, 11, The Green.

Mursley Road:-The whole of the carriageway and all buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto the north-eastern side of Mursley Road including 1 (Roseberry), 3 (Cherry Tree Cottages), 5 (Moat House), 5a (Rushbrook House), 7 (Ivy Cottage), The Garden of Peace, 9-11 (The Old Crown). All buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto the southern side of Mursley Road including 2 (Watercroft), 4 (The Clays), 8 (Lavender Cottage), 12, 12a (Brambles), Little Horwood Memorial Hall, 14a (Garden House), 16 (The Old Laundry). The whole of the carriageway from junction with Wood End up to opposite the south-eastern boundary of 2, Wood End.

Wood End: - The CA boundary includes 2A Wood End located at the junction of Wood End and Mursley Road. It runs along the south-eastern and north-eastern boundary of 2A Wood End, crosses the carriageway and runs along the north-eastern boundary of (and includes 1A Wood End. And 1B (Pear Tree Cottage) Wood End. It cuts across the entrance to the paddocks and follows the line of the rear domestic garden boundaries of 1 C (The Paddocks) to 25 (Moats Fields) Wood End. It runs along the northern domestic boundary of 25 (Moats Field) Wood End to junction with the carriageway. The CA boundary includes the whole of the carriageway from opposite the south-western boundary of 18 (The Oaks) Wood End extending northwards until the termination of the carriageway. The boundary also includes all buildings and spaces fronting or with access onto the eastern side of Wood End from 18 (The Oaks) Wood End, northwards 28 (Wood End Cottage) Wood End.

Moated Site At the northern end of Wood End, the boundary turns north-westwards and follows the line of the footpaths that runs along the northern-eastern and then the north-western boundary of the field immediately to the west of Wood End. At the junction with another footpath it turns south-eastwards and follows the second footpath for a short distance until it junctions with the north-western boundary of the moated site. The CA boundary turns south-westwards and follows the north-western boundary of the moated site until it junctions with the southern corner of the Recreation ground. Here it turns north-west to follow the south-western boundary of the Recreation ground until it meets a footpath and follows the line of this footpath which cuts north-westwards across the Recreation Ground to the north-eastern boundary of the Recreation Ground adjacent to the Sport Court. It runs along the north-eastern and south-western boundaries of the sports courts and then continues along the north-eastern and south-western boundaries of the Shoulder of Mutton until it junctions with Church Lane.