British Archaeology

The archaeology of Britain from the Palaeolithic to the present day, reporting on a wealth of excavations

A Forged Glamour

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A Forged Glamour, which takes its title from a poem, is an exploration of the lives and deaths of ironworking communities renowned for their spectacular material culture, who lived in modern-day East and North Yorkshire, between the 4th and 1st centuries BC.
Is There a British Chalcolithic?
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The Chalcolithic, the phase in prehistory when the important technical development of adding tin to copper to produce bronze had not yet taken place, is not a term generally used by British prehistorians and whether there is even a definable phase is debated.
Iron Age Ritual, a Hillfort and Evidence for a Minster at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
£30.00
The excavation of an area within the grounds of the Prebendal, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, adjacent to the parish church of St Mary's, showed that the town, which lies on a slight spur, is sited within a univallate Iron Age hillfort.
Interpreting the English Village

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An original and approachable account of how archaeology can tell the story of the English village.
Ariconium, Herefordshire

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The Roman 'small town' of Ariconium in southern Herefordshire has long been known as an important iron production centre but has remained very poorly understood.

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  1. Broken Pots, Mending Lives

    Broken Pots, Mending Lives: The Archaeology of Operation Nightingale [Hardback]

    Richard Osgood (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259384
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    For those that survive, the traumas of military conflict can be long lasting. It might seem astonishing that archaeology, with its uncovering of the traces of the long-dead, of battlefields, of skeletal remains, could provide solace, and yet there... .... Learn More
  2. The Archaeology of Wild Birds in Britain and Ireland

    The Archaeology of Wild Birds in Britain and Ireland [Hardback]

    Dale Serjeantson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259568
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    The Archaeology of Wild Birds in Britain and Ireland tells the story of human engagement with birds from the end of the last Ice Age to about AD 1650. It is based on archaeological bird remains integrated with ethnography and the history ... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066

    Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066: A Tribute to Peter Drewett [Hardback]

    Michael J. Allen (Editor); David Rudling (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781782979623
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    In this new authoritative textbook on the archaeology of South-East England intended for students, researchers, and those working in commercial archaeology, over 30 leading authors provide a comprehensive overview of the South-East as an informed ... .... Learn More
  4. Excavations Along Hadrian’s Wall 2019–2021

    Excavations Along Hadrian’s Wall 2019–2021: Structures, Their Uses, and Afterlives [Hardback]

    Rob Collins (Author); Jane Harrison (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259445
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    The Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project (WallCAP) conducted a series of fieldwork projects along the Hadrian’s Wall corridor between 2019 and 2021. The work focused on sites that were poorly understood or under particular threat and aimed... .... Learn More
  5. From Hunter-Gatherers to Early Christians

    From Hunter-Gatherers to Early Christians: The Archaeology of Ancient Societies in the Llŷn Peninsula [Paperback]

    Julian Maxwell Heath (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781914427220
    Published by : Windgather Press
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    Jutting out some thirty miles into the Irish Sea, from the western edge of Snowdonia, the Llŷn Peninsula, in north-west Wales, is renowned for its stunning beaches and countryside, with much of its landscape designated as an Area of Outstanding Na... .... Learn More
  6. The Marriage Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

    The Marriage Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York: A Masterpiece of Tudor Craftsmanship [Hardback]

    Peter N. Lindfield (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257922
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    The Henry VII and Elizabeth of York marriage bed, rediscovered in 2010, is an exceptional piece of late medieval English royal furniture: no other equivalent example of secular domestic furniture is known to have survived, and, indeed, precious li... .... Learn More
  7. Art, Image, Power and Place

    Art, Image, Power and Place: Contextualising the Stone Sculpture of Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Sarah Semple (Editor); Jane Hawkes (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258981
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    Early medieval stone sculptures survive across Europe: at waysides, in architectural settings and in churches and graveyards, and provide an exceptional source for understanding the aesthetics and beliefs of early medieval communities. England is ... .... Learn More
  8. The Drowning of a Cornish Prehistoric Landscape

    The Drowning of a Cornish Prehistoric Landscape: Tradition, Deposition and Social Responses to Sea Level Rise [Hardback]

    Andy M. Jones (Editor); Michael J. Allen (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259230
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Prehistoric Society Research Papers
    Volume: 14
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    Between 2018 and 2019, Cornwall Archaeological Unit undertook two projects at Mount’s Bay, Penwith. The first involved the excavation of a Bronze Age barrow and the second, environmental augur core sampling in Marazion Marsh. Both sites lie within... .... Learn More
  9. Chariots, Swords and Spears

    Chariots, Swords and Spears: Iron Age Burials at the Foot of the East Yorkshire Wolds [Hardback]

    Mark Stephens (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255423
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    This volume brings together recent excavations at two sites in Pocklington, East Yorkshire. The main focus of the Volume will be examining Iron Age burials, which included chariots, swords, and spears and will also include earlier Prehistoric and ... .... Learn More
  10. Burials and the Black Death in Hereford

    Burials and the Black Death in Hereford: New Library Excavation, Hereford Cathedral [Hardback]

    Derek Hurst (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258684
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    Excavation at Hereford Cathedral took place in 1993, prior to the construction of the Mappa Mundi Museum and new archive library. This revealed extensive remains, some potentially dating back to the 7th/8th century, including timber-built building... .... Learn More

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