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  • An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall (1:25000 Scale)

    Revised Edition. This is the only map at any scale to depict the archaeology of the Hadrian's Wall corridor with all recent archaeological discoveries and revisions. The map complements the OS Landranger and Explorer maps by providing focussed heritage and tourist information.

    Series: Archaeology
  • An Archaeology of Town Commons in England

    An overview of the archaeology of town commons. This book is the result of a project to investigate the archaeological content and Historic Environment value of urban commons in England and to prompt appropriate conservation strategies for them.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Bodmin Moor: An archaeological survey - Volume 1: The human landscape to c 1860

    The most extensive survey ever undertaken of the archaeological monuments of Bodmin Moor; remarkable for the extent of the area covered and the number of newly identified monuments. Line drawings, aerial photographs and large-scale maps add to the text.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Bodmin Moor: An archaeological survey – Volume 2: The industrial and post-medieval landscapes

    Examines the industrial and post-medieval landscape of Bodmin Moor, including streamworking, mining, quarrying, clay working, turf cutting and intensive farming. Aerial photographs, detailed line drawings, and large-scale maps add to the text.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Britain's Oldest Art: The Ice Age cave art of Creswell Crags

    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.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Dangerous Energy: The archaeology of gunpowder and military explosives manufacture

    This book comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history. It ranges from gunpowder manufacture in the late Middle Ages through to 20th-century explosives.

    Series: Archaeology
  • The Dover Bronze Age Boat

    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.

    Series: Archaeology
  • England's Coastal Heritage

    A review of coastal heritage including an introduction to the coastal historic environment, a consideration of long-term coastal change and a set of research priorities for the future.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Hadrian's Wall: Archaeological research by English Heritage 1976-2000

    From 1976 to 2000 English Heritage archaeologists undertook excavation and research on Hadrian’s Wall. This book reports on these findings and includes the first publication, of the James Irwin Coates archive of drawings of Hadrian’s Wall made in 1877–96.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Haughmond Abbey

    The excavation of a 12th-century Augustinian abbey cloister.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Hillforts: Prehistoric strongholds of Northumberland National Park

    A detailed archaeological landscape survey which investigates the purpose, design and function of Iron Age hillforts in Northumberland National Park.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Radiocarbon Dates

    This volume holds a datelist of 476 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 2002 and 2004 in support of research funded by English Heritage through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Radiocarbon Dates

    This volume holds a datelist of 647 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 2004 and 2007 in support of research funded by English Heritage through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Science in Archaeology: An agenda for the future

    Helps set an agenda for the future of scientific applications in archaeology. Identifies, as well as refines, existing scientific techniques that have the potential to answer important questions about reconstructing the past in the short to medium term.

    Series: Archaeology
  • St Paul's Cathedral Before Wren

    This is the first monograph to give a detailed archaeological and historical account of the various cathedrals of St Paul's in the City of London from the foundation in 604 up to the construction of the Wren building in 1675-1714.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Stonehenge - The Story So Far

    Tells the story of Stonehenge and attempts to answer some of the fundamental questions about this iconic monument.

    Series: Archaeology
  • Stonehenge and Avebury (Map 1:10 000 Scale)

    Large scale map ideal for walkers and others wishing to explore the fascinating landscape of Stonehenge and Avebury.

    Series: Archaeology
  • The Archaeology of Hill Farming on Exmoor

    Tells the story of hill farming on Exmoor through newly revealed archaeological evidence, illustrated with examples from the medieval period onwards.

    Series: Archaeology
  • The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries in England

    An introduction to the underground mining and quarrying heritage in England

    Series: Archaeology
  • The Historic Landscape of the Mendip Hills

    A chronological look at the historic landscape of the Mendip Hills, richly illustrated with photographs, maps, plans and reconstructions drawings.

    Series: Archaeology