are designated for their special architectural and historical interest. To
merit designation the property must satisfy set criteria, prepared by Historic
Scotland, which distinguishes their significance.
Where are Listed
Buildings in the Park?
There are 563
buildings or structures listed in the National Park and they
range from castles to small cottages and piers to aqueducts. The National Park
Authority holds the list of buildings and structures which are scheduled or listed
within the National Park. You can also search
the Historic Scotland website for information on a listed building or we can advise you whether or not your
property is listed.
Our Built Heritage Adviser, Susan McGowan, can
be contacted if you have any questions about maintenance work on your listed
building tel: 01389 722600 or email:
Historic Scotland have produced a selection of helpful Inform Guides. Please
note these are PDF files available for download from the Historic Scotland
To view the full range of Inform Guides visit Historic
Do I need Listed Building Consent?
Listed Building Consent will be required for any works, both
external and internal, which affect its character. We are happy to provide
advice on whether Listed Building Consent will be required or not.
Please contact our Planning Information Officer in the first
instance who will direct your enquiry tel: 01389 722024 or email
How do I apply?
Where it is a Category ‘A’ or ‘B’ listed building we will
consult Historic Scotland. Where the building is a Category ‘C’(s) listed
building we will consult our internal Built Heritage Adviser. We can either
approve, approve with conditions, or refuse your application. If it is refused
you have the right to an appeal to the Scottish Ministers.
Built Heritage Repair Grant
In August 2013 the National
Park launched its Built
Heritage Repair Grant which focused on the repair and restoration of
traditional, pre-1914 buildings, including listed buildings, which are visible
from main routes through the National Park.