Supreme Court clarifies 'building' definition in ruling against government in long-running listed urn case

The Supreme Court has handed down guidance over what constitutes a 'building' when considering whether structures should be listed, and ruled that the government must reconsider a landowner's appeal case arguing that a pair of 18th century urns should not have been included on the listed buildings register.

by Court reporter
The Supreme Court in London (Chrial Jon, Flickr)
The Supreme Court in London (Chrial Jon, Flickr)

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