Landscape Archaeology


Landscape archaeology is the study of man-made features and how they fit into their surroundings. It is sometimes referred to as 'lumps and bumps'.
Anyone who ventures into the British countryside can look at this. Should you go into the wilder parts of the country you will be able to find a wealth of features. A glance at an OS map will reveal cairns, tumuli, hut circles, pounds, stone rows etc. Learning to recognise them and what they represent can enhance a day out.


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