My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

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My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:08 pm

Only just started as a newbie detecting my new 400i Garrett arrived today due to my job I get to travel all around chilterns , Bedfordshire , Herts etc on my first delivery today took me to Buckinghamshire/ Milton Keynes area onto a farm so I thought I'd ask nicely and thought if u don't ask you won't find out . So I popped the question and the farmer said yes no problem just ring when your coming I thought bloody hell :)) :)) :)) I then said how much land have you got his reply was 700 acres so this will give me something to learn on


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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Bargeman » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:11 pm

Congrats, well done, he who dares etc ::g


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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Euro Detector » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:14 pm

Brilliant - happy hunting. :ml
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by tigerseeker » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:15 pm

As we say in Yorkshire 'dip yer bread in lad'!!

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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by tcawood » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:35 pm

Result and a half!

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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Easylife » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:56 pm

Great news, and even better if land research reveals anything interesting! ::g
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Oxgirl36 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:30 pm

Excellent news - congratulations ::g
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Ollie K » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:43 pm

That's a result! I'll look forward to seeing what the land throws up.
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Post by Fisher1266X » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:06 pm

Nice one Simon, lets hope that there's some nice history there :D

Our new permission a couple of weeks ago produced two "life-time" finds ::g
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by sweepstick47 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:34 pm

Hello 'Simonwwfc'::g Your farmer would seem to be a very accommodating chap. Such land-owners' are rarely found on the 'first ask' so well done and look after him in all respects ::g ::g

As you're very new to the hobby, it's a good idea mention in conversation, that as a responsible detectorist (and I'm sure you are) you follow the requirements of the 'Code of Conduct when on his land and have the necessary Third Party Insurance cover as provided by the FID/NCMD.

Here's wishing you success and Good Luck in your detecting endeavours ::g ::g Regards ss47
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:48 am

Thanks guys & girls ::g
Is there any way I can do any research into the land ?
I've tried looking on old maps app but not really sure on how it works or just get on the land with the detector and search it thanks again
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by jcmaloney » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:18 am

Simonwwfc26 wrote:
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:48 am
Thanks guys & girls ::g
Is there any way I can do any research into the land ?
I've tried looking on old maps app but not really sure on how it works or just get on the land with the detector and search it thanks again
You could spend hours researching...or hours searching....... ;)

1. Get your farmer to outline his land on an Ordance Survey map & check there aren`t any "no go areas" (anything from Scheduled Ancient Monuments to game cover for shooting etc).
2. Check with him when you can go on, some will say after harvest and then stop once its seeded (drilled) that varies farmer to farmer.
3. Look for footpaths between villages, high ground, water. The basics that people need to live.
4. Go detecting, take the scrap out, leave your holes tidy.
5. Show the landowner what you have found when it is convenient for them. If they want to keep anything remember all finds are their property.

Be aware of "Treasure" https://finds.org.uk/treasure


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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Billy Doyle » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:50 pm

You could try some of this for your research...

Check here to check if your land has Scheduled Monuments areas on it etc:
https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/ ... sults=True

Here's a good link for your old maps (if they are pre-1830's I generally find them not of much use tbh), although you could pop to your main county museum and have a look at the old tithe maps (pay a fee and they'll probably let you take photos of them for your own research purposes):
http://www.oldmapsonline.org/

Google Earth on your pc (if you have one) is good as you can look at aerial photos of the land, and then spin the clock back and look at other years (usually back to 1945), and look at the different crop markings.

Make your own maps! :) Plot what you find and where, and patterns may emerge, suggesting possible old track ways or trading spots. This might help:
https://www.gridreferencefinder.com/

Good luck!

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Edit:
If you are really keen, you could also have a look at some Lidar maps of the land too :D

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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:30 pm

Really appreciate all the help from all you friendly people
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:30 pm

Going for first visit Sunday I can't make out much on lidar as not really expert but meeting farmer who's gonna show me the 700 acre boundaries . Not sure where to start first lol 😂
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Post by Simonwwfc26 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:08 pm

Tried to turn clock back but we have only iPads so don't think this option works
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:34 am

Off this morning fingers crossed
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Lowland » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:54 am

Simonwwfc26 wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:34 am
Off this morning fingers crossed
Go get em!
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Post by Simonwwfc26 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:01 am

Thanks
I'm hoping we may find some stuff
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Lowland » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:03 am

Simonwwfc26 wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:01 am
Thanks
I'm hoping we may find some stuff
From the last haul ,I would say your on the right tracks. :)
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Post by Simonwwfc26 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:05 am

This permission is my first visit today all the other stuff is coming from my fields on the door step I have
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Ollie K » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:20 am

Good luck fella- I've always found most of the goodies on my permissions are either in a corner or at the edges of a field. I'm certain it can't be a coincidence. =}}:
If it's as windy as it is here then try not to get blown away!
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:49 pm

Well me and the son inlaw had four hours in one ploughed and rolled feild
Son inlaw had few coins and buttons
I had a hammered my first in my three weeks of starting this new hobbie and a complete crotal bell plus a nice strirup
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:10 pm

Wow great days detecting. Photos please ::g
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by Simonwwfc26 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:05 pm

Il have to upload in morning as hit limit off uploads , the other bits where ww1 or 2 kit bag lock and complete crotal bell with metal pea inside
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by mathewbarrett » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:40 am

Just let me know if you ever need any help with this one...I'm in the Milton Keynes area :D
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Re: My first ask for permission and get 700 acres

Post by pasdave » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:37 am

ayyy well done mate, using the 400i myself, i'm also a newbe and recently pulled out a lovely Charles the bold Double Patard, good luck hunting

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