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Statutory Listed Buildings in Dudley

The Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest' is made up of buildings or structures which are considered to be of national importance because of their architectural or historic features. The statutory list is compiled by the Secretary of State hence they are referred to as 'Listed Buildings'. They are given special protection against inappropriate alteration or demolition.

There are around 300 statutorily listed buildings in the Borough of Dudley and the number increases yearly. Many of these buildings are a product of 18th and 19th century industrial growth, however there are earlier structures which show the development of building style over time.

The Council has also compiled a Local List of historic buildings in the Borough that do not meet the national criteria for inclusion on the statutory lists which are nevertheless worthy of protection and conservation in their own right.

Detailed records relating to listed buildings and other aspects of the historic environment can be found in the Dudley Historic Buildings Sites and Monuments' Record (HBSMR).

Works carried out to a Statutory listed building

Listed Building Consent is required from the local planning authority to alter or extend a listed building in a way that affects its character or appearance as a building of special architectural or historic interest.

This includes demolition and extending or altering any part of a listed building, inside, outside or within its boundary (curtilage) as well as the curtilage structures, which includes walls fences etc and parts of the building that are not visible from public spaces.

Any works undertaken to a building without listed building consent is considered to be a criminal offence. When considering applications for development to, or affecting the setting of, a listed building, the overriding consideration will be the effect on the significance of it as a designated heritage asset.

Please also note planning permission may also be required for the proposals. Early pre-application advice with the local planning authority is strongly advised for proposals that relate to a listed building.

For further information about what requires Listed Building Consent, please visit Historic England.

Listed building descriptions

The full descriptions of nationally designated heritage assets and the reasons as to why they were added to the statutory list is available look at the on National Heritage List for England (NHLE) available on Historic England’s website.

View the A to Z of Statutory Listed Buildings in Dudley

You can find out if a property you are interested in is locally listed by using the A-Z listing of the locally listed buildings in Dudley. To search, you can enter the name of the address into the keyword search box below, or search by district.

If you cannot find the information that you are looking for, please the contact the Historic Environment Team or ask at the reception desk at the Directorate of the Urban Environment, 4 Ednam Road, Dudley.

Address Brettell Lane, Old Crown Inn PH
District Brierley Hill
Grade II
SMR No 920
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