Basic land use categories, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Land Areas reported by the Agricultural Census 1920 1921
Farmland 79,728 Show data context 77,179 Show data context
Rough Grazings 734 Show data context
Orchards 4,995 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1921 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census was not primarily a land use survey, but it did record the total farmed area, apparently excluding rough grazings, and for some dates it also recorded other categories including the area of rough grazings and the area of woodlands. In some cases, as with orchards, the acreages seem to be included within the overall farmed area, while woodlands are always separate.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Middlesex AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Basic land use categories, as reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 10th April 2020