There are several types of protection given to buildings, structures and landscapes and these can include:


  • Listed or designated buildings
  • Scheduled or Ancient Monuments
  • Registered parks and gardens
  • Registered battlefields
  • Protected wrecks


Details of the form and extent of the protection of listed buildings and structures can normally be obtained from the local planning authority in whose area they are located.


The national scheduling bodies hold the lists that contain the information on all the protected buildings, structures, landscapes, etc, in their remit. Many of these national lists and schedules are available in some form on the Web from the relevant national bodies