This course is ideal for anyone interested in learning about woodland archaeology. It is also suitable for general interest, woodland owners, foresters, woodland managers, and those involved in community woodlands.
- Geology and landscape history
- Place names; archive and OS / Tithe maps
- Industrial processes associated with woodland
- Identifying features in the wood (outdoor exercise):
- boundary banks,
- coppice stubs,
- iron working,
- saw pits
- Where to go next for further advice; recommended reading
- Reasons for recording archaeological features
- Measuring and surveying techniques for recording archaeological features – know what measurements are relevant for a given feature, know how to take them, recording the elements of a feature
- Use of equipment
- Practical recording exercises in the wood
- Adding information to the Heritage Environment Record
Suitability - Who should attend?
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
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