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Historic Environment

The historic environment of Aberdeen helps to create the City's sense of place and provides a context for everyday life. It is dynamic and able to adapt and respond to changing needs.


Conservation Areas
Conservation areas are designated by the planning authority as being areas of special architectural or historical interest:

Listed Buildings
Listed buildings are included on a list of buildings of special architectural or historic interest compiled by Historic Environment Scotland:

Traditional and Historic Buildings Conservation Advice
For information on advice concerning work on traditional and historic buildings:

Scheduled Monuments
Historic Environment Scotland deals with all applications concerning works to or affect an scheduled monument: 

Archaeological Advice
If you require information concerning archaeological matters please see:

Townscape Heritage Initiative
The Green Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is an example of what a THI is:


The links below help provide further information concerning historic environment and other related items:


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