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Geological sites of special interest

​Why we list geological sites

It's important to list geological sites to provide legal recognition of a place’s significance to Jersey’s geological profile.

This is to make sure the essential geological quality of the place is protected through the planning system and can be enjoyed by future generations.​

Geological sites of special interest

A sites unique geological qualities may contribute to it being listed as sites of special interest. 

The Minister for the Environment has set out the criteria that are used to decide whether places are of special geological interest.

Criteria for Geological Listing July 2023

Heritage buildings or places

Buildings and places can also be listed for their heritage value which could be based on historical, architectural, archaeological, or cultural significance.

Find more information, including the different grading system, on why a building or place is listed.

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