Glossary – L
A Glossary of terms used in this section
Landscape Character Assessment
A method for recording the way different components of the landscape – physical, natural and cultural – interact and are perceived.
A channel often made of wood for conveying liquids.
A man-made watercourse frequently associated with the delivery of water to a mill wheel or with its discharge from the wheelpit.
A person employed to maintain a section of road, railway or canal.
A statutory term for buildings of special architectural or historic interest, which are listed in three grades, I, II* or II, depending upon their level of importance.
Local Nature Reserve
A statutory designation by a local authority of an area to be managed, in the long term, for its biodiversity value.