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- a building is defined in the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 as
"including any structure or erection, and any part of a building". This was amended by The
Housing and Planning Act 1986 to include in the case of listed buildings, "any object or structure
which is fixed to a building, or which falls within the curtilage of the building and, although not
fixed to the building, has formed part of the land since before 1 July 1948, shall be treated as part
of the building."
All of this implies a degree of permanence and a three dimensional quality.
Listing of roads paths etc is very difficult as individual items, the curtilage law can be useful in this