England: An Archaeological Guide to Sites from earliest Times to AD 1600 by Timothy DarvillEngland: An Archaeological Guide to Sites from earliest Times to AD 1600 by Timothy Darvill

England: An Archaeological Guide to Sites from earliest Times to AD 1600

byTimothy Darvill, jane Timby, Paul Stamper

Paperback | March 15, 2002

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Travelling around England is in many senses a journey back in time. On all sides, and sometimes even under the road or footpath itself, there are fragments of the ancient past side by side with the clutter of the modern world. Medieval villages, castles, ancient churches, and Roman villas arecommonplace and take us back to the time of Christ. Far older, yet equally abundant, are the barrows, hillforts, stone circles, camps, standing stones, trackways, and other relics of prehistoric times that have survived for several thousand years.This Guide is all about these ancient remains: the prehistoric, Roman, and medieval sites which date from the time between the first appearance of people in what we now call England during the last Ice Age and the end of medieval times around 1600 AD.
Timothy Darvill is Professor of Archaeology in the School of Conservation Sciences at Bournemouth University. The author of over a dozen books, including Prehistoric Britain (Routledge, 1998) and Prehistoric Britain from the Air (CUP, 1996), he has served as Chairman of the Institute of Field Archaeologists and a Member of the Council ...
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Title:England: An Archaeological Guide to Sites from earliest Times to AD 1600Format:PaperbackPublished:March 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192841017

ISBN - 13:9780192841018

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Table of Contents

IntroductionArchaeology in EnglandPrehistoryRomano-British TimesAfter the EmpireVisiting archaeological sitesHow to use this guide1. Northumbria2. Lake District and the North West3. Yorkshire and the Humber Basin4. East Midlands5. The midlands Plain and Welsh Borders6. East Anglia7. The Chilterns and Northampton uplands8. Cotswolds and upper Thames Valley9. London10. The Weald and Downlands of South-East England11. Wessex and the West Country12. The South - West PeninsularReference SectionChronological SummaryGlossary of key terms, acronyms, and abbreviationsSuggestions for further readingMuseums and heritage interpretation centresUseful addresses and internet sitesSites listed by archaeological periodSites listed by regionAlphabetical index of sitesGeneral index