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National Mapping Programme Project for Lothingland, Greater Lowestoft and North Suffolk Coast and Heaths

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National Heritage Protection Commissions Programme Project No. 6642

By Ellen Ford, Sarah Horlock, Sophie Tremlett

This illustrated report describes the results and methods of the air photo and lidar mapping and interpretation undertaken for the Lothingland, Greater Lowestoft and North Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Mapping Programme (6642).

The project was funded by the English Heritage National Heritage Protection Commissions Programme (NHPCP) and carried out by staff from Norfolk Historic Environment Service between March and September 2014 using English Heritage National Mapping Programme methods and standards.

This report includes an overview of the sources of aerial imagery and the methods used to create maps and records of the archaeological monuments. A period-based overview of the archaeological results highlights some of the discoveries and analysis arising from this work.

Contents

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The character of the project area
  • Factors affecting the results of the survey
  • Summary of archaeological results
  • Research Theme: Prehistoric to Roman field systems
  • Research Theme: Lowestoft in World War Two
  • Research Theme: Earthwork visibility and survival within the project area
  • Heritage protection
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix 1. Recommendations for heritage protection or further work
  • Appendix 2. Methodology

Additional Information

  • Series: Research Reports
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 121

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