Scheduled Ancient Monument

Bolebec Castle in Whitchurch is a Scheduled Ancient MonumentA Scheduled Ancient Monument is an archaeological site or structure that is deemed of national importance and hence given a legally protected status. Any plans to change or destroy such a site cannot be undertaken without permission from the relevant authority. This permission is known as Scheduled Monument Consent and may have certain conditions attached to it regarding recording and preservation. In England English Heritage administers Scheduled Ancient Monuments.