A Glossary of terms used in this section
A statutory designation by a local authority, of an area of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance.
Conservation Area Partnership (CAP)
A grant aid scheme funded by local authorities and either English Heritage or the Heritage Lottery Fund, to assist the repair and enhancement of historic buildings and their setting, in a Conservation Area.
Cotton city, a Victorian sobriquet for Manchester as the world centre of the cotton industry.
Countryside Stewardship Agri-environment Scheme
A scheme which makes payments to farmers and land managers to improve the natural beauty and diversity of the countryside.