Managing Archaeological Landscapes in Northumberland: Till Tweed Studies Volume 1 [eBook (PDF)]

D. G. Passmore(Author)

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ISBN: 9781782973126 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Year of Publication: 2009 | 416p, b/w & color illus, 57 tabs




Managing Archaeological Landscapes in Northumberland

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The Till-Tweed river catchment areas in Northumberland contain outstanding archaeological and palaeoenvironmental remains which have been in general only poorly understood. This study has assembled detailed data that will provide a platform for future landscape-based research and site-based investigation. Written from a landscape, or geoarchaeological perspective, this study develops a methodology and management tool that will allow planners, curators and developers working in the region to to easily access information across sectors, and provide a transparent and easily comprehended record of sensitive archaeological and palaeoenvironmental sites.

Table of Contents

Summary (Clive Waddington and David G. Passmore)
1. Introduction (David G. Passmore and Clive Waddington)
2. Past and present landscapes in the Till-Tweed region (David G. Passmore and Tim van der Schriek)
3. The Stone Age landscape: fieldwalking and test pits (Clive Waddington)
4. Monuments in the landscape: the aerial photographic resource (Tim Gates and Alison Deegan)
5. Uncovering the past: evaluation trenching of cropmark sites (Clive Waddington)
6. Managing the historic environment (David G. Passmore and Clive Waddington)
7. The landform element approach in pratice: case studies from the Till and Tweed (David G. Passmore and Clive Waddington)
Appendices
A. Supplementary details of sedimentary sequences recorded on Late Devensian landform elements
B. Supplementary details of sedimentary sequences and palaeoecological analyses recorded on Holocene alluvial landform elements in the River Breamish/Till study block
C. Supplementary details of sedimentary sequences and palaeoecological analyses recorded on Holocene alluvial landform elements in the Millfield Basin (Rivers Till and Glen)
D. Supplementary details of sedimentary sequences and palaeoecological analyses recorded on Holocene alluvial landform elements in the lower Tweed valley
E. Evaluation of colluvial landforms in the Milfield Basin
F. Sites recordeed on air photographs listed by morphological type
References
Index

Reviews & Quotes

"Will ultimately provide a useful theoretical basis upon which other similar landscapes can form a regimen of heritage protection... worth every penny.'"
Christopher Burgess
British Archaeology (112, April 2010)

"A substantial report.'"
Robert Bewley
Antiquity (Vol. 84, No. 324, June 2010)

"An excellent book on the topic of managing archaeological landscapes in Northumberland... a must-have book for students and professionals alike in the area of archaeological landscape management.'"
Claire Marie Rennie
Archaeological Review from Cambridge (Vol. 25, No. 2, November 2010)

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