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The charitable trust caring for the National Heritage Collection, including sites such as Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, Yarmouth Castle and Appuldurcombe House.
Historic England is the Government’s statutory advisor on the historic environment, giving advice to owners, local authorities and the public, and championing the wider historic environment.
Historic England's planning advice
Historic England’s summary of planning and the historic environment including links to Good Practice Advice documents (GPA) and other advice notes.
Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeological Society
Promotes the study and conservation of natural history and archaeology relating to the Isle of Wight.
Council for British Archaeology (CBA)
An educational charity working throughout the UK to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations.
Young Archaeologists’ Club
The only UK-wide club for young people aged up to 17 interested in archaeology.
CIfA Standards and Guidance
Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Standards and Guidance for carrying out archaeological work
Standards and Guidance for community archaeology groups
Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS)
A DCMS funded project to encourage the voluntary recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales.
Maritime Archaeology Trust (formerly Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology (HWTMA))
Promotes interest, research and knowledge of maritime archaeology and heritage in Great Britain with core activities concentrated in the counties of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and the adjacent South Coast areas.
Countryside Stewardship (Natural England)
Countryside Stewardship is an agri-environment scheme that provides funding to farmers and other land managers in England to deliver effective environmental management of the land, including the historic environment.
Solent Thames Archaeological Research Framework
The Research Framework for the Solent Thames is intended to survey and define all aspects of the rich and diverse past of this area which covers the historic counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and to produce an agenda to address the key heritage issues and gaps in our knowledge.
Regional group of the Council for British Archaeology promoting and supporting archaeology in the counties of Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.
Planning Practice Guidance: Conserving and enhancing the historic environment
National planning guidance on matters relating to protecting the historic environment
Professional archaeology: a guide for clients
CIfA guidance aimed at anyone who needs to meet the requirements of legislation or policy that relate to archaeology.
Marine Antiquities Scheme
A scheme to encourage the recording of archaeological and historical objects found by
marine users in English and Welsh waters.
National Planning Policy Framework (2019 Revision)
Guidance for local planning authorities and decision-takers, both in drawing up plans and making decisions about planning applications.
The National Heritage List for England
The official database of all nationally designated heritage assets.
Isle of Wight Gardens Trust
Island based charity run by volunteers to study, promote and care for parks, gardens and designated landscapes on the Isle of Wight. One of 36 nationwide County Garden Trusts