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Most Popular Advice and Guidance Documents

Here are our 10 most downloaded advice and guidance publications.

Listed Buildings and Curtilage
Published 21 February 2018

This advice note gives hypothetical examples to assist in deciding whether a building has a curtilage.

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Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 3 sets out guidance on managing change within settings of archaeological remains, historic sites and landscapes.
The Setting of Heritage Assets
Published 22 December 2017

The Setting of Heritage Assets - this document sets out guidance on managing change within the settings of heritage assets, including archaeological remains and historic buildings, sites, areas, and landscapes.

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Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance
Published 23 April 2008

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.

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Understanding Historic Buildings
Published 24 May 2016

This guidance sets out the process of investigating and recording historic buildings for the purposes of historical understanding.

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Traditional Windows: their care, repair and upgrading
Published 8 February 2017

Guidance and best practice on the understanding, conservation and thermal upgrading of traditional windows.

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This revised advice note supports the management of change in a way that conserves and enhances the character and appearance of historic areas.
Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management
Published 8 February 2019

Advice Note 1 - this revised guidance sets out ways to manage change in a way that conserves and enhances historic areas through conservation area designation, appraisal and management.

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Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings - Application of Part L of the Building Regulations to historic and traditionally constructed buildings
Published 8 December 2017

This guidance provides technical advice to help prevent conflicts between energy efficiency requirements in Part L of the Building Regulations and the conservation of historic and traditionally constructed buildings.

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Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings: Insulating solid walls
Published 29 April 2016

This guidance note provides advice on the principles, risks, materials and methods for insulating solid masonry walls.

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GPA in Planning Note 2 contains useful information to help those concerned with implementing national historic environment policy and guidance.
Managing Significance in Decision-Taking in the Historic Environment
Published 27 March 2015

Managing Significance in Decision-Taking - this document contains useful information on repairing, restoring, making additions and altering heritage assets to help local authorities, planning and other consultants, owners, applicants and other interested parties in implementing national historic environment policy and guidance.

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Adapting Traditional Farm Buildings
Published 20 October 2017

This advice explains how significance can be retained and enhanced through well-informed maintenance and sympathetic development, provided that repairs, design and implementation are carried out to a high standard.

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