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Turning the Plough Update Assessment 2012

NHPP 2D1: Agriculture and Forestry Impacts Project No. 6468

By Toby Catchpole, Russell Priest

This report examines the survival of ridge and furrow in a sample of parishes in the English Midlands; contrasting survival in 2012 with that recorded in the late 1990s. It was commissioned as part of the National Heritage Protection Plan and is a collaboration between English Heritage and Gloucestershire County Council.


1 Introduction
1.1 General introduction and project background
1.2 Definition of the study area
2 Aims and Objectives
3 Methodology
3.1 General
3.2 Sources consulted for the project
3.3 Training and finalisation of methodology
3.4 Interpretation, mapping and recording
3.5 Data processing in GIS
3.6 Statistics
3.7 Digital archive
4 Discussion of vulnerabilities
5 Conclusions
6 Bibliography
7 Abbreviations/terms used in the report
Appendix 1 Condition of ridge and furrow surviving in 2012 for each TTP parish

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  • Publication Status: Completed


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