Conservation Bulletin 42

Rural Matters

This issue of Conservation Bulletin focuses on rural matters.


  • Rural matters: Introduction by Jane Grenville p2
  • The countryside: At the crossroads p4
  • Cultural landscape: View from Europe p10
  • The Leader + Scheme: Helping rural communities p12
  • Historic environment: Agri-environment schemes p16
  • Plough damage: A new approach to mitigation p22
  • Abandon, repair, convert?: A future for historic farm buildings p24
  • Historic farm buildings: Audit and evaluation p28
  • Historic farm buildings:Characterisation p30
  • East of England Region: Rural buildings at risk p32
  • Farm buildings and FMD: English Heritage’s response p36
  • Abbey Farm Barn: Repair rescues monastic barn p38
  • England’s wetlands: Monuments at risk p40
  • Coastal defence: Caring for our coastal heritage p46
  • The Peak District: Lead rakes project p48
  • Turning the plough: Loss of a landscape legacy p52
  • Advice on archaeology: Countryside Archaeology Advisors p56
  • Archaeological sites: Threat of bracken p58
  • Archaeological landscapes: Unlocking information for use p60
  • Historic chapels: The Cornish chapels survey p62
  • Diversity and Vitality: Comment p64
  • Heritage Hikes: Getting back to the countryside p65
  • Muchelney, Somerset: Grass roots conservation p66
  • Market Towns: Highlighting the assets p68
  • Planning Portal Programme p72
  • Post-World War II landscapes p74
  • England's legal heritage p78
  • Architectural paint research p80
  • St Pancras gasholders p82
  • News from the NMR p84
  • Notes p87
  • New publication p89
  • Building in Context p92

Additional Information

  • Series: Conservation Bulletin
  • Publication Status: Completed


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