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World Heritage in Scotland: A Short Guide

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This guide explains what World Heritage Status means. It outlines the responsibilities and benefits of achieving status and summarises the current approach to protection and management of World Heritage Sites in Scotland.

  • Audiences:

    Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
  • Date Published:

    30 April 2019
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    World Heritage Documentation
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