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Ken Nicolson

in The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028108
eISBN:
9789882207561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028108.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides suggestions on how the significant and natural heritage sources found in the Hong Kong Cemetery can be protected and preserved. Happy Valley is a significant historical ... More


Characterizing the cultural landscape: the pattern and language of settlement

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter turns to the physical character of the historic landscape, in particular, the patterns of settlements depicted on the Ordnance Survey First Edition Six Inch maps of the 1880s. It ... More


Discussion and conclusions: communities and their landscapes

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0015
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses how the marked regional variation in landscape character described in the preceding chapters came to be perpetuated throughout the historic period. It shows that for several ... More


The character of the fieldscape

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a characterization of the field-boundary patterns based on an analysis of the Ordnance Survey First Edition Six Inch maps. It discusses historic landscape character types ... More


Beyond the morphology of fieldscapes

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines patterns of land ownership and land occupancy. It also considers the nature of the field boundaries themselves, and maps the extent of the South West's distinctive hedgebanks. A ... More


Early folk territories on and around the Blackdown Hills

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a series of case studies on and around the Blackdown Hills. It argues that what are referred to as ‘early folk territories’ fragmented into a series of smaller ‘great estates’, ... More


Reconstructing early medieval territorial arrangements

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses how early medieval territorial arrangements can be reconstructed using a wide range of documentary, place-name, and archaeological evidence including the physical fabric of the ... More


Patterns of land use: documentary evidence and palaeoenvironmental sequences

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines regional variation in farming practice across the different pays of South West England. The assessment of some easily accessible documentary sources suggests that there were ... More


Houses in the landscape

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers another aspect of the landscape of settlement: regional variation in vernacular architecture. The discussions cover changing house design in the late-medieval and post-medieval ... More


People in the landscape: the development of territorial structures in early medieval western Wessex and beyond

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Chapters 8 and 9 looked at the sources and methods used to reconstruct early territorial arrangements across part of western Wessex and eastern Dumnonia. This revealed how the parishes which are ... More


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