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Conservation areas (CAs) - West Dorset

We designated conservation areas in the following locations:

Use our interactive map to find out if your property is in a Conservation areas (CA).

Detailed studies into some of our CAs:

West Dorset Conservation areas
Conservation Area (CA)Appraisal documents
Abbotsbury

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Chickerell CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Alton Pancras N/A
Beaminster

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (Adopted 22 October 2015).

Bishops Caundle N/A
Bothenhampton

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). The district council then approved an extension to the Bothenhampton CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Bradford Abbas In December 2013 we adopted the  Bradford Abbas CA Appraisal part A and  Bradford Abbas CA Appraisal part B as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
Bradford Peverell

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Bradpole

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Bothenhampton CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Bridport

We adopted the West Bay appraisal on 28 January 2003 and approved a revised appraisal on 10 December 2013. The Bridport appraisal was adopted on 20 April 2004 and revised on 12 October 2010. Extensions to the Bridport CA boundary were approved on 12 October 2010.

These appraisals support CA policies in the Local Plan.

The appraisals and Bridport's accompanying map:

Bridport  Harbour (West Bay)

We adopted the West Bay appraisal on 28 January 2003 and approved a revised appraisal on 10 December 2013. The Bridport appraisal was adopted on 20 April 2004 and revised on 12 October 2010. Extensions to the Bridport CA boundary were approved on 12 October 2010

These appraisals support CA policies in the Local Plan.

The appraisals and Bridport's map:

Broadwindsor

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Buckland Newton

We adopted the appraisal in December 2009 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Burton Bradstock

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Cattistock

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Cerne Abbas

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Charminster

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Charlton Down (Charminster Herrison) In December 2012 we adopted the  Charlton Down CA Appraisal as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
Charmouth

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved extensions to the Chideock CA and a new CA at north Chideock and Seatown in November 2008. Further extensions in Chideock and Seatown were approved in December 2009. Details of the changes are included in the appraisal.

Chedington N/A
Chetnole N/A
Chickerell

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Chickerell CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Chideock

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved extensions to the Chideock CA and a new CA at north Chideock and Seatown in November 2008. Further extensions in Chideock and Seatown were approved in December 2009. Details of the changes are included in the appraisal.

Corscombe N/A
Dewlish N/A
Dorchester

We adopted the appraisal on 29 July 2003 as extra planning guidance to the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Evershot

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Eype N/A
Frampton

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Frome St Quintin

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Godmanstone

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Higher Kingston N/A
Langton Herring

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Chickerell CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Leigh N/A
Littlebredy N/A
Litton Cheney

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Loders and Uploders

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007, and in the following December, after further consultation, agreed and included an extension to the Loders and Uploders CA. The appraisal supports conservation policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Long Bredy

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Chickerell CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Longburton N/A
Lyme Regis

We adopted the appraisal in October 2010 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Maiden Newton

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Melbury Osmond N/A
Minterne Magna N/A
Nether Compton N/A
Netherbury

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Oborne N/A
Osmington

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Owermoigne

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Piddlehinton

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies if the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Piddletrenthide

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies if the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Portesham

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Chickerell CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Powerstock & Nettlecombe

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007, and in the following December, after further consultation, agreed and included an extension to the Loders and Uploders CA. The appraisal supports conservation policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Poxwell N/A
Poyntington N/A
Puddletown

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Puncknowle

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Purse Caundle N/A
Sandford Orcas N/A
Sherborne We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved extensions to the Sherborne CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the Sherborne CA appraisal. The  Sherborne Assets Map is also available.
Shipton Gorge

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

South Perrott N/A
Stinsford and Lower Bockhampton

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Stoke Abbot

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Swyre N/A
Sydling St Nicholas

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Symondsbury

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Bothenhampton CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Thornford N/A
Tolpuddle

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Trent In December 2013 we adopted the  Trent CA Appraisal as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
Walditch

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). We then approved an extension to the Bothenhampton CA in November 2008, details of which are included in the appraisal.

Warmwell In October 2011 we adopted the  Warmwell CA Appraisal as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
West Knighton

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

West Milton N/A
West Stafford

We adopted the appraisal in January 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Whitchurch Canonicorum We adopted the  Whitchurch Canonicorum CA appraisal in October 2010 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
Whitcombe N/A
Winterborne St Martin In October 2011 we adopted the  Winterborne St Martin CA Appraisal as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
Winterbourne Abbas

We adopted the appraisal in December 2007 as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).

Winterbourne Steepleton In December 2012 we adopted the  Winterbourne Steepleton CA appraisal and approved an extension to the CA in December 2013. The document supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015).
Yetminster In December 2009, we adopted the  Yetminster CA Appraisal as a document that supports CA policies in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan (adopted 22 October 2015). In October 2010, amendments to the CA boundary were approved and included in the appraisal.

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