Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Landscape Character Assessment
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2. Evolution of the Landscape

The intricate interplay of numerous physical and human influences has shaped the landscape as it is experienced today. An understanding of these influences is central to the assessment process and provides a sound basis on which to define and describe landscape character.

  • 2.01 Appointment and Brief
  • 2.02 Geology
  • 2.03 Landform
  • 2.04 Drainage
  • 2.05 Soils and Agricultural Capacity
  • 2.06 Biodiversity

Human Influences:

  • 2.07 Introduction and Review
  • 2.08 The Evolution of the Cotswolds Landscape up to 1945
  • 2.09 Recent History: (1945 – Present)

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