Scheduled monuments

A scheduled monument is one which is protected by the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act.

There are two scheduled monuments in Oldham (Bowl Barrow and Castleshaw Roman Forts).

The condition of scheduled monuments is monitored regularly by English Heritage.

Consent to work on a scheduled monument

You must have written permission before working on a scheduled monument.


The Department for Culture, Media and Sport are responsible for Scheduled Monument policy.

Planning Team
Civic Centre
PO Box 30
West Street
Oldham, OL1 1UQ
Tel 0161 770 4105
Fax 0161 770 3104