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Sites of Early Human Activity

Front cover for Designation Scheduling Selection Guide: Site of Early Human Activity

Designation Scheduling Selection Guide

An introductory guide setting out designation considerations for sites of early human activity.

While this guide treats solely prehistoric sites, the principles set out may in some circumstances be applicable to later sites of national importance.


  • Introductions and definitions
  • Historical summary
  • Overarching designation considerations
  • Specific considerations when considering sites without structures for designation
  • Select bibliography

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed


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