Landshapers Audio

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A series of fascinating stories from the people who live and work across the South Downs. Their lives and professions have and continue to shape the landscape we see today and their passion for the area help further our understanding of this remarkable place.

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http://www.audemos.co.uk/clients/landshapers
Description
A series of fascinating stories from the people who live and work across the South Downs. Their lives and professions have and continue to shape the landscape we see today and their passion for the area help further our understanding of this remarkable place.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2008-09-08 10:49
last episode published
2008-09-08 10:14
publication frequency
0.0 days
Contributors
© SDJC, NE author   owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
6
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Categories
Society & Culture Science & Medicine Sports & Recreation Natural Sciences Places & Travel History Outdoor

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.09.2008

Flint and Man

Flint is never very far away when exploring the South Downs. Learn how this special material was formed and where to find it. Learn about the ancient trade in flint tools and how the South Downs was world famous for fine quality flint tools.
© SDJC, NE author
8.09.2008

Conflict and War

The South Downs has evidence of conflict etched into its character. Learn about the important role that this landscape has played in the defense and training of the military down the centuries and how the military have shaped parts of this unique area.
© SDJC, NE author
8.09.2008

Sheep and shepherding

Sheep and shepherding have shaped the distinctive rolling hills of the South Downs for over 2000 years Find out more about the ups and downs of life as a shephe
© SDJC, NE author
8.09.2008

Farming and Agriculture

Agriculture is an integral part of the South Downs story. Listen to how modern farming continues to shape the landscape and how our early ancestors started to clear the landscape for cultivation.
© SDJC, NE author
8.09.2008

Wood and Woodland

With over 20% of it’s area covered in woodland the South Downs was a vital source for building materials, fuel, food and shelter, as well as an essential habitat for wildlife.
© SDJC, NE author
8.09.2008

Chalk and Water

Chalk is synonymous with the South Downs. We learn about why this unique rock is is key to how the South Downs evolved. Discover how this porous rock provides us with the purest of drinking water.
© SDJC, NE author