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Planning decision: small scale trench, St Mary's Abbey, Iona

Planning proposal relating for a small scale trench, St Mary’s Abbey, Iona. This case is closed.
24 Apr 2018
Planning decision: small scale trench, St Mary's Abbey, Iona

Status of case: closed
Action: cleared back to the planning authority for their own determination
Action date: 17/05/2018

Scottish Government reference number: SMC-ABC-003
Planning authority reference number: AMH/12968/1/1
Planning authority: Historic Environment Scotland

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The attached documents relate to the planning application planning proposal for a small scale trench to answer specific research questions at site D, St Mary's Abbey, Iona, monastic settlement (ref. SMC-ABC-003):

  • Planning and Architecture Division assessment report
  • clearance letter
  • letter commencing consideration period

More information

Planning Circular 3 2009: Notification of Planning Applications provides context to the above proposal.

clearance letter.pdf

1 page PDF
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