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  • The Maintenance and Repair of Traditional Farm Buildings

    This guidance provides practical advice to farmers, land managers and others involved with the maintenance and repair of traditional farm buildings.

    Series: Guidance

  • National Farmstead Assessment Framework

    Guidance to help secure sustainable development and the conservation of traditional farmsteads and their buildings through the planning system.

    Series: Guidance

  • National Farmsteads Character Statement

    Summary to help identify the character, significance and issues for change for farmsteads across England, and its National Character Areas.

    Series: Guidance

  • National Farm Building Types

    This document - which is linked the National Farmsteads Character Statement - summarises the character and significance of the principal types of farm building in England and provides consistent terminology for recording them.

    Series: Guidance

  • South East Farmsteads Character Statement

    Summary to help identify the character, significance and issues for change for farmsteads across England, and its National Character Areas, more detailed guidance using standard terminology to help users identify range of farmstead and building types.

    Series: Guidance

  • Protocol for the Care of the Government Historic Estate

    The Government is committed to setting a good example in the care of its historic estate. This Protocol explains how departments and agencies will put this commitment into practice.

    Series: Guidance

  • Conserving Historic Water Meadows

    This guide aims to promote wider awareness of the rich heritage of water meadows. It is intended primarily for nature conservation groups, farmers, landowners, communities or individuals undertaking habitat ‘restoration’ work on historic water meadows.

    Series: Guidance

  • Photogrammetric Applications for Cultural Heritage

    This guidance covers the practical application of photogrammetry in recording cultural heritage, with particular reference to structure from motion (SfM) techniques.

    Series: Guidance

  • Understanding the Archaeology of Landscapes

    This document provides practical guidance on the recording, analysis and understanding of earthworks and other historic landscape features by non-intrusive archaeological survey and investigation.

    Series: Guidance

  • Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance

    The primary aim of the Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance is to support the quality of decision-making, with the ultimate objective of creating a management regime for all aspects of the historic environment that is clear and transparent in its purpose and sustainable in its application.

    Series: Guidance

  • Ancient Tree Guides

    Ancient Tree Guide no.1 - PDF document for Historic England web pages

    Series: Guidance

  • New uses for former places of worship

    This document provides advice on the conversion to new use of historic former places of worship. It is primarily intended to be of benefit to new or potential new owners or occupiers of such buildings.

    Series: Guidance

  • Guidance for Tendered Projects

    This guide will help you through the process of tendering for work from Historic England through the Heritage Protection Commissions Programme.

    Series: Guidance

  • Guidance for Grants Projects

    This guide will help you apply for grant funding from Historic England through the Heritage Protection Commissions Programme.

    Series: Guidance

  • Archaeological Excavation

    This Project Planning Note provides guidance for projects involving terrestrial intrusive archaeological investigation. It covers field evaluation, full-scale excavation, and subsequent treatment of data, archive and dissemination.

    Series: Guidance

  • Management of Research Projects in the Historic Environment: The MoRPHE Project Managers' Guide

    This guide will help you plan and run an effective project. It is written for those planning research and research and development (R&D) projects in the historic environment.

    Series: Guidance

  • Developing Controlled Vocabularies

    This Project Planning note is intended to be used by managers and members of Historic Environment project teams who are following the MoRPHE project guidance and want to develop a controlled vocabulary.

    Series: Guidance

  • Complex Architectural Survey

    This Project Planning Note provides guidance for managers and members of project teams who are following the generic MoRPHE project guidance and are involved in investigating and researching complex historic buildings and ancillary structures. It assumes that the analysis of the site will be undertaken in an integrated way, utilising specialist skills drawn from a range of disciplines, but that the focus of the work will be on the principal building and associated structures.

    Series: Guidance

  • Writing Standards and Guidance

    This Project Planning Note is aimed at project managers developing and issuing written good-practice guidance and standards for historic environment sector work. It applies equally to projects that aim to develop new documents, or revise existing documents. The focus of this PPN is on how to develop the content, irrespective of the format used for dissemination. It can be applied to traditional publications, digital documents and web pages used to convey good-practice or set standards.

    Series: Guidance

  • Marine Archaeological Geophysical Survey

    This Project Planning Note is intended to cover the archeological and historical assessment, evaluation and recording of wreck sites through remote sensing and geophysical survey.

    Series: Guidance

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