Water meadows in the Herefordshire landscape


This visit to Ivingtonbury continued our discussions on grassland history and archaeology

Follow up from this event

  1. Useful information can be found by downloading a copy of the paper History of your farm by David Lovelace 
  2. A draft report for Historic England about other water meadow sites in Herefordshire together with maps and photographs is available by typing h2om.uk in your browser

Ivingtonbury, Ivington, HR6 0JH (SO 475569) - courtesy of W S Layton and Son

A walk to see water meadow and other historic features in permanent grassland in the Arrow valley with local historian and digital mapping specialist David Lovelace

Ivingtonbury provides a chance to explore:

  • how to interpret historic features in the landscape
  • the management of historical and wildlife features in grassland
  • the relevance of these features to natural flood management in 2017
  • how to use maps to find out more about the history of your farm and to support Countryside Stewardship schemes

Light refreshments provided

Please book through Herefordshire Rural Hub    Email: bookings@herefordshireruralhub.co.uk

or telephone 01432 353465

For more information contact Caroline Hanks: Tel 07779 080940 / 01981 251016