A representation of the Bride Valley in Ireland during the eighteenth century

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dc.contributor.author O'Flanagan, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-11T13:40:34Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-11T13:40:34Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation O'Flanagan, P. (2006) 'A Representation of the Bride Valley in Ireland during the eighteenth century', Aurora: Geography Journal, 1, pp. 69-80. en
dc.identifier.volume 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 69 en
dc.identifier.endpage 80 en
dc.identifier.issn 1647-5941
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/4860
dc.description.abstract This research is a brief analysis of one of the earliest and most comprehensive estate surveys made in Ireland. An estate was a very large landholding unit sometimes exceeding 5,000 hectares created under the auspices of English colonisation mainly in the first half of the seventeenth century. It was conducted by a surveyor in the early years of the eighteenth century, hired by the estate owner and it consists of individual maps for different ‘townlands’. Each one of which has an accompanying paper description known as a ‘terrier’. An overall plan of the entire survey area was also produced. An attempt is made here to assess the nature of farming and landscape representation by essentially focusing on the characteristics of the areas landesque capital. By landesque capital, I mean the man-made farming and settlement infrastructures represented on the surveyors maps such as houses and outbuildings, embankments and roads. This evaluation confirms that different forms of land colonisation and enclosure were then in vogue: firstly, large scale systematic improvement involving planned enclosure and settlement and secondly spontaneous small-scale improvement mainly associated with more marginal and less productive land. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Universidade do Minho en
dc.relation.uri http://www.lasics.uminho.pt/ojs/index.php/aurora/article/view/1848
dc.rights © 2006 The Author, under the Creative Commons Attribution License en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Estate survey en
dc.subject Landscape representations. en
dc.title A representation of the Bride Valley in Ireland during the eighteenth century en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Patrick O'Flanagan, Geography, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: p.oflanagan@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2017-10-10T14:18:33Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Aurora: Geography Journal en
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