Ceredigion has a total of 13 conservation areas within the county. Which encompass many forms from historic landscapes, parks and gardens, distinctive field patterns and thoroughfares through to historic settlements, traditional buildings, ancient monuments and buried archaeological sites. It provides a constant reminder of past human enterprise, providing a source of enjoyment and learning, combining the natural environment and habitats to give us a unique sense of place.
Conservation Areas are designated to preserve and enhance the special character of areas of architectural or historic interest. The council have a duty to consider the designation of such areas under ‘Section 69 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990’. These conservation areas are selected according to the quality of the area as a whole, including the contribution of key individual or groups of buildings, trees, open space and streetscape.
Ceredigion Conservation Areas are important records of our historic towns and villages, providing daily reminders of our joint heritage, for future generations to enjoy.
Ceredigion Conservation Areas
- Aberaeron – Date added, 15 September 1969
- Aberystwyth – Date added, 6 March 1981
- Adpar – Date added, 15 July 1992
- Cardigan – Date added, 15 September 1989
- Cenarth – Date added, 15 July 1992
- Lampeter – Date added, 11 March 1987
- Llanbadarn Fawr – Date added, 5 January 1987
- Llandysul – Date added, 14 September 1988
- Llanddewi Brefi – Date added, 25 September 2007
- Llansantffraed – Date added, 17 November 1993
- Llanrhystud – Date added, 14 February 1992
- New Quay – Date added, 15 September 1969
- Tregaron – Date added, 5 April 1989