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Understanding the Archaeology of Landscapes

Front cover for Understanding the Archaeology of Landscapes

A guide to good recording practice

This guide describes and illustrates approaches to archaeological survey, drawing conventions and Levels of Survey for record creators and users.

It provides practical guidance on the recording, analysis and understanding of earthworks and other historic landscape features by non-intrusive archaeological survey and investigation.


  • Introduction
  • Approaches
  • Preparation
  • Analytical earthwork survey
  • Photography
  • Drawings and reports
  • Dissemination
  • Recording Levels: a description
  • Archaeological drawing conventions
  • References
  • Case Studies

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51320


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