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Port and Harbour Development - Archaeology Guidance Document Released


Announcing the release of a useful guide for dealing with archaeology in port and harbour developments. The Assessment and Management of Marine Archaeology in Port and Harbour Development is now freely available to download from Historic England’s website
Historic England commissioned Wessex Archaeology to write this guidance document on planning and developing port and harbour facilities to assist any organisation or individual whether they are harbour owners or operators, developers or contractors, regulatory authorities, curators and archaeological contractors, who are involved in this process.
The industry was consulted and policy and legislation reviewed to create this practical advice on assessing the impact of port and harbour development in England upon the intertidal and marine historic environment. This guidance document promotes historic environment best practice to assist developers to secure consent for port and harbour development.


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