Chapter 9. Conservation and Historic Designed Landscapes

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Jonathan Lovie

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch9

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Lovie, J. (2007) Conservation and Historic Designed Landscapes, in Understanding Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111720

Online ISBN: 9780470691823



  • building conservation;
  • historic designed landscapes;
  • historic parks;
  • historic gardens;
  • building conservation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background to the Conservation of Historic Parks and Gardens

  • Identifying and Understanding Historic Designed Landscapes

  • Assessment of Significance and Designation: The National Picture

  • The Register of Parks and Gardens and the Planning System

  • Local Designations and Conservation Tools

  • Enabling Development and Historic Landscapes

  • Historic Landscapes and the Reform of the Designation System

  • Conclusion

  • Sources of Advice and Support

  • Endnotes