Lavishly illustrated and adopting a new approach to the study of sporting and urban history, this book leads readers along a trail of fascinating locations and buildings, landscapes and waterscapes, in all corners of the city and its surrounds.
The Raunds Area Project investigated more than 20 Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in the Nene Valley. This volume, on DVD, is the detailed monument and landscape analysis, environmental specialist reports, and finds reports catalogues (includes tables of data and interpretations and finds drawings).
This is the story of the discovery, in 2003, of Britain’s first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags. It includes a definitive list, photographs, drawings and description of the motifs and sets the discovery in its archaeological and geological context.
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.
This book raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic mills, buildings and canals which constitute the Ancoats townscape. It outlines how the area and its community have evolved over the last two and a half centuries.
Presents something of the historic interest encapsulated in Berwick, Tweedmouth and Spittal, and explains how these places came to assume such varied and distinctive forms. This book urges that a town anxious for stability and prosperity in the future must know where it has come from as well as where it is going.
Raises awareness of the wide range of school buildings built in England from the Reformation to the Millennium. Summarises the development of schools and looks at the adaptation of older schools to modern needs and new uses for schools around the country
The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor describes and narrates Dartmoor’s landscape history from 4000 BC to the present, analysing and summarising archaeological and historical studies from the 19th century onwards.
The garden created by Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, at Kenilworth Castle in the early 1570s was one of the wonders of Elizabethan England. This beautifully illustrated book presents the extensive research that went into English Heritage’s ambitious re-creation of the garden in 2009 and describes the process by which the new garden was designed.
Presents an overview of the archaeology of urban common land. By recognising that urban common land represents a valid historical entity, this book contributes towards successful informed conservation. It contains a variety of illustrations, including contemporary and archive photographs.
This book examines the physical remains of 20th-century war, conflict and ideological struggles within Europe. It considers a wide range of conflict heritage areas and raises questions of ownership, documentation practices and conservation.