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  • Mineral Extraction and the Historic Environment

    This document sets out the Historic England position on mineral extraction and the high-level policies that will form the basis for responses and views put forward by Historic England on any matter relating to the winning, working and safeguarding of minerals.

    Series: Guidance

  • Treatment of Disused Lead Mine Shafts: A Guide to Good Practice

    The lead mining remains of Derbyshire and the Peak District are of national importance for their ecological, archaeological, historical, geological and landscape value, as well as providing opportunities for recreation and enjoyment which are valued by many people. Many of the surface remains have been lost over time and important surviving remains need to be safeguarded for the future.

    Series: Guidance

  • Institutional Landscapes

    This guide sets out the selection criteria for the inclusion of institutional landscapes on the Register of Parks and Gardens.

    Series: Guidance

  • Rural Landscapes

    This guide sets out the selection criteria for the inclusion of rural landscapes to the Register of Parks and Gardens.

    Series: Guidance

  • Urban Landscapes

    This guide sets out the selection criteria for the inclusion of urban landscapes on the Register of Parks and Gardens.

    Series: Guidance

  • Building in Context

    This publication has been commissioned by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and English Heritage. Its purpose is to stimulate a high standard of design when development takes place in historically sensitive contexts.

    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

  • 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

  • Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings - Application of Part L of the Building Regulations to historic and traditionally constructed buildings

    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.

    Series: Guidance

  • Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings: Insulating pitched roofs at rafter level

    This guidance note provides advice on the principles, risks, materials and methods for insulating pitched roofs at rafter level. When insulation is placed at this position the roof is often referred to as a 'warm roof'.

    Series: Guidance

  • Heat Pumps

    This guidance note covers the issues associated with installing a heat pump in a historic building. It describes the different options available and how they work.

    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

  • Traditional Windows: their care, repair and upgrading

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

    Series: Guidance

  • Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 3

    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.

    Series: Guidance

  • Guidance for Sentencers

    This guidance is designed to assist Judges, Magistrates and their legal advisers in determining the appropriate sentence for a heritage crime.

    Series: Guidance

  • Organic Residue Analysis and Archaeology

    This document provides guidance for good practice in the recovery, analysis and publication of organic residues from archaeological sites.

    Series: Guidance

  • Repointing Brick and Stone Walls

    This guidance provides a brief technical guide to the key issues and stages that need to be considered when repointing brick or stone walls of older buildings.

    Series: Guidance

  • Nanolime

    A practical guide to the use of nanolime for consolidating weathered limestone; aimed at conservators and those specifying conservation treatments for historic stonework.

    Series: Guidance

  • Metal Theft from Historic Buildings

    The note deals mainly with theft of lead roofs from historic churches but the information applies to other types of building and traditional metal.

    Series: Guidance

  • Conserving War Memorials: Cleaning

    This technical advice note describes good practice for cleaning war memorials, outlining a step-by-step approach to aid decisions on whether cleaning is necessary and the range of techniques available.

    Series: Guidance

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