Kniveton Conservation Area is predominantly a rural area, the village being set within a wider landscape setting.
Land and buildings to the north and south of Main Street are included, as are land and buildings to the west and east of Foxholes Lane, the most southerly building being Brook Farm.
The original designation of Kniveton Conservation Area was in March 1998. There have been no further amendments to the boundary. It currently comprises 28.9 hectares.
Within Kniveton Conservation Area there are 75 buildings, of which 10 are listed entries. The Church of St. Michaels on Main Street, is listed Grade I. The remainder are listed Grade II and range from cottages to churches, from public houses to farmhouses. All are recognised for the contribution they make both individually and to the street-scene.
Kniveton Conservation Area contains no Scheduled Monuments.
Buildings at Risk
None of the listed buildings within the Kniveton Conservation Area are recognised by the District Council as being 'at risk'.
Article 4 Directions
There are no additional planning controls, such as an Article 4 Direction, on properties in Kniveton Conservation Area.