Listed buildings in East Dorset
In East Dorset there are currently 690 entries in the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Importance, of which 19 are Grade I buildings and 41 are Grade II*.
The Planning Section carries out the council's statutory responsibilities in safeguarding the district's stock of historic buildings.
You can search for details of listed buildings using the National Heritage List for England.
We conduct pre-application discussions with owners and their agents on proposals to alter or extend historic buildings, provide advice on listed building applications, and where necessary helps in the enforcement of historic building legislation.
Advice is also given on the sensitive adaptation of redundant buildings that ensures their long-term conservation.
We advise on appropriate repairs to historic buildings in terms of architectural authenticity and the use of traditional materials and building techniques.