1085. European architectural heritage.

(4)     Historic Buildings

(i)     European Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe

1085.     European architectural heritage.

The Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe1 aims to set out the framework for a common policy for the conservation and enhancement of the architectural heritage2. 'Architectural heritage' comprises the following permanent properties:

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    (1)     monuments: all buildings and structures of conspicuous historical, archaeological, artistic, scientific, social or technical interest, including their fixtures and fittings;

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    (2)     groups of buildings: homogeneous groups of urban or rural buildings conspicuous for their historical, archaeological, artistic, scientific, social