Heritage asset

A heritage asset is an item that has value because of its contribution to a nation’s society, knowledge and/or culture.wikipedia
9 Related Articles

Listed building

Grade II listedlistedGrade II* listed
These include listed buildings; old buildings that are not listed but still have local historical importance; scheduled monuments; war memorials; historic wreck sites; parks; historic gardens; conservation areas, archaeological sites and so on.
In the UK, the process of protecting the built historic environment (i.e. getting a heritage asset legally protected) is called ‘designation’.

Scheduled monument

Scheduled Ancient Monumentscheduledscheduled monuments
These include listed buildings; old buildings that are not listed but still have local historical importance; scheduled monuments; war memorials; historic wreck sites; parks; historic gardens; conservation areas, archaeological sites and so on.
The various pieces of legislation used for legally protecting heritage assets from damage and destruction are grouped under the term ‘designation’.

Sites and monuments record

Historic Environment RecordHeritage Environment RecordHERs
'Heritage environment records'(HERs) are also sometimes called 'Sites and Monuments Records'.

Protected area

conservation areaprotected areasprotected landscape
These include listed buildings; old buildings that are not listed but still have local historical importance; scheduled monuments; war memorials; historic wreck sites; parks; historic gardens; conservation areas, archaeological sites and so on.

List of scheduled monuments

The various pieces of legislation used for legally protecting heritage assets from damage and destruction are grouped under the term ‘designation’.

Designation (heritage assets)

designated heritage asset
The term ‘designation’ is used when referring to the formal protection by legal statute for a wide range of heritage assets, including listed buildings and World Heritage Sites as well as many others.

National Heritage Act

National Heritage Act 1983in 1983National Heritage Act 1980
The National Heritage Acts comprise four Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that aimed to alter the way in which Britain's national heritage assets are managed and protected.

Historic England Archive

English Heritage ArchiveNational Buildings RecordNational Monuments Record