Swash Channel Wreck Conservation Statement and Management Plan

By Tom Cousins

This document is a plan for the conservation and management of the Swash Channel wreck of the Dorset coast, which is possibly the remains of an armed Dutch merchant ship, wrecked in 1631. The plan seeks to address the aspirations of stakeholders, balancing conservation with social and economic needs.

Tom Cousins of Bournemouth University perpared this document on behalf of Historic England.


  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Moor Sand sites
  • Assessment of Significance
  • Issues and Vulnerability
  • Conservation Management Policies
  • Forward Plan
  • Implementation
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix One: Site Location
  • Appendix Two: Site Plans

Additional Information

  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 29


If you require an alternative, accessible version of this document (for instance in audio, Braille or large print) please contact us:

Customer Service Department

Telephone: 0370 333 0607
Email: [email protected]