Law and Government

Scheduling Selection Guide

This selection guide offers an overview of the sorts of archaeological monument or site associated with law and government 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 Law and Government Buildings listing selection guide treats the selection of buildings for listing, as well as associated structures such as gibbets and whipping posts. Anglo-Saxon and early medieval execution cemeteries are treated in the Commemorative and Funerary scheduling guide.


  • Introduction
  • Historical summary
  • Overarching considerations
  • Considerations by period
  • Select bibliography
  • Where to get advice

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 24
  • Product Code: HEAG247


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