Catalogue description Office of Works and successors: Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings: Registered Files

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Details of WORK 14
Reference: WORK 14
Title: Office of Works and successors: Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings: Registered Files
Description:

This series contains correspondence and papers relating to ancient monuments and historic buildings, on subjects including repair works and maintenance, acquisitions and taking into guardianship and details of archaeological excavations.

The majority of the files were registered in the AA series, with some relating to historic buildings in the AE series, but some earlier papers are in unregistered folders. Some files date from after the creation of the Department of the Environment and the Property Services Agency.

A few early files relate to Welsh sites.

Date: 1699-1998
Related material:

Other related material may be found among the records of the Historic Buildings Council for Wales in BD 34

Monthly reports of the Ancient Monuments Branch in BD 42

For related plans and drawings, see WORK 31

Separated material:

Files re-registered in the HB series of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government are in HLG 126

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: AA, AE and AM file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 3346 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Office of Works , from 1935

Accumulation dates: File series ran from 1882 to 1988
Accruals: Series is accruing

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