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Significance

What makes historic buildings important?

Patricia Payne © Historic England

The significance of preserving our historic buildings

There are many different ways historic buildings can have an importance to society. The characteristics of historic buildings are investigated to inform how they are protected and maintained. Often historic buildings have had alterations and additions through time and this is an important factor to consider in all heritage construction projects. There are people across the UK who can provide historic buildings advice.

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What makes historic buildings important?

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