LIDAR in the Forest of Dean

The Society's members and a large number of visitors enjoyed a talk by Justin Hughes, of Worcester Archaeology, on the use of LIDAR to detect previously unknown possible archaeological features in our landscape. The work, originally carried out by Gloucestershire County Council's John Hoyle and his team, is being revisited as part of the Heritage Landscape Partnership Programme, and a number of the Society's members are involved in field and recording activities.
Justin's presentation is attached here (please respect any copyright), together with a link to a site where you can explore old ordnance survey maps, some of which Justin showed us in his presentation.
 
Ordnance Survey Maps Six-inch England and Wales, 1842-1952 – National Library of Scotland

pdf icon Unearthing-our-history-Forest-of-Dean-History-Society-2015-01-16-web.pdf

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