Tip: use the zoom buttons to zoom in and out.
Use the layers button to select the layers and the opacity of a layer (0.0 - 1.0).
View full screen 2D hill shade overlay LiDAR.
Use the opacity selector to see underlying satellite, historic mapping and accessible records (HER and Archives) overlays too.
Experimental : view interactive 3D pointcloud.
Use a WebGL tool to produce an interactive 3D view rendered with hillshade and accessible records data.
Hyssington’s story began with Picrite. This hard rock, which outcrops near the village, was used to make axe hammers during the Bronze Age. The Normans first put Hyssington on the map recording it as ‘Hussa’s town’ (Husinton) in 1227. Hussa may have been the Norman lord but the motte and bailey castle is likely to have been built before his time. The motte’s placement next to the church signifies that Hyssington was once a place of importance. The castle, with its visible foundations, and heavily restored church are worth a visit.