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The historic environment includes national designations (for example listed buildings, registered parks and gardens and registered battlefields) and local designations (conservation areas and locally listed buildings) in Tewkesbury borough. Scheduled monuments and archaeology are the responsibility of Gloucester Archaeology.

Listed buildings and structures

There are (September 2012) 1,577 listed entries in the borough – to find out if a building or structure (such as a bridge) is listed visit Historic England – search the list.

Further information on listed buildings can also be seen at Historic England.

You will need to apply for listed building consent if you want to:

  • Alter or extend a listed building in a way which would affect the character of the building.
  • Demolish all or part of the building.

You may also need to apply for listed building consent for any works to structures in the grounds of a listed building such as walls, gates or railings.

It is a criminal offence to carry out work to a listed building without obtaining consent beforehand.

Registered parks, gardens and battlefields

Registered parks and gardens

There are (September 2012) seven registered parks and gardens in the borough.

Registered battlefields

There is one registered battlefield in the borough which relates to the Battle of Tewkesbury.

Local heritage list

Please see the dedicated webpage here for further information on the local heritage list.