This table shows the regional priorities relevant to the region you have selected.
Each regional priority has a unique code (column one) which will help you to identify your selected priorities when completing your Statement of Intent/Proposal.
The detailed description (column two) has been provided to help you understand the implications and outcomes being sought by each priority.
The package numbers (column three) will help you to cross reference those relevant packages to the regional priority you have selected, with the full list of packages detailed on the right hand side of the page.
Regional Priority Code
Built & cultural heritage priorities
Conservation and enhancement of the historic environment with priority given to proposals which:
a. Enhance and conserve the most significant rural vernacular buildings, archaeological or historic sites and historic landscapes. Particularly proposals which:
- conserve sites identified in the Aberdeenshire and Moray Councils Sites and Monuments Record.
- enhance and conserve historic gardens and designed landscapes both within and not yet included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes.
|5, 6 & 35|
b. Help to maintain local distinctiveness and promote local identity and pride of place through the management of vernacular rural buildings, archaeological or historic sites and historic landscapes. Particularly proposals which:
- maintain regional distinctiveness by preserving and managing sites identified in Aberdeenshire and Moray Sites and Monuments Records.
|5, 6 & 35|
c. Contribute to the preservation and development of skills and employment opportunities through the management of vernacular rural buildings, archaeological or historic sites and historic landscapes. Particularly proposals which:
- contribute to the maintenance of dykes and vernacular buildings and support the use of traditional skills.
d. Increase public appreciation and understanding of, and access to, the historic environment. Particularly proposals which:
- provide interpretation of built and cultural heritage, both on and off sites in line with published interpretative strategies.
|3-6, 35 & 37|
d. Improve the viability of existing rural building stock, achieved by increasing the number and range of vernacular rural buildings that can be made viable or can continue to be viable for use. Particularly proposals which:
- encourage sustainable practices for the use of rural buildings and encourage good design.