Historic Building Recording / Archaeological building recording

Historic Building RecordingHistoric Building Recording, otherwise known as Archaeological Building Recording is often required when a planning application is submitted to alter or demolish a building of historical interest.

Usually undertaken as a Planning Condition or as a condition of Listed Building Consent, recording can range from simple photography to historical record analysis and full metric survey and mapping.

We offer a full building recording service in line with Historic England’s designated Level 1-4 surveys, combining historical research, map regression, visual inspection, rectified or photogrammetric photography and metric survey where required (including GPS location and Total Station reflectorless surveys).

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Pre-planning application (PRE-APP)

Archaeological Schemes
If you're at PRE-APP stage and have advice from your Local Authority that an archaeological project is required to inform your application, we can help.

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Planning Condition

Archaeological Schemes
If you've applied for your planning application and have received archaeological conditions or pre-commencement conditions in your paperwork, please click below to see how we can help.

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Scheduled Monuments
(SMC work)

Archaeological Schemes
Archaeological schemes of work are required when development takes place within the boundary of a Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM). Please click the button below to see how we can help.

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Works to Listed Buildings

Historic Building Schemes
If you're working on a Listed Building, there's a good chance you'll need an archaeologist to record and/or research the building before works commence and possible monitor your scheme while its underway. Please click here to see what we can do to help.

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Non-designated Heritage Assets

Historic Building Schemes
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) allows Local Authorities to designate buildings as non-designated heritage assets. If you're working on such a building, its likely you'll need an archaeologist to undertake a recording scheme.

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Community or private works

Heritage Schemes
If you're a community group or charity looking for advice or to take part in (or set up) an archaeological project (or for any other archaeological works not planning-related), we can help.

Vindomora Solutions Ltd
Archaeological Practice

Registered Office
2nd floor Prospect House
Prospect Business Park
Valley View
Leadgate
Consett
County Durham DH8 7PW

Company Registration No. 9505415
Registered in England & Wales