Heritage Council


What is Curtilage?: Useful Principles for Protected Structures (2010)

Protection of a protected structures extends to the land and structures lying within its curtilage. ‘Curtilage’ is the area of ground directly connected with the functioning or inhabitation of a structure, such as a yard, a basement or a passageway to the structure. In this article, Colm Murray, Architecture Officer, outlines the findings of a study on curtilage undertaken by the Heritage Council.

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