Latest Advice and Guidance
This page highlights our most recent advice and guidance on a wide range of heritage-related topics. All of our advice is free to download from relevant sections of the website and the Publications pages.
This page includes the following lists:
New advice and guidance
List of our new advice and guidance documents published in the last six months.
Listed Building ConsentPublished 21 June 2021
General advice on the listed building consent process, as set out in historic environment legislation.
Peatlands and the Historic EnvironmentPublished 14 May 2021
An introduction to the archaeological, palaeoenvironmental and cultural significance and value of peatlands.
Purbeck MarblePublished 11 May 2021
This technical advice note provides best practice advice for care and repair of Purbeck Marble including surveys.
Revised and updated advice and guidance
Below is a list of other advice and guidance documents we've revised and updated in the last six months.
Theft of Metal from Church Roofs: Prevention and ResponsePublished 10 September 2021
This note deals with measures to prevent theft and how to respond if a theft has taken place.
Theft of Metal from Church Roofs: Replacement MaterialsPublished 10 September 2021
This note deals mainly with replacing lead and copper roofs on historic churches but also applies to other buildings with traditional metal roofs.
Technical Conservation Guidance
Download our brochure listing all our current free-to-download technical conservation guidance and research reports.