'All aspects of the environment resulting from the interaction between people and places through time, including all surviving physical remains of past human activity, whether visible, buried or submerged, and landscaped and planted or managed flora.'
The 'historic environment record' includes:
A Guide To Climate Change Impacts, On Scotland’s Historic Environment, published by Historic Environment Scotland in October 2019, defines the historic environment as: ‘Our surroundings as they have been shaped, used and valued by people in the past, and continue to be today. The historic environment includes natural and built features, and it can be valued for both its tangible and intangible aspects.’
See also: Conservation of the historic environment.
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