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Conservation Area

Character Area E forms the historic core of Market Bosworth and the focus of the Conservation Area. It consists of the following:

  1. Listed and Locally Listed buildings
  2. District Retail Centre (retail, commercial and leisure services)
  3. The historic St Peter’s Church and Churchyard
  4. Bosworth Hall Hotel and grounds
  5. Community services and facilities.

The land uses and building form within Character Area E have the defined character of:

  1. A tight historic grain following historic street patterns with predominately terraced properties
  2. The setting of the Conservation Area defined by the views and vistas through the Conservation Area and out into the Countryside
  3. Traditional building lines
  4. Narrow pavements and winding roads
  5. Buildings fronting onto the street or defined with small frontages bounded by low walls or railings
  6. Dominated by red brick buildings
  7. Clay roof tiles and slate the most common roofing materials.

Market Square From Station Road

Description and definitions of the character of the Conservation Area are provided in the following documents:

  1. The Market Bosworth Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan, Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council (2014)
  2. Market Bosworth Conservation Area Character Appraisal, The Market Bosworth Society, (2006)
  3. An Appraisal of the Character of the Approaches to the Market Bosworth Conservation Area, Market Bosworth Society (2013)

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