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North York Moors NMP 2

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Aerial Survey Mapping Summary Report - National Mapping Programme

By David Knight, Samantha Bax

This summary report provides an overview of the results of the aerial survey mapping element of the North York Moors NMP 2, being the second part of the NMP survey of the North York Moors National Park, and funded by English Heritage through the Historic Environment Enabling Programme (HEEP 6445).

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 Ridge and Furrow
5.4.5 Industrial Features and Extraction
5.4.6 Twentieth 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 and Roman
7.1.1 Neolithic
7.1.2 Bronze Age
7.1.3 Bronze Age and Iron Age Settlement
7.2 Medieval
7.2.1 Medieval Land-Use and Settlement
7.2.2 Deer Parks
7.2.3 Fortified Sites
7.2.4 The Monastic Landscape
7.3 Post-Medieval
7.3.1 Post-medieval Land Use
7.3.2 Industrial Activity
7.4 Twentieth Century Military Features
7.5 Features of Unknown Date
7.6 Discussion
7.6.1 Later Prehistoric
7.6.2 Medieval
7.6.3 Post-medieval
7.6.4 Project Outcomes
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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