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Kent Downs Landscape

Kent Downs Landscape

an assessment of the area of outstanding natural beauty

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Published by Countryside Commission in Cheltenham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa landscape prepared by Rebecca Warren and Valerie Alford for the Countryside Commission and Kent County Council.
SeriesCCP -- 479
ContributionsWarren, Rebecca., Alford, Valerie., Great Britain. Countryside Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination44p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22361918M
ISBN 100861704479

of the Kent Downs. In literature and music, the landscape of the Kent Downs has been perceived predominantly through the dramatic aspects of the coast or as a backdrop to individual places. Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and Vita Sackville-West all lived or stayed in the area and used the landscape as setting or inspiration for some of. Within the Kent Downs AONB you will find a conserved landscape consisting of hedgerows, traditional orchards, copses, ponds and shaws. This landscape provides natural habitats for some of the rarest plantlife, birdlife and wildlife. To find out more about the Kent Downs AONB visit

  The book aims to capture growing public interest within the Kent Downs as a special and cherished landscape of Kent. It unravels the history of its settlement and colonisation and the legacy of its rich and varied natural treasures that define its special characteristics; the rare and the commonplace; the peculiar and unique; the mysterious and the haunting/5(2). The Kent Downs Landscape Design Handbook, The Kent Downs Rural Streets and Lanes: A Design Handbook, and The Farm Diversification Toolkit which are all available on the Kent Downs website. [ ].The Kent Farmsteads Guidance is File Size: 3MB.

The Kent Downs Landscape Education Project is part funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, Kent County Council, Natural England and the European Regional Development Fund’s Interreg IVA France (Manche Channel) England Programme. L a n d s c a pe E d u c a ti o n P r o j e c t 1 Discover an inspirational landscape near. The Kent Downs is divided into 13 Landscape Character Areas (LCAs) shown on the map on the following page. Further guidance on each of these areas, with links to the Kent Farmsteads Guidance, is foundFile Size: 1MB.


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Management guidance and publications. Below is a host of downloadable guidance that provide useful and practical information on various aspects of landscape management of the Kent Downs and other relevant publications and plans.

Hedgerows in the Kent Downs landscape Hedgerows in the Kent Downs landscape Hedgelaying Hedgelaying is a skilled operation used to manage and rejuvenate hedgerows required for stock retention, and therefore more commonly practiced on pasture than arable farmland.

Traditionally, hedgelaying was very labour intensive and Size: 1MB. Kent Downs based on a landscape assessment approach built on the Countryside Commission's published guidance on landscape assessment (CCP ).

The Kent Downs AONB Unit produces a number of publications which provide guidance on conserving and enhancing the landscape. The Kent Downs AONB Unit produces a number of publications which provide guidance on conserving and enhancing the landscape.

Kent Downs AONB. The AONB forms the eastern end of a great arc of designated landscape stretching from the East Hampshire and Surrey Hills AONBs. The Kent Downs AONB continues from the Surrey border in a widening ribbon of rolling countryside to.

Overall Landscape Character Objectives. To maintain the existing woodland cover, increasing the proportion of deciduous woodlands and to restore the hedgerow network. Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty © Kent Downs AONB Unit.

Welcome to the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, home to some of the most enchanting landscapes of southern Britain. It is the combination of interwoven characteristics that make the Kent Downs AONB distinctive from any other landscape. Climate Change and the Kent Downs.

Kent Downs Cottages The Kent Downs are a designated AONB and well known for their exceptional splendour and include ten named areas with lovely self-catering accommodation.

It really is an enchanting place with a stunning landscapes combining, history, drama and intimacy. Orchards in the Kent Downs landscape Orchards in the Kent Downs landscape Orchard management The two main types of orchards Traditional orchards Large trees planted in rows at regular spacing with a grass sward beneath, often grazed by livestock.

Trees are planted at a low density of per hectare. Traditional orchards are valuable for the localFile Size: 1MB. Buy The Kent Downs Landscape: An Assessment of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (CCP) by Countryside Commission (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Countryside Commission.

Boundary Map The map below shows the boundary of the Kent Downs Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the North Downs Way National Trail and the Heritage Coasts. You can use the search function to search by postcode or town, you can also zoom in for a more detailed view.

Kent Downs AONB Landscape Design Handbook. 5 AONB-wide landscape design principles. 6 Kent Downs AONB Landscape Design Handbook Introduction The purpose of this section of the guidance is to provide generic design principles that are applicable to land management schemes and issuesFile Size: 4MB.

The historic and picturesque village of Elham is in the heart of the Kent Downs, about half-way along the meandering valley that bears its name and that links Folkestone to Canterbury.

Its 43 listed buildings and unique setting make it one of the most historically interesting and picturesque villages in East Kent. In Dr Brandon's inimitable style, this book recreates the Downs' past landscapes and examines the history of their famous Surrey products: Alton and.

The Kent Downs Landscape: Countryside Commission: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Author: Countryside Commission. “[The Kent Downs] aims to capture growing public interest within the Kent Downs as a special and cherished landscape of Kent.

This book unravels the history of its settlement and colonisation and the legacy of its varied natural treasures that define its special characteristics; the rare and the commonplace; the peculiar; and the mysterious.

Landscape Design Tom Stuart Smith (Concept), FFLO Photography/Film Jim Stephenson Accolades RIBA Awards Project Architect of the Year RIBA Awards Winner Kent BD Architect of the Year Awards Finalist Chiltern Hills House Chiltern Barns Studio Works [email protected] Instagram Twitter Pinterest.Rising up steeply from the flatland of the Kentish Weald, the North Downs offer a dramatic landscape in a relatively flat county.

Novelist H.E. Bates, who set The Darling Buds of May in his native Kent, described the Downs as “ an unfailing compass-point with a magnetism that draws you towards them ”.The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a very special place, displaying a remarkably rich and varied tapestry of local landscape characteristics, materials and Size: 8MB.