Planning decision: archaeological excavation at Castle Law Hillfort, Abernethy

Planning proposal relating to archaeological excavation at Castle Law Hillfort, Abernethy. This case is closed.

Status of case: closed
Action: cleared back to planning authority for their own determination
Action date: 12/06/2017

Scottish Government reference number: SMC-PAK-004
Planning authority reference number: AMH/2477/1/1
Planning authority: Historic Environment Scotland

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The attached documents relate to planning application to archaeological excavation at Castle Law Hillfort, Abernethy (ref. SMC-PAK-004):

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

More information

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

Letter commencing consideration period.pdf

Planning and Architecture Division assessment.pdf

clearance letter.pdf



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Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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