1035. Acquisition and guardianship of land in the vicinity of an ancient monument.

Where it appears to the Secretary of State1, the Welsh Ministers2, the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England ('the Commission')3 or a local authority4 that land adjoining or in the vicinity of an ancient monument5 is reasonably required for any of certain ancillary purposes6, that land may be acquired7 or taken into guardianship8 either at the same time as the monument or subsequently9.

The Secretary of State, the Welsh Ministers, the Commission and any local authority have full control and management of any land which is under their guardianship10 after being taken into guardianship by virtue of these provisions