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Faculty for extension refused on aesthetic grounds

by Shiranikha Herbert, Legal Correspondent

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 @ 03:19

THE size and appearance of a two-storey extension to a church would damage the church both aesthetically and architecturally, and any necessity for the extension was insufficient to justify that, Chancellor Mark Blackett-Ord ruled in the Consistory Court of Leicester diocese. He refused to grant a faculty for building works to All Saints', Cossington, a Grade II* church said to be of 12th-century origin.

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