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North York Moors National Mapping Programme and Assessment

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Aerial Survey Mapping Summary Report

By David Knight, Tara-Jane Sutcliffe, Samantha Bax

This summary report provides an overview of the results of the aerial survey mapping element of the North York Moors National Mapping Programme funded by English Heritage through the Historic Environment Enabling Programme (HEEP 5911).

The aerial photography mapping and interpretation componant of the project was performed by Archaeological Research Services Ltd.

This report highlights the metholody and products of the air photo interpretation and mapping, with brief period and thematic summaries that highlight key results of the survey.

Contents

1 SUMMARY
2 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
3 INTRODUCTION
4 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
5 SCOPE OF THE SURVEY
5.1 Geographical Scope
5.2 Geology (Solid and Superficial)
5.3 Land Use
5.4 Archaeological Scope
5.4.1 Earthwork archaeology
5.4.2 Levelled archaeology
5.4.3 Post medieval and modern field boundaries
5.4.4 Medieval and post medieval ridge and furrow
5.4.5 Industrial features and extraction
5.4.6 20th Century military features
5.4.7 Buildings
5.4.8 Previous NMP and Photogrammetric Surveys
5.4.9 Geomorphological features or natural deposits
5.5 Sources
5.6 Monument data
6 METHODOLOGY AND RECORDING
6.1 Mapping Methods
6.2 Recording Practice
6.3 Data Archive and Dissemination
6.4 Project Archive
6.5 Project Dissemination
7 SUMMARY OF PROJECT RESULTS
7.1 Later Prehistoric
7.1.1 Neolithic
7.1.2 Bronze Age
7.1.3 Iron Age
7.2 Roman
7.3 Medieval
7.3.1 The Monastic Landscape
7.3.2 Medieval Land-use and Settlement
7.3.3 Deer Parks
7.3.4 Industry
7.4 Post-Medieval and Twentieth Century
7.4.1 Post-Medieval Land-Use
7.4.2 Industrial Activity
7.5 Twentieth Century Military Features
7.5.1 World War II
7.5.2 Post World War II
7.6 Features of unknown date
7.7 Discussion
7.7.1 Later Prehistoric and Roman
7.7.2 Medieval
7.7.3 Post-Medieval
7.7.4 Twentieth Century
7.7.5 Discussion
8 BIBLIOGRAPHY
APPENDIX 1 1:10,000 MAP SHEETS
APPENDIX 2 AUTODESK MAP LAYERS AND DRAWING CONVENTIONS
APPENDIX 3 AUTODESK MAP DATA TABLES
APPENDIX 4 MONUMENT TYPES USED IN THE PROJECT

Additional Information

  • Series: Research Reports
  • Publication Status: Completed

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