High Weald

 

  • bank wood historic
  • pits mine st leonards forest
  • track ancient sunken bluebells
  • Wood banks

    Find out what makes the High Weald so special.......Read more...

  • Look out for quarries

    Large and small.Read more...

  • Look out for sunken routeways

    they are hundreds of years oldRead more...

The archaeology of the Kent, Sussex and Surrey High Weald tells us a lot about past use of the landscape. However there are still questions to be answered about the human use of the High Weald - though many relics have been found - many more, protected by the area's extensive and relatively undisturbed woodland, are undiscovered and are not easy to spot.

This section has been designed to help anyone interested in the area's past get involved with finding out more about is hidden archaeology. In particular it provides access to the LiDAR images for the Weald Forest Ridge area of the High Weald. These images show up shapes in the ground; pales and warrens, furnaces and hammer ponds and charcoal hearths and they provide a great starting point for anyone interested in undertaking an archaeological survey.

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Landscape grants

Landscape grants

The key grant programmes that may fund projects that further conservation and enhancement of the... Read more

Free advisory visits

Free advisory visits

Free heritage advice is on offer to all High Weald residents with land greater than... Read more

Free hedge management signs

Free hedge management signs

Hedge management is a vital part of maintaining the High Weald's unique character. An integral... Read more

Guide to horse pasture management

Guide to horse pasture management

Do you own horses? If so, you will find the these guides to horse pasture... Read more

Landscape Enhancement Initiative (LEI)

Landscape Enhancement Initiative (LEI)

You could be eligible to take part in our Beautiful Boundaries project, supported by a... Read more