Download e-book for iPad: The Historic Landscape of Devon: A Study in Change and by Lucy Ryder

By Lucy Ryder

ISBN-10: 1905119380

ISBN-13: 9781905119387

The nineteenth century ancient panorama of Devon constructed from previous styles of landholdings and payment which are, this day, now not constantly simply discernible at the floor. The research of Tithe Survey landholdings, field-names, and linked documentary proof, including the actual proof of swap and improvement via box and cost development can be utilized to clarify the connection among box and payment morphologies and styles of 19th-century landholding.

The mixed facts for 3 case-study parts – the Blackdown Hills, Hartland Moors, and the South Hams – is tested intimately even though the production, manipulation, and querying of a Geographical info platforms (GIS) database. Key matters addressed contain: how some distance again styles of nineteenth century landholding may be traced, or projected, again into the medieval interval; the incidence and quantity of open box farming in Devon; and the unfold of nucleated and dispersed settlements. taking a look past the actual facets of landscapes, the belief of panorama can pay and the id of nearby ameliorations within the examine of the historical panorama are investigating revealing how heavily entwined are the actual and social landscapes of this old county.

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