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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAI AARG AARI ACHWS AD ADCA ADS AHF AHRB AIP ALGAO ALSF AMAA AML ANL ANPA AONB AP APPAG APU ARC ARCV ARIA ARM ASRI ASS ATF AUP BA BAJR BAR BC BCE BEF(S) BIAB BLRIC BM BP BUBL CAA CABE CARN CBA CBM CCI CIE

Area of Archaeological Importance Aerial Archaeology Research Group Archaeological Area of Regional Importance Advisory Committee on Historic Wreck Sites Anno Domini Association of Diocesan and Cathedral Archaeologists Archaeology Data Service Architectural Heritage Fund Arts and Humanities Research Board Archaeological Investigations Project Association of Local Government Archaeology Officers Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 Ancient Monuments Laboratory Analysis projects Association of National Park Authorities Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Aerial Photograph All Party Parliamentary Archaeology Group Aerial Photograph Unit (within NMRS / RCAHMS) Archaeological Resource Centre Archiving projects Association of Regional and Island Archaeologists Archaeological Resource Management Archaeological Site of Regional Importance Assessment projects Archaeology Training Forum Acceptable User Policy British Academy British Archaeological Jobs Resource British Archaeological Reports Before Christ Before the Common Era Built Environment Forum (Scotland) British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography British Library Research and Innovation Centre British Museum Before Present (taken as 1950) Bulletin Board to Libraries Countryside Archaeological Advisor Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment Core Archaeological Record Index Council for British Archaeology Ceramic Building Material Celtic Coin Index Common Information Environment

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

CNP CSA CSS CUCAP D/AHGI DAC DCMS DEFRA DCMS DES DLF DLF DMV DOB DOE DSR DT EA EAA EDM EE EH EHAC EIA ELS EM ENDEX ERDP ES ES EUS EVAL EVE FA FLO FID FISH FSA FSAScot FUBAR FWAG GIS

Council for National Parks Council for Scottish Archaeology Countryside Stewardship Scheme ( Cambridge University Collection of Air Photos Department of Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht Diocesan Archaeological Consultant Department for Culture, Media and Sport Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Department for Culture Media and Sport Discovery and Excavation Scotland Digital Library Federation Dig Like F### Deserted Medieval Village The Defence of Britain Project Department of the Environment Data Structure Report Desk Top assessment Environmental Assessment or Environment Agency European Association of Archaeologists Electronic Distance Measurement English Government Office Region: East of England English Heritage English Heritage Advisory Committee Environmental Impact Assessment Entry Level Scheme (agri-environment funding) English Government Office Region: East Midlands the extended national index (NMR for Wales) England Rural Development Programme Environmental Statement Environmental Stewardship (agri-environment funding replacing CSS) Extensive Urban Survey Evaluations Estimated Vessel Equivalent Finds Advisor (Portable Antiquities Scheme) Finds Liaison Officer (Portable Antiquities Scheme) Federation of Independent Detectorists Forum on Information Standards in Heritage Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scoland F####d UP Beyond All Recognition Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group Geographic Information Systems

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GLAAS GPR GPS HBEAC HBMC HBR HBSMR HEACS HECAS HELM (R)HEF HER HERO HEREC HEIRNET HHA HLC HLF HLS HM HMSO HS HSLAC

Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service Ground Penetrating Radar Global Positioning System Historic Built Environment Advisory Committee(English Heritage) Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission Historic Building Record Historic Buildings Sites and Monuments Records System Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland Historic Environment Countryside Advisor Historic Environment Local Management (Regional) Historic Environment Forum Historic Environment Record HER Officer Historic Environment Review Executive Committee Historic Environment Information Resources Network Historic Houses Association Historic Landscape Characterisation Heritage Lottery Fund Higher Level Scheme (agri-environment funding) Her Majesty (Her Majesty's Stationery Office) Historic Scotland Historic Settlements and Landscapes Advisory Committee (EH)

IHBC Institute of Historic Building Conservation ICC Ice Cream Carton IAI Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland ICOMOS UK International Council on Monuments and Sites UK ID Identification IFA Institute of Field Archaeologists JNAPC JISC KS LB LBS LIDAR LDF LHI LNR LSC LSP LTSN MoW MA Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee Joint Information Systems Committee (for the UKHE sector) Key Stage Listed Building Listed Building System Laser Induced Direction and Range System Local Development Framework Local Heritage Initiative Local Nature Reserve Learning and Skills Council Local Strategic Partnership Learning Teaching Support Network Ministry of Works Museums Association

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MAP mAOD MDA MIDAS MLA MoLAS MORPH MPP MSA 1995 NAS NCMD NE NFA NGR NLS NMHPS NMI NMLS NMP NMR NMRS NNR NPPG NSA NT NTS NW OASIS OD ODPM OPW OS OSA OSNB PAN PARIS PAS PATOIS PAWG PCT PMRA 1985 PPG

Management of Archaeological Projects metres Above Ordnance Datum Museums Documentation Association Monuments Inventory Data Standard Museums Libraries and Archives Council Museum of London Archaeology Service (MORPHological and spatial attributes of sites in aerial photographs) Monuments Protection Programme Merchant Shipping Act 1995 Nautical Archaeology Society National Council for Metal Detecting English Government Office Region: North East No Further Action (in relation to the evaluation of a site) National Grid Reference National Libraries of Scotland National Monuments and Historic Properties Service (Ireland) National Museum of Ireland National Map Library of Scotland National Mapping Programme (English Heritage) National Monuments Record National Monuments Record Scotland National Nature Reserve National Planning Policy Guidance New Statistical Account 1845 National Trust National Trust for Scotland English Government Office Region: North West Online Access to the Index of Archaeological Investigations Ordnance Datum Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Office of Public Works (Ireland) Ordnance Survey Old Statistical Account 1791-99 Ordnance Survey Name Book Planning Advice Note Preservation of Archaeological Remains in Situ Portable Antiquities Scheme Publications and Archives in Teaching: Online Information Sources Portable Antiquities Working Group Pseudo-Count Transformation Protection of Military Remains Act 1985 Planning Policy Guidance

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PPS PPS PRO PSAS PTF PUB PWA 1973 QLTR RoW RCAHMS RCAHMW RDA REC RIGS RSS RSS SA SAM SAIR SCAUM SCOLA SCoPA SE SEA SINC SMA SMC SMR SPAB SRO SSSI STAR STT STOP STUA SUAT SURV TAN TCP TTAP UAD UKDN

Planning Policy Statement replacing PPG (in England) Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society Public Records Office Proceedings of the Society Antiquaries of Scotland Plough Truncated Feature (aka Ploughed To F) Publication projects Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer Reciever of Wreck
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Regional Development Agency Recording projects Regionally Important Geological Site Regional Spatial Strategy Rural Stewardship Scheme Sustainability Appraisal Scheduled Ancient Monument Scottish Archaeological Internet Report Standing Committee of Archaeological Unit Managers Standing Conference on London Archaeology Standing Conference on Portable Antiquities English Government Office Region: South East Strategic Environmental Assessment Site of Importance for Nature Conservation Society of Museum Archaeologists Scheduled Monument Consent Sites and Monuments Record Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Scottish Record Office Site of Specific Scientific Interest Scottish Trust for Archaeological Research Scottish Treasure Trove Stop Taking Our Past Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust Survey projects Technical Advice Note Town and Country Planning Act Treasure Trove Advisory Panel Urban Archaeology Database United Kingdom Detector Net

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

UKHE WHS WSI WoSAS YAC

United Kingdom Higher Education World Heritage Site Written Scheme of Investigation West of Scotland Archaeology Service Young Archaeologists' Club

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