Conisbrough conservation area

Conisbrough was designated a conservation area on 4 January 1974.

The first appraisal was finalised in February 2010 after being out to consultation. This was reviewed in March 2015 to take account of any significant changes that have occurred there since the original appraisal. The appraisal and review are available below:

Conisbrough Conservation Area Appraisal - Pages 1-17
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Conisbrough Conservation Area Appraisal - Pages 18-47
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Conisbrough Conservation Area Appraisal - Pages 48-80
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Conisbrough - Map 1 - Origin and Development
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Conisbrough - Map 2 - Positive Features
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Conisbrough - Map 3 - Negative and Neutral Features
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Conisbrough - Map 4 - Views
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Conisbrough Conservation Area Appraisal - Review (update)
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To view the location of the conservation area go to the Heritage Map.

Conisbrough conservation area is dominated by the castle and the church, both of which are Grade I listed buildings, with the castle also being a scheduled monument. Conisbrough castle is located on a hill-top with the town, which is centred around the church, on a spur behind. The town dates from at least the Anglo-Saxon period, with its main street pattern and the church originating from this period. There are a large amount of trees and green spaces especially around the castle and the north-eastern parts of the conservation area.

The conservation area has several 17th and 18th century properties, but there are also numerous buildings from the Victorian period, mainly in the form of commercial and residential terraces. Buildings tend to be mainly of a simple form and use a limited range of materials; brick, render or stone walls, with natural Welsh slate or clay pantiles for the roof. Stone boundary walls are a significant feature.

Within the conservation area there are eight listed structures which, as well as other significant buildings and features, are outlined within the appraisal. The listed structures can also be viewed on the Heritage Map which gives the address, grade and reference number of the listed building. The reference number can be used to find the listing description for any individual listed building using the Historic England database

Just outside the current boundary are two further listed buildings which are recommended to be included within the conservation area as part of amendments to its boundary (see appraisal and its review).

Further Information

Further Information about Conservation Areas can be found at Conservation Areas in Doncaster.

If you have any queries about the conservation area contact:
Doncaster Council, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU
Tel: 01302 734922 or 735199

Last updated: 28 January 2021 17:57:48