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Project Book

Project Book

Alongside the project a new book was published bringing to life some of the stories discovered by volunteers while researching archives.

Not only does the book relate the story of how extensive field systems and a lost Roman road were discovered but it also reveals how volunteer researchers uncovered evidence of prisoner-of-war camps; docking stations for airships; abandoned unexploded bombs; and a training school where Canadian soldiers underwent an assault course under live fire.

This Secrets of the High Woods – Revealing hidden landscapes book edited by John Manley is now available as an e-book. To read it now click the image below or right click and select “Save link as” to download it to your device.

SotHW Book


" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "