High Weald

wfr_lidar_imageThe LiDAR images of the Weald Forest Ridge area (all 328 of them!) can now easily be downloaded by members of the public keen to use them for finding out more about the archaeology of their local area.

The images were generated by a LiDAR survey undertaken in 2009/10 as part of the Weald Forest Ridge Landscape Partnership Scheme. The images are a useful tool for community archaeology projects and East Sussex County Council's Historic Environment Project, which commissioned the LiDAR survey, has been keen to make the maps accessible to the public.

On the Project's behalf the Unit has developed and published an interactive map of the Weald Forest Ridge which allows the public to quickly identify and download the LiDAR maps of interest. The success of the project has resulted in its national promotion as good practise by the Forestry Commission.