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The Lincolnshire Wolds

Edited By: David N Robinson

160 pages, colour illustrations throughout

Windgather Press

Paperback | Jun 2009 | #179226 | ISBN-13: 9781905119264
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About this book

The Lincolnshire Wolds are a range of hills in the county of Lincolnshire. They are a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and the highest area of land in eastern England between Yorkshire and Kent.

This book is a collection of papers on the landscape history and regional geography of the Lincolnshire Wolds, bringing together the important known historical, natural and cultural information about the area. The volume particularly focuses on the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in its regional setting, making it the first of its kind to be published.


Contents

The Shaping of the Wolds David Robinson); The Wolds before AD1000 (Mark Bennet); Medieval Desertion (Rex Russell); High Farming on the Wolds (Charles Rawding); Parliamentary Enclosure (Rex Russell); Transport in the Wolds (Neil Wright); Holes in the Wolds (David Robinson); The Wolds at War (Terry Hancock); The Wolds in Literature and Art (Terry Miller); Changes on the Farm (David Hill); Restoring Biodiversity (Ted Smith); Leisure and Tourism in the Wolds (Penny Baker); Birth of the AONB (Ray Taylor); Managing the AONB (Steve Jack).

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