By Gerry Barnes,Tom Williamson

Ancient timber within the Landscape is an in-depth examine the historical past of the timber in Norfolk. it really is principally - even supposing no longer solely - in regards to the greater, older specimens, and approximately these which were controlled long ago in "traditional" methods. but even though it bargains intimately with just one, really constrained, sector of the rustic, the paintings provided the following has a much broader relevance. whereas every one zone of england has its personal, specific arboricultural heritage, the ways and method followed in this e-book might be utilized in other places and a few of the final conclusions may possibly carry real for different components, specially within the south and east of britain. this isn't, accordingly, easily a booklet approximately previous bushes in Norfolk. it really is approximately many of the ways that we will be able to examine previous timber.

established commonly on a scientific survey of previous timber in Norfolk, partially performed by way of the authors themselves, Ancient timber in the Landscape is anxious primarily with the panorama context of timber, with the questions of ways and why specific forms of outdated tree are present in specific locations, what this has contributed to the nature of the panorama and what it might let us know in regards to the means that bushes have been controlled and considered within the prior. What emerges is an engaging photograph of the survival and altering of species because the panorama evolves over the years and of what timber intended to humans in past periods.

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