England: An Oxford Archaeological Guide to Sites from Earliest Times to AD 1600

England: An Oxford Archaeological Guide to Sites from Earliest Times to AD 1600

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192841018
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Series: Oxford Archaeological Guides Series
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Timothy Darvill is Professor of Archaeology in the School of Conservation Sciences at Bournemouth University. He has served as Chairman of the Institute of Field Archaeologists and a Member of the Council of the National Trust.Jane Timby is a freelance archaeological consultant specializing in later prehistoric, Roman, and Saxon pottery. Paul Stamper is an Inspector of Ancient Monuments for English Heritage.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Archaeology in England
Prehistory
Romano-British Times
After the Empire
Visiting archaeological sites
How to use this Guide
Archaelogical Sites Arranged by Region
1. Northumbria
2. Lake District and the North-West
3. Yorkshire and the Humber Basin
4. East Midlands
5. The Midlands Plain and Welsh Borders
6. East Anglia
7. The Chilterns and Northampton uplands
8. Cotswolds and upper Thames Valley
9. London
10. The Weald and Downlands of South-East England
11. Wessex and the West Country
12. The South-West Peninsula
Reference Section
Chronological Summary
Glossary of key terms, acronyms, and abbreviations
Suggestions for further reading
Museums and heritage interpretation centres
Useful addresses and internet sites
Sites listed by archaeological period
Sites listed by region
Alphabetical index of sites
General index

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