Policy Practice and Survey Methods in Built Heritage


This module has a two-fold aim, as follows:

a) to examine the underlying philosophies and explicit policies and practices employed in the protection, management and presentation of built heritage (archaeological, architectural and folklife remains) in Ireland and Britain.

b) to outline and apply field survey methods used in archaeology, architectural history and folklife for the recording of field monuments with particular emphasis on the survey of buildings

Learning Outcomes

  1. familair with the principal legislative and policy measures currently in place for the management of built heritage in Ireland and Britain.

  2. capable of assessing and critiquing the effectiveness of same

  3. have a working knowledge of the principal methods used to draw and survey field monuments

  4. able to conduct and oversee the detailing recording of a building

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