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.
Two volume study resulting from the excavation and survey directed by Roger Mercer between 1974 and 1986, which demonstrated that Hambledon was the site of an exceptionally large and diverse complex of earlier Neolithic earthworks.
An examination of the urban development of Bristol - a town which for much of its history was second only to London in size and importance. This study uses documentary and physical evidence to reconstruct the fabric of a city and the social character of its different parts.
In spring 2002 mammoth bones and associated Mousterian stone tools were found in situ at Lynford Quarry, Norfolk, UK. The Lynford finds give a rare opportunity to study the socioecology of Neanderthals and the relationship between their social structure and the distribution of resources in the landscape during the last cold stage of Ice Age Europe.
This major new book traces the architectural and engineering works in the Royal Navy’s shore bases at home and overseas and the politics and technologies that shaped them. Copiously illustrated with maps, plans and photographs, this important and lively work will appeal to naval historians, industrial archaeologists and students of British history.
The first detailed modern study of Haughmond Abbey in Shropshire. By comprehensively addresssing questions about the origins and development of the community at Haughmond this book provides an excellent case study of late 11th/12th- century monasticism.
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.
First published in 1977, this classic excavation report set new standards in reporting archaeological finds. It describes the excavation of an early medieval site near Wooler in Northumberland, identified as Ad Gefrin by the Venerable Bede.
Tells the dramatic story of the discovery in 1992 of the perfectly preserved remains of a large prehistoric, sewn plank boat in Dover, a unique find of a boat capable of cross-channel sailing.It includes carefully researched reconstruction drawings.