Presents an illustrated history of the development of military defences on the Suffolk coast using data collected as part of the English Heritage national survey. This survey included examination of modern and historic aerial photographs.
The book examines the historic environment of the Hoo Peninsula landscape and describes how changing patterns of land use and maritime activity over time have given this landscape and seascape its distinctive character.
A record of the National Mapping Programme project in Northamptonshire. It recovered and mapped archaeological evidence from field systems, through settlement remains, to funerary monuments, and ranges from the Neolithic to the 20th century.
The Aerofilms company recorded one of the most tumultuous periods of British history. This gloriously illustrated book draws on thousands of aerial photographs to present a vivid picture of a nation in the first half of the twentieth century.
Examines the industrial and post-medieval landscape of Bodmin Moor, including streamworking, mining, quarrying, clay working, turf cutting and intensive farming. Aerial photographs, detailed line drawings, and large-scale maps add to the text.
Stonehenge had an aerodrome for a neighbour. After the war, it became the focus of debate about what constituted unacceptable modern intrusions in the Stonehenge landscape. Following a public appeal the aerodrome was purchased, and the landscape was restored to something ‘more appropriate’ as a setting the for the monument.
Using Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 data - the ideal scale for walkers - this new map shows with great clarity all the elements of Hadrian’s Wall, and distinguishes between those features that are visible and those that have been levelled through time.
Examines the landscape of the Malvern Hills, a ridge of ancient volcanic rocks along the western edge of the Severn Valley. The survey ranges from the early prehistoric period to the present day, including the two large Iron Age hillforts on the ridge.
A new paperback edition of this critically acclaimed book, which highlights the impact the developments of the 20th century have had on the landscape and gives us a new angle on the industrial, military, domestic and agricultural influences at work around us.
Hardback edition of this critically acclaimed book, which highlights the impact the developments of the 20th century have had on the landscape and gives us a new angle on the industrial, military, domestic and agricultural influences at work around us.