Hackworth’s House given greater protection


More good news on getting our S&DR heritage assets properly protected by law. Timothy Hackworth’s house in Shildon has been upgraded from listed grade II to listed grade II*. This recognises its national importance and is a very high level of listing. The single storey cottages next door remain at grade II.
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Listing helps us to mark a building’s significance and celebrate its special architectural and historic interest. It brings specific protection so that its special interest can be properly considered in managing its future.