One day course
Anyone interested in learning about woodland archaeology. Suitable for general interest, woodland owners, foresters, woodland managers, and those involved in community woodlands
- Geology and landscape history
- Place names; archive and OS / Tithe maps
- Industrial processes associated with woodland
- Identifying features in the wood (outdoor exercise):
- boundary banks,
- coppice stubs,
- iron working,
- saw pits
- Where to go next for further advice; recommended reading
- Reasons for recording archaeological features
- Measuring and surveying techniques for recording archaeological features – know what measurements are relevant for a given feature, know how to take them, recording the elements of a feature
- Use of equipment
- Practical recording exercises in the wood
- Adding information to the Heritage Environment Record
Course reference: FOP028
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There are no entry requirements for this course.
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25th February 2017
Plumpton College at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre
This course runs on a Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00
We’re pretty proud of our facilities here at Plumpton. In fact in the land-based sector, we’ve got some of the leading college facilities in the UK – the perfect natural location for our forestry and arboriculture courses for you to develop your skills.
- Discover the latest equipment for your course
You’ll work on various equipment such as tractors, a WoodMizer saw mill plus a range of wood chippers.
- Extensive grounds for you to develop your skills
You’ll need to be able to work in a variety of locations, build your knowledge by discovering our farmed land, hedgerows and streams.
- Experience our fantastic modern facilities
Our superb site at Flimwell features our working commercial woodland plus modern workshop – an ideal base for your studies
- Benefit from our excellent local connections
You’ll be able to gain practical experience and knowledge of the tree-based sector thanks to our links with local land owners and estates.
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