features of architectural, historical and archaeological interest) A proposal to grant Heritage Coast status to the Essex Coast would be based on the information collated in this document, The Landscape Character Assessment of the Essex Coast. L a n d s c a p e •Methodology F r a m e w o r k 7 CONTENTS Preface Executive Summary Landscape ... Archaeological evidence now along the Norfolk and Sussex coast from this time in the form of stone tools shows that early species of Homo were living in the area about 700,000 years ago. But, it is not until about 30,000 years ago that anatomically modern humans, Homo sapiens, arrived in Britain, just before the extreme cold of the last Ice Age ...

Aug 04, 2015 · The British coast holds many mysteries and marvels which are a testament to the nation’s seafaring history. Now a call for help to survey and monitor the thousands of archaeological sites along England’s coast and tidal estuaries has been issued.