Law and Government
Scheduling Selection Guide
This selection guide offers an overview of the sorts of archaeological monument or site associated with law and government which are likely to be deemed to have national importance, and for which of those 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.
A parallel Law and Government Buildings listing selection guide treats the selection of buildings for listing, as well as associated structures such as gibbets and whipping posts. Anglo-Saxon and early medieval execution cemeteries are treated in the Commemorative and Funerary scheduling guide.
- Historical summary
- Overarching considerations
- Considerations by period
- Select bibliography
- Where to get advice
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 24
- Product Code: HEAG247
Also of interest...
Scheduling is shorthand for the process through which nationally important sites and monuments are given legal protection.
Guidance on the criteria for scheduling different types of monuments.
Read our Introductions to Heritage Assets (IHAs) for archaeological sites and monuments.
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