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Designation Policy and Selection Guidance

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This document sets out the policy and selection guidance used by Historic Environment Scotland when we designate historic sites and places at the national level.

This document supports the Historic Environment Policy for Scotland.

  • Audiences:

    Corporate Interest Users, Planners and Owners
  • Date Published:

    05 April 2019
  • Last Updated:

    04 December 2020
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Procedure Paper
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