Blog: landscape

Landscape Archaeology: techniques and practice

      A 3 session course...16 hours for £48, concessions available. Join tutors, Jim Snee from Layers of History, and Lydia Hendry, Community Archaeologist, and explore how to use the landscape to understand the history it hides. This will be fascinating for anyone who likes to get out in the Lincolnshire countryside and wants…
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A County Divided: the English Civil war in Lincolnshire

Trapped between the Parliamentarian stronghold of the eastern counties and the Royalist armies of the north and west, Lincolnshire spent the years of 1642 to 1646 as a military frontier with conflict raging across the county on numerous occasions. This 2 session course will examine the progress of the war, and look at its impact…
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Prehistoric Lincolnshire

Join local archaeologist Dave Start to discover what life would have been like in the county in the earliest of times. Learn how today's familiar landscape was created through thousands of years of human activity. Hear the stories of some of the oldest objects uncovered in Lincolnshire such as the 300,000 year old hand axes…
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Our 2018 Calendar is available to buy…

The photography competition this year had a theme entitled 'Layers of History in Lincolnshire' to celebrate the launch of our new 'Layers of History' 3 year project. We were looking for historic landscapes, archaeological earthworks and ruins and we looked forward to seeing people's interpretation of the theme! The response was great and the winning photographs…
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Discover Lincolnshire’s landscapes: nature and culture

    For thousands of years the Lincolnshire landscape has been shaped by nature and people. When archaeologists look at the landscape, they try to work out what is created by nature and what is created by people. Throughout this course we show you how archaeologists do this, so that you will be able to…
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