Heritage coasts in England and Wales
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Heritage coasts in England and Wales a gazetteer by Tim Badman

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Published by Heritage Coast Forum in Manchester .
Written in English


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Loose-leaf in ring binder.

Statement[compiled by Tim Badman, Doreen Boardman and David Masters].
ContributionsBoardman, Doreen., Masters, David., Heritage Coast Forum.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20564941M

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The most comprehensive survey of the British coastline ever compiled, exploring every stretch of the shores of England and Wales via their history, architecture, wildlife, culture and Fisher, bestselling author of the similarly comprehensive Canals of Britain, visits all the places of interest along the entire coastline of England and Wales: from remote countryside to modern cities. When all her islands are taken into consideration, the British coastline spans almost 8, miles, which is longer than both Brazil's and Mexico's. From the clear blue waters of serene Cornish bays to the tempestuous seas around rugged Pembrokeshire headlands, this new book journeys around the varied shorelines of England and Wales to complete the most comprehensive survey ever taken. Stuart.   UK Heritage Coasts seek to preserve, by non-statutory persuasive means, the most scenic coastlands of England and Wales while, at the same time, recognising the multiple forms of use to which coastal environments are subjected. To date, some 31% of the coastal frontage of England and Wales have been declared Heritage by:   Book Description The most comprehensive survey of the British coastline ever compiled, exploring every stretch of the shores of England and Wales via their history, architecture, wildlife, culture and s: 2.

  Find out about Natural England’s work to conserve undeveloped coastline in England. Published 6 January This document explains what heritage coasts are and how Natural England helps to. England and Wales Heritage Coasts were established in to conserve the best stretches of undeveloped coast in England and Wales. Many of these coastal stretches are part of larger National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and the average protected area extends inland for an average of km ( miles) which means these are not just about beaches but include the whole coastline. There are 43 designated Heritage Coasts in England and Wales. The heritage coast scheme was initiated to protect the coastline of special scenic and environmental value from undesirable development. Much of the designated coastline is owned by the National Trust, through its Project Neptune appeal. Some 31% of the coast in England and 42% in Wales is protected under the heritage coast . Heritage coasts are sections of the coastline in England and Wales designated for their natural beauty, wildlife and heritage. The classification scheme was set up in to help protect coastline of important scenic and environmental value from undesirable development and to help promote access to it .

Coastal Britain: England and Wales - Celebrating the history heritage and wildlife of Britain's shores Stuart Fisher. Publisher: Adlard Coles 0 1 0 Summary When all her islands are taken into consideration, the British coastline spans almost 8, miles, which is longer than both Brazil's and Mexico's. Around million years ago, a continental collision caused its limestone cliffs to be pushed up out of the sea and contorted into striking formations of stacked rock. This is one of the best places in Wales to hunt for Jurassic fossils including giant brachiopods and ichthyosaurus bones. Find out more about the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. There are 43 designated Heritage Coasts in England and Wales (Scotland has a different system of "Preferred Conservation Zones"). The "heritage coast" classification scheme was initiated in to protect coastline of special scenic and environmental value from undesirable development. This spatial dataset contains boundaries of heritage coasts in Wales. Heritage Coasts occupy about a third of the Welsh coastline, that is km ( miles). These sites were set up to protect our coastlines from insensitive developments.