Sites of Health and Welfare

Scheduling Selection Guide

This selection guide offers an overview of the sorts of archaeological monument or site associated with health and welfare which are likely to be deemed to have national importance, and for which of those scheduling may be appropriate. It aims to do two things: to set these within their historical context, and to give an introduction to the designation approaches employed.

A parallel Health and Welfare listing selection guide treats the selection of related buildings for listing.

In order to gain a cohesive approach to archaeological designation, cross referencing with the Commemorative and Funerary and Religion and Ritual scheduling selection guides is necessary when considering the significance of other palaeopathological, archaeological and documentary evidence for the designation of health and welfare sites. Other related topics include Roman baths (for which see the Culture, Entertainment and Sport scheduling selection guide).


  • Introduction
  • Historical summary
  • Overarching considerations
  • Specific considerations
  • Select bibliography
  • Where to get advice

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 20
  • Product Code: HEAG245


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