Linking Geo-Data through Test and Play
A hands-on activity in linking and enriching geo-data, part of the Linked Pasts conference 2020.
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Please find datasets, scripts and other information for the three tools in separate directories.
- World Historical Gazetteer
- Heritage Connector
For each tool we have provided datasets related to North Britain. Thanks to British Library, Historic Environment Scotland and Historic England for the datasets.
Contains Historic Environment Scotland and Ordnance Survey data © Historic Environment Scotland - Scottish Charity No. SC045925 © Crown copyright and database right 2020
© Historic England 2020. Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2020 The Historic England GIS Data contained in this material was obtained on 28/8/20. The most publicly available up to date Historic England GIS Data can be obtained from http://www.HistoricEngland.org.uk.
Datasets are provided for each of the three tools however if you would like to go further please do look at the open SHP datasets available below. The script
./utils/DBF_convert.py might be of use.
CADW https://lle.gov.wales/catalogue/item/ScheduledAncientMonumentsInWales https://lle.gov.wales/catalogue/item/ListedBuildings/?lang=en https://lle.gov.wales/catalogue/item/CADWProtectedWrecks/?lang=en https://lle.gov.wales/catalogue/item/RegisteredLandscapesOfOutstandingHistoricInterestInWales/?lang=en https://lle.gov.wales/catalogue/item/RegisteredLandscapesOfOutstandingHistoricInterestInWales/?lang=en
Northern Ireland Department for Communities - Historic Environment Division https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/northern-ireland-sites-and-monuments-record https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/listed-buildings-northern-ireland https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/scheduled-historic-monument-areas https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/historic-parks-and-gardens https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/industrial-heritage-record https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/defence-heritage https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/areas-of-archaeological-potential https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/dataset/areas-of-significant-archaeological-interest
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This technical workshop is part of the AHRC-funded Locating a National Collection project, which sits within the AHRC programme: Towards a National Collection: Opening UK Heritage to the World. It is organised by British Library, in collaboration with The Alan Turing Institute, University of Pittsburgh World History Center and Science Museum Group.