Field archaeology has become a popular pursuit for many people today, when large numbers are enjoying increased leisure time. This book considers a whole range of prehistoric sties that span some 350,000 years from caves occupied in the palaeolithic period to the 'oppida' built immediately before the Roman conquest. The sites are arranged by counties in alphabetical order, and instructions for finding them with National Grid references are given throughout. Location maps and some site plans, together with many photographs, complete a detailed handbook to the wealth of prehistoric field monuments in England.
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Shire Publications Ltd
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Author Biography - James Dyer
James Dyer, Series Editor of the Shire Archaeology books, has updated the text for this second edition and included a number of additional sites. During more than fifty years of involvement in archaeology, he has visited every site in the guide, often on more than one occasion. In 1999 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree for this services to archaeology and education.