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Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Germany, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Factors affecting the property in 1993*
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Mining
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
  • Opencast coal mining project;
  • Long-distance footpath
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1993
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 1993**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1993

[Oral report by ICOMOS and the Secretariat]

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1993
17 COM X
SOC: Hadrian's Wall (United Kingdom)

Hadrian's Wall (United Kingdom)

The Committee expressed its concern regarding the project for a trail on top of Hadrian's Wall which would affect the archaeological values of the site and requested the Centre to inform the United Kingdom authorities accordingly.

 No draft Decision

Report year: 1993
Germany United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date of Inscription: 1987
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 17COM (1993)

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.