By David Hall, Glenn Foard, Tracey Partida
An Atlas of Northamptonshire provides an old atlas of the higher a part of Northamptonshire (the first zone having been released as An Atlas of Rockingham Forest). It provides in map shape the result of fieldwork and documentary examine undertaken because the mid-1960s to map the panorama of the total of Northamptonshire ahead of enclosure by way of Parliamentary Act. this is often the 1st time an entire county has been thoroughly studied during this approach, and the 1st time a complete county has had a correct view of its medieval panorama with information of the medieval fields, woods, pastures and meadows which were mapped by means of ground-survey of archaeological is still proven the place attainable from aerial pictures and early maps. it's also the 1st time a county has been mapped exhibiting all pre-parliamentary enclosure supplying entire info for the tough topic of early enclosure in a midland county. entire correct historical map resources are indexed, many in inner most ownership and never lodged with county list places of work. Settlements are mentioned in response to the specified mapping of each apartment depicted on historical maps as wells the level of earthworks, which gives a lot new facts relative to payment improvement within the Midlands. in addition to being hugely suitable for someone learning medieval settlements and enclosure, it illustrates how GIS can be utilized to provide a truly great amount of ancient and panorama information for any area. The truly laid out maps in complete color all through include a major volume of information which jointly offer a desirable new portrait of this old county.
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