1014. Schedule of monuments.

The Secretary of State or, in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers1 must compile and maintain a schedule of monuments2 in such form as he or they think fit3. Any monument for the time being included in the schedule is known as a 'scheduled monument'4.

On first compiling the schedule, or at any time thereafter, the Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the Welsh Ministers may include any monument which appears to him or them to be of national importance5. However, this power does not apply to any structure which is occupied as a dwelling house by