This is the first ever comprehensive account of the archaeology and history of the cathedral and its churchyard from Roman times up to the construction of the Wren building. The cathedrals which preceded that of Wren come to the surface again, and we can appreciate the cultural and religious importance of St Paul’s over more than 1000 years.
Extensive excavations were carried out between 1974 and 1981 by Newcastle University. This book combines these results with those of work done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University to give a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort.
Silbury Hill is an enormous earthen mound that is situated in the heart of the Marlborough Downs, and set today within the Avebury World Heritage Site. This academic monograph will provide a full account of the recent archaeological investigations.