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Built & Cultural Heritage

This table shows the regional priorities relevant to the region you have selected.

Each regional priority has a unique code (column one) which will help you to identify your selected priorities when completing your Statement of Intent/Proposal.

The detailed description (column two) has been provided to help you understand the implications and outcomes being sought by each priority.

The package numbers (column three) will help you to cross reference those relevant packages to the regional priority you have selected, with the full list of packages detailed on the right hand side of the page.

Regional Priority Code

Built & Cultural Heritage Priorities

Relevant Packages

Conservation and enhancement of the historic environment, with priority given to proposals that:

ARG15a

a. Enhance and conserve the most significant rural vernacular buildings, archaeological or historic sites and historic landscapes. Particularly proposals that:

  • will contribute to the conservation and maintenance or enhancement of buildings or features in Argyll that are listed buildings or scheduled monuments.
5 & 6

ARG15b

b. Help to maintain local distinctiveness and promote local identity and pride of place through the management of vernacular rural buildings, archaeological or historic sites and historic landscapes.

Particularly proposals that:

  • enhance features of high historical, cultural and/or archaeological value where identified within local community development plans, e.g. Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Dalriada, Island and mainland community development plans, LLTNP Community Futures.
5, 6 & 35

ARG15c

c. Contribute to the preservation and development of skills and employment opportunities through the management of vernacular rural buildings, archaeological or historic sites and historic landscapes. Particularly proposals that:

  • help to maintain and enhance skills in traditional building methods within Argyll.
3-6

ARG15d

d. Increase public appreciation and understanding of, and access to, the historic environment. Particularly proposals:

  • identified in area based visitor or interpretation management plans, e.g. Mull Visitor Management plan, Lismore & Appin interpretive plan.
3-6, 35 & 37

ARG15e

e. Improve the viability of existing rural building stock, achieved by increasing the number and range of vernacular rural buildings that can be made viable or can continue to be viable for use. Particularly proposals that:

  • retain viability of vernacular farm and estate buildings in Argyll particularly where they are sympathetically converted to contribute towards a new rural enterprise or a more sustainable use.
3-6