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State of Conservation (SOC)

Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral
  Germany
Date of Inscription: 1996
Nomination records (Year): 1983, 1995, 2008
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(ii)(iv)
Danger List: Yes
Threats*
  • Housing
  • Management systems/ management plan
Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2004 -2006
Threats to the Site:
  • Urban development pressure through high-rise building project impacting on the visual integrity of the Cathedral as a landmark;
  •  Lack of buffer-zone


* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.