Listed Building Guidance Notes
News on Pew Adaptation
What to do about pews? Remove them? Adapt them? Love them?
This is about a church where the pews have become movable assets. It’s Terrington St Clement parish church in Norfolk where the Victorian pews are now on mobile metal frames. read more here.
Caring for Cumbria's Churches
The Caring for Cumbria's Churches' project, supported by the National Heritage Lottery Fund, focusses on improving sustainability and resilience of church buildings across Cumbria. This ecumenical project aims to provide those who care for church buildings with a series of "tools" to help manage these unique buildings, realise their potential as community assets and raise their profile as places of valuable heritage interest. The following tools are offered:
- Maintenance Checklist;
- Videos; and
- Sustainability Rosette.
For further details please follow this link: https://www.ctfc.org.uk/caring-for-cumbrias-churches/ or email email@example.com
Methodist and Nonconformist Chapels in Cornwall
The Methodist Church has been working with Historic England and Cornwall Council on producing guidance to help congregations make informed decisions about how to adapt and make changes to nonconformist chapels. This guidance can be found here, and is generic advice applicable to chapels nationwide - Methodist and Nonconformist Chapels in Cornwall
Building Conservation website
A very useful source of information relating to the historic built environment is the Building Conservation website, please click here to access.
Other Useful Guidance Notes Include:
Historic Environment Scotland Inform Series:
Methodist Church Guidance Notes:
Disability and Access provision in historic chapels
Listed Buildings: Photographic Records and Archives
Removal of Pews from Historic Chapels
Statements of Significance and Need
Statement of Significance - Example 1
Statement of Significance - Example 2
Statement of Need - Example 1
Statement of Need - Example 2
Submission of Schemes to Support Services in Manchester
Window Protection of Historic Buildings
Window Replacement in Historic Buildings