Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 2
Managing Significance in Decision-Taking in the Historic Environment
This document contains useful information on assessing the significance of heritage assets, using appropriate expertise, historic environment records, recording and furthering understanding, neglect and unauthorised works, marketing and design and distinctiveness.
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