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Xianning unveils the list of the first batch of historic buildings 18-03-15

  XIANNING - On Mar 14th, the correspondent learnt from the Xianning Municipal Bureau Of Urban Planning that the list of the first batch of the historic buildings has passed the certification and been announced, 19 old architectures have been identified as the first batch of historic buildings, including the Badoufan ancient house, the Huangjiazui residential buildings, Jinsuo bridge and Liusiquan well, etc.

  In July, 2017, the Municipal Bureau of Urban Planning together with the Municipal Bureau of Culture, Press, Publication, Radio and Television launched a general investigation of historic buildings, having preliminarily determined 303 historic buildings, which consists of 217 bridges and wharfs, 47 ancient residential buildings. In August, Xianning initially submitted the list of 150 historic buildings, adding material like the location plan and photos of them sequentially, which would be commented on, certificated and issued by the city government then.

  There are 19 architectures in this list of the first batch of historic buildings, which comprises 9 old bridges, 9 ancient residential buildings and an ancient well, involving 4 villages and townships, that is, the Gaoqiao town, Shuangxi town, Damu village and Henggou town, most of which were built in the Qing Dynasty, especially the Aotou bridge in Huangtie village, Gaoqiao town was built in the fifth year of the reign of Qing Emperor Daoguang (1825), owning 193 years of history.

  The responsible person of the Municipal Bureau of Urban Planning introduced that they will make a joint effort with the pertinent departments to reinforce the research, protection, utilization, maintenance and propaganda of historic buildings after the publication of this list, injecting vitality into these old buildings after the preservation of them.

  To get a hold of the current situation of historic buildings in Xianning as much as possible, the Municipal Bureau of Urban Planning is carrying out an activity of “searching for the historic blocks and architectures just around you”. So long as the citizens get a clue about it, they are welcomed to send it with files and pictures (photos) via e-mails:,, or call this number: 0715-8066593 (the Municipal Bureau of Urban and Rural Planning). By Wang Qifeng and Yu Jianping (

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