Part of the village is a designated conservation area. This is designed to protect the special architectural character and historic interest of the village. Planning applications within this area should should show how the proposals preserve and enhance the character of the area, and demonstrate that the proposals are in sympathy with the surroundings. Special attention should be given to the design, scale and use of the materials, so that the existing character of the area is not damaged.
The Parish Explorer map now includes the conservation area.