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buying and converting a barn

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ScandinavianInUK Sun 06-Mar-16 10:55:37

Grateful for your views on buying an old barn and converting it to a house? Do locals/councils mind converting unused barns to something that'll get some use?

Lonecatwithkitten Sun 06-Mar-16 11:39:10

Depends on the barn, depends on the council, depends on the village.
I wanted to convert an barn that had been a cow Byre into a vets surgery was turned down as it was not close enough to it's original use!!! And not a broad enough cross section of the community would get to use it!!!! It's still unconverted and empty eight years later.

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