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Military Sites Post-1500

Designation Scheduling Selection Guide

An introductory guide setting out designation considerations for modern military sites from 1500 to the 20th century.

This selection guide offers an overview of military sites and monuments post-dating 1500 which are likely to be deemed to have national importance, and for which scheduling may be appropriate. It aims to do two things: to set these within their historical context, and to give an introduction to the designation approaches employed.


  • Introductions and definitions
  • Historical summary
  • Overarching designation considerations
  • Specific considerations when assessing military sites post-1500 for designation
  • Designation considerations by period
  • Protection through management or recording
  • Select bibliography

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed


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