History, University of Leicester
My research takes a technical approach into landscape investigations that focuses on three non-contiguous counties: Cornwall, Leicestershire and Norfolk. The project is innovational in its use of GIS to map both the landscape and literary observations utilising a series of datasets. Sourcing, collecting and combining data from cartographers, antiquarians, chorographers and poets will offer a new insight into the interaction between humans and their environment. And ask how the landscape was perceived by its inhabitants and portrayed by the writers and cartographers.