Heritage crime

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Heritage crime is "any offence which harms the value of England's heritage assets and their settings to this and future generations".

Heritage assets are sites which are considered to have a value to the heritage of England and include:

  •     Listed buildings
  •     Scheduled monuments
  •     World Heritage Sites
  •     Protected marine wreck sites
  •     Conservation areas
  •     Registered parks and gardens
  •     Registered battlefields
  •     Protected military remains of aircraft and vessels of historic interest
  •     Undesignated but acknowledged heritage buildings and sites.

To report a heritage crime within the borough of Ipswich please contact the Conservation and Urban Design department. 

In case of emergency, for example if a heritage crime is in progress, you should call 999.

Contact Details

Conservation and Urban Design,
Ipswich Borough Council,
3W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432934