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The Hoo Peninsula Landscape

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The Hoo Peninsula is located on the north Kent coast 30 miles east of Central London. This book raises awareness of the positive contribution that the historic environment makes to the Hoo Peninsula by describing how changing patterns of land use and maritime activity over time have given this landscape and seascape its distinctive character. It uses new information, which involved historic landscape, seascape and farmstead characterisation, aerial photographic mapping and analysis, area assessment of the buildings, detailed survey of key sites and other desk-based research. It takes a thematic view of the major influences on the history and development of the Hoo Peninsula and demonstrates the role that the Peninsula plays in the national story. The book is an important step towards changing the perception that the Hoo Peninsula is an out-of-the-way area, scarred by past development, where the landscape has no heritage value and major infrastructure can be developed with minimum objection.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureLandscape art & architectureHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistorical geographyHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: Historic England Publication Date: 28/11/2015 ISBN-13: 9781848022256  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sarah Newsome is a Senior Investigator at Historic England. Edward Carpenter is an Aerial Investigator for Historic England. Peter Kendall is a Principal Inspector of Ancient Monuments at Historic England.

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