Rother District has a rich architectural legacy, including as it does the historic market towns of Battle and Rye, the Victorian and Edwardian seaside town of Bexhill-on-Sea, a host of picturesque villages, listed buildings including many isolated farmsteads dispersed throughout the High Weald, together with modernist buildings from the 1930s and 1960s, and some strong examples of contemporary architecture.

Over 82% of Rother District lies within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, while there are 10 designated Conservation Areas and some 2,500 Listed Buildings in the District.

On these pages, you will find information and advice relating to Building Conservation and Design.