High Weald

Field systemsThis report provides a framework for identifying and conserving our most historically-significant fields – particularly in countryside facing considerable change through development or agricultural modification.

 

colour study image edited 1This study documents the existing colours in the High Weald AONB landscape and provides advice on what colours can be used in new development to help to integrate it into the landscape successfully. 

Sweet-Chestnut-Leaves-FlimwThis report quantifies the role that the High Weald's woodlands play in storing carbon.

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This research investigates the story of post war development in the High Weald. It highlights the significant contribution single storey dwellings make to the character of the High Weald's settlements. The report shows the results of a preliminary investigation studying the history of single storey dwellings in a few parishes of the eastern High Weald.

plan_typesFarmsteads are a vital feature of the High Weald landscape.  This report details how farmsteads have been mapped and categorised in support of wider guidance on their reuse.  Understanding farmsteads so we can manage and adapt these vital buildings to the future challenges facing them is the main driver of this research.