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?
£45.00
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
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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. 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
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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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
  2. Broken Pots, Mending Lives

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

    Richard Osgood (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259384
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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
  3. 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
  4. The Battle of Pinkie, 1547

    The Battle of Pinkie, 1547: The Last Battle Between the Independent Kingdoms of Scotland and England [Hardback]

    David H. Caldwell (Author); Victoria Oleksy (Author); Bess Rhodes (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259735
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    The Battle of Pinkie, fought between the English and the Scots in 1547, was the last great clash between the two as independent nations. It is a well-documented battle with several eyewitness accounts and contemporary illustrations. There is also ... .... Learn More
  5. Community Archaeology on Hadrian’s Wall 2019–2022

    Community Archaeology on Hadrian’s Wall 2019–2022 [Paperback]

    Rob Collins (Author); Jane Harrison (Author); Ian Kille (Author); Kathryn Murphy (Author); Kerry Shaw (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259599
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    The Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project (WallCAP) was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to promote the value of heritage – specifically of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site – to local communities and provide opportunities ... .... Learn More
  6. Ballynahatty

    Ballynahatty: Excavations in a Neolithic Monumental Landscape [Hardback]

    Barrie Hartwell (Editor); Sarah Gormley (Editor); Catriona Brogan (Editor); Caroline Malone (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259711
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    Just six miles from the center of Belfast, County Down, on the plateau of Ballynahatty above the River Lagan, is one of Ireland’s great Neolithic henge monuments: the 200 m wide Giant’s Ring. For over a thousand years, this area was the focus of i... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. The Drowning of a Cornish Prehistoric Landscape (PSRP)

    The Drowning of a Cornish Prehistoric Landscape (PSRP): 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. 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
  10. 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

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