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Historic landscape characterisation map

Herefordshire Archaeology provides advice on the protection, exploration, recording and promotion of Herefordshire's historic landscapes.

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With the support of English Heritage, an historic landscape characterisation map of the county was produced in 2002. This project identified and mapped the age of the present-day cultural landscape, primarily using field shapes. Applications for new developments should consider the impact on the historic landscape in their proposals.

For further information on the historic landscape characterisation map, and to request access to data from it, please contact the Historic Environment Record at herenquiries@herefordshire.gov.uk

For further information, please contact us:

  • Historic Environment Record 01432 260130
  • Archaeological advisor 01432 383350
  • Archaeological projects manager 01432 383352