Black Country Historic Landscape Characterisation

Wolverhampton City Council, 2009 (updated 2010)

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Paul Quigley
Landscape Archaeologist
Black Country Archaeology Service
Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre
St Peter's Square
Tel: 01902 555493

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The Black Country Historic Landscape Characterisation (BCHLC) - Final Report:

The report is available to download as a single PDF volume or, as series of smaller PDF files.

BCHLC Full Report (including Appendices) PDF 33.7 Mb
BCHLC Executive Summary PDF 48 Kb
BCHLC Sections 1 -4 PDF 6.1 Mb
BCHLC Sections 5 (Dudley) PDF 9.8 Mb
BCHLC Sections 5 (Sandwell) PDF 13.2 Mb
BCHLC Sections 5 (Walsall) PDF 7.1 Mb
BCHLC Sections 5 (Wolverhampton) PDF 7.5 Mb
BCHLC Sections 6 PDF 770 Kb
BCHLC Appendices PDF 7.7 Mb

Other documents:

Recycled Landscape: The Legacy of 250 Years in the Black Country PDF 7.6 Mb
Black Country Historic Landscape Characterisation Technical Appendix: Enhancing the Record of Previous Land Uses PDF 1.9 Mb
Supplementary Report: A Landscape Character Framework for the Black Country Regeneration Corridors PDF 25.2 Mb
Supplementary Report: The Representation of Canals in the Black Country Historic Landscape Characterisation PDF 4.1 Mb
Promotional Leaflet: Our past is all around us PDF 4.6 Mb
Supplementary Report: The Legacy of Factory buildings in the Black Country PDF 4.3 Mb
Supplementary Report: The feasibility of updating the BCHLC PDF 1.6 Mb

BCHLC data:

Data Guide PDF 264 Kb
BCHLC database:
Database documentation PDF 621 Kb
HLCLandscape2000 CSV
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4.20 Mb
HLCPreviousLandscape CSV
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2.10 Mb
HLCBroadTypes CSV
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1 Kb
HLCNarrowtypes CSV
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67 Kb
GIS documentation PDF 151 Kb
GIS file-level metadata PDF 169 Kb
Black Country HLC ZIP 2.6 Mb
Black Country Character Areas ZIP 289 Kb