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?
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
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. Farming, Everyday Life and Ritual

    Farming, Everyday Life and Ritual: 6000 years of archaeological at Thanet Earth [Paperback]

    Jake Weekes (Editor); James Holman (Editor); Robert Masefield (Editor); Jonathan Rady (Editor); Jakes Weekes (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781870545440
    Published by : Canterbury Archaeological Trust
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    In the late 2000s, the development of the country’s biggest glasshouse complex by Fresca Group Ltd at Monkton Road Farm on Isle of Thanet led to one of the largest open area excavations ever conducted in Kent. The development covered 90 hectares (... .... Learn More
  2. EAA 178: Hinxton, Cambridgeshire: Part I

    EAA 178: Hinxton, Cambridgeshire: Part I: Excavations at the Wellcome Genome Campus: Late Glacial Lithics to the Icknield Way [Paperback]

    Alice Lyons (Author); Lawrence Billington (Author)


    ISBN: 9781907588136
    Published by : East Anglian Archaeology
    Series: East Anglian Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 178
    Extensive archaeological investigations were undertaken over two decades in Hinxton, south Cambridgeshire by OA East on behalf of the Wellcome Trust. The excavated areas lay in the Cam valley, a ‘borderland zone’ crossed by Icknield Way; the ridge... .... Learn More
  3. Broken Pots, Mending Lives

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

    Richard Osgood (Author)


    ISBN: 9781789259384
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  4. 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)


    ISBN: 9781789259599
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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 to provide opportunit... .... Learn More
  5. Ballynahatty

    Ballynahatty: Excavations in a Neolithic Monumental Landscape [Hardback]

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


    ISBN: 9781789259711
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  6. The Battle of Pinkie, 1547

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

    David Caldwell (Author); Vicky Oleksy (Author); Bess Rhodes (Author)


    ISBN: 9781789259735
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  7. Road to the Manor

    Road to the Manor: Excavations at Graven Hill, Oxfordshire, 2015–2016 [Paperback]

    Martyn Allen (Author); Steve Teague (Author); Steve Lawrence (Author)


    ISBN: 9780904220919
    Published by : Oxford Archaeology
    Series: Oxford Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 35
    Oxford Archaeology undertook a series of excavations in 2015–16 at Graven Hill on the former site of MoD Bicester, a large military storage and distribution centre built during the Second World War. The archaeological works revealed evidence of pr... .... Learn More
  8. The Archaeology of Wild Birds in Britain and Ireland

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

    Dale Serjeantson (Author)


    ISBN: 9781789259568
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Renowned archaeologist, Dale Serjeantson, tells the story of human engagement with birds from the end of the last Ice Age to around AD 1650. In this book, she integrates the study of archaeological bird remains with ethnography and the history of ... .... Learn More
  9. 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 (Author); Michael J. Allen (Author)


    ISBN: 9781789259230
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Prehistoric Society Research Papers
    Volume: 14
    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
  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)


    ISBN: 9781789257922
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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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