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Protected Wreck Sites At Risk: A Risk Management Handbook

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This Handbook describes a methodology to be adopted by Historic England, contract archaeologists, licensees and others engaged in the risk assessment and risk management of England's Protected Wreck Sites. It is anticipated that the methodology will be refined through application and eventually extended to the non-designated wreck resource.

The document also forms part of a wider initiative to assess the state of all designated historic assets and to understand their current management patterns, their likely future trajectory and how that can be influenced to ensure that their significance is maintained for both present and future generations.


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Recording fields
  • Category band definitions and codes
  • Risk assessment methods
  • Case studies
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Risk Assessment Template Sheet
  • Notes

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51477


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