HERITAGE PROJECT










'The Past is All Around Us' – Heritage and Wildlife Project


Below is a list of all the heritage projects we ran successfully over 10 months from November 2021 to September 2022.

– Autumn and Winter Birds  
– Discovering Castle Acre's History from Aerial Photography and Maps
– Practical Conservation of the Non-Conformist Burial Ground
– Installation of Owl, Swift and Martin nest boxes
– Workshop: Discovering the Historic Landscape 2; The Norman and Medieval Landscape
– Workshop: Discovering the Historic Landscape 3; The Landscape of Enclosure and Victorian and 20th Century Farming
– Conservation Management Plans for the Non-Conformist Burial Ground
– Conservation Tasks: Practical management of Common Land within the Parish
– Accessing Archives, research into original documents at Archive Centre, Norwich
– Examining Molehills in the Priory Field
– Finds Identification from Molehills
– Workshop: Training for Visitor Tours
– Bird Identification and Survey Techniques
– Workshop: Nonconformists in Castle Acre; Families & Chapels
– Workshop: Interpretation of historic landscape from older maps
– More Molehills Investigations
– Workshop: 'The Work of an Archivist' (at Castle Acre Primary School)
– Schools' Information Packs and Activities: gathering information; drafting text; selecting images
– Workshop: Interpretation of historic landscape from older maps
– Workshop: Tracing Family and House History
– Workshop: Interpretation of historic landscape from older maps
– Plant Identification and surveying of sites in the surrounding landscape
– Workshop: Village Survey: Re-used Building Stone Training
– Investigating the Norman Defences & Medieval Town Test Pits
– Butterfly and Moth Identification in the surrounding landscape
– Workshop: Finds Identification from Test Pits and molehills
– Workshop: Caring for the Castle site
– Production of Interpretation Panels
– Workshop: Village Survey: Re-used Building Stone Survey Results
– Workshop: Interpretation of historic landscape from older maps
– Production of Interpretation Panels
– Nature Enhancement Plan for Castle Acre
– Conservation Management Plans for Commons
– Village Heritage Day

The Past is All Around Us – downloads

– Conservation Management Plan   get PDF →
– 10 images from the project   get PDF →
– Comments from project participants   get PDF →
– Summary of results from the project   get PDF →
– Extracts from historical documents   get PDF →
– Downloadable school's worksheets   get PDF →