Approaches to Archaeology 1: Cartographic History and Field Monument Identification
This module focuses on two sub-disciplines relating to archaeological, architectural, historical and geographical research, as follows:
a) cartography and built heritage research;
b) field monument identification and assessment.
classify and date the main categories of field monuments, buildings and other structural remains in the Irish countryside;
be knowledgeable of the main legal issues surrounding the ownership of, and access to, field monuments in Ireland;
make preliminary cultural evaluations and risk-assessments of same;
display a knowledge of the principal cartographic sources and repositories available for the study of built heritage in Ireland and Britain.
read and understand cartographic sources from a built heritage point of view.
employ cartographic data intelligently in study and research work.