Historic buildings restoration grant: Countryside Stewardship

Capital grant to help farmers and land managers restore historic buildings: find out about eligibility, how to apply and the scheme’s rules.

Applies to England



Historic buildings restoration grant is now closed. The deadline for submission of PA2 and HE2 applications was 20 April 2020. All work must be completed within 2 years of the agreement start date, and all claims must be submitted within a further 3 months.

Published 29 March 2018
Last updated 8 February 2022 + show all updates
  1. Applications closed - page updated

  2. Page updated to reflect the scheme deadline

  3. The deadline for submission of PA2 and HE2 applications is now Monday 20 April 2020

  4. Multiple updates to the manual to reflect the new application deadline of 30 March 2020, and the transfer of the management of the scheme from Natural England to RPA. Contact details for Lake District and Dartmoor NPAs also updated.

  5. 'Deadline for submission of PA2 and HE2 applications now 30 March 2020' wording added to call-out box.

  6. Change to closing date from January 2019 to August 2019

  7. Added contact details for National Park advisers.

  8. You cannot apply now if you missed 29 June 2018 deadline for stage 1 of application process.

  9. Manual updated with implementation plan deadline of 29 June 2018.

  10. 3 stage application process added, also first deadline of 29 June 2018. We will update the manual shortly.

  11. Change to the telephone number for the Countryside Stewardship transactional hub in Reading.

  12. First published.