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9. MODERN (1750 TO PRESENT): RESEARCH AGENDA

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9.1 Urban and rural settlements

9.1.1: How have industrialisation and population growth impacted upon settlement patterns and the agricultural economy?

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9.1.2: How have established and nascent settlements developed in terms of their morphology, internal organisation and functions, and how far may land ownership and legislative controls have influenced development?

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9.1.3: How have settlements expanded beyond their historic cores (e.g. suburban growth, peripheral housing estates and industrial parks)?

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9.1.4: What impact have co-operative movements and paternalism had on the social, economic and physical development of settlements?

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Investigate further the industrialisation of the Derwent Valley

9.1.5: How have the expanding public utilities impacted upon development (particularly those relating to waste management)?

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Before the grid: examine the early development of utilities

9.1.6: How far may urbanisation and industrialisation have enhanced living conditions and diet (e.g. from assessment of environmental data)?

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9.2 Buildings in town and countryside

9.2.3: How have mass housing developments and civic or public buildings such as prisons, schools and workhouses influenced settlement growth?

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Investigate further the industrialisation of the Derwent Valley

9.2.4: To what extent are issues of power, control and status reflected in regional building types?

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9.3 Cultural diversity and religion

9.3.1: What has been the impact of cultural diversity upon the buildings record, settlement development and industrial and commercial growth?

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Investigate the development of social and religious building types

9.3.2: What is the range and nature of religious buildings, how do these vary between religious faiths, and how have buildings been adapted for use by different religious groups?

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9.3.3: How can we establish a typology of church and chapel styles, including internal furnishings, decoration and monuments?

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Investigate the development of social and religious building types

9.3.4: What may be deduced from cemetery studies about changing attitudes to burial and remembrance and evolving funerary architecture?

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Investigate the development of social and religious building types

9.4 The transport infrastructure

9.4.1: What linear transport features, river/canal craft and associated structural remains have survived, and how does this vary regionally?

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9.4.2: What roles have different transport systems played in the development of industry, commerce, agriculture and settlement?

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9.4.3: How has the relationship between linear transport systems developed over time (e.g. shift from canal to rail transport)?

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9.4.4: Can associated construction sites be identified (e.g. navvy camps)?

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9.4.5: What impact has airport development had upon the landscape and transport infrastructure?

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9.5 Estates, parks, gardens and woodland

9.5.1: What was the social role and influence of country houses and estates?

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Explore the landscape legacy of fox-hunting and other rural leisure pursuits

9.5.2: What survives of country estates, parks and gardens, how are they distributed, and how should they be classified?

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9.5.3: Can we establish a typology of buildings and other structures associated with country estates, parks and gardens (e.g. estate villages)?

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9.5.4: How may �lite landscapes have influenced municipal park designs?

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9.5.5: How was woodland managed and exploited for industrial use, and what is the range of surviving evidence?

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Assess the role and landscape impact of woodland industries

9.5.6: How have recreational activities, including gentry pursuits such as fox- hunting and game shooting, impacted upon landscapes and buildings?

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9.6 Agriculture

9.6.1: What was the impetus for the development of estate farming and rural agricultural industries, and what has been the landscape impact?

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Assess the landscape impact of the early industrialisation of agriculture

9.6.2: How did Parliamentary enclosure and other agricultural improvements (e.g. water management) impact upon the rural landscape?

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9.6.3: What was the role and distribution of planned model farms?

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9.6.4: How can archaeology contribute to studies of the changing aspirations of the rural working classes (e.g. provision of allotments and schools)?

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9.6.5: What changes and improvements have occurred in animal husbandry and use (e.g. new breeds, traction and traded animal products)?

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Assess the landscape impact of the early industrialisation of agriculture

9.6.6: What crops and garden plants have been recorded in the countryside and urban market gardens, and what innovations may be identified?

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9.7 The growth of industry

9.7.1: What craft industries existed prior to 1850 and can we identify the remains of associated buildings and other structures?

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9.7.2: How have agricultural processing industries such as brewing, malting and milling developed, and what structural remains have survived?

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9.7.3: How can we enhance our records of mines and surface features associated with extractive industry and their relationship to markets, settlements and transport?

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9.7.4: How can we develop further our understanding of brick-making and the manufacture of pottery, tiles and clay pipes?

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9.7.5: How did the wool, cotton, hosiery and lace mills and their water management systems develop and interrelate, and how did the relationship between home and factory production vary?

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9.7.6: Can we elucidate further the development and organisation of the Northamptonshire and Leicestershire boot and shoe industry?

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Explore the evidence for continuing non-factory trades and industries

9.8 Military sites

9.8.1: Can we establish a typology of surviving post-1750 military remains?

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9.8.2: How are military sites distributed across the region?

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9.8.3: What impacts have military developments had upon settlement development, landscapes, industry and transport?

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