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Legislation

Find out how some buildings are protected

Nigel Corrie © Historic England

Protecting our historic buildings

Some of our historic buildings in the UK are protected by law. There is a range of different ways that legislation can apply to old buildings. Regulations and control measures can affect how repair and maintenance of historic buildings is approached.

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How can legislation affect a heritage construction project?

Click the resources below to learn about regulations surrounding the maintenance and repair of historic buildings