Hillforts of England and Wales

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Hillforts of England and Wales

Hillforts of England and Wales Amongst the most common of all British ancient monuments are those known rather misleadingly as hillforts Whilst than a thousand can be recognised in southern Britain not all of them are on hill tops

  • Title: Hillforts of England and Wales
  • Author: James Dyer
  • ISBN: 9780747801801
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Amongst the most common of all British ancient monuments are those known rather misleadingly as hillforts Whilst than a thousand can be recognised in southern Britain, not all of them are on hill tops nor can they be identified as forts The author considers these points in particular when he tries to assess the function and situation of hillforts, asking the questioAmongst the most common of all British ancient monuments are those known rather misleadingly as hillforts Whilst than a thousand can be recognised in southern Britain, not all of them are on hill tops nor can they be identified as forts The author considers these points in particular when he tries to assess the function and situation of hillforts, asking the questions When were they built , By whom and Why The book considers the nature of the defences, the design of their entrances and thoughts on the internal design of these monuments, some of which are most spectacularly sited in many parts of western Britain The book concludes with a brief examination of two typical hillforts excavated by the author About the authorJames Dyer taught archaeology for than twenty five years He has written many books on archaeology, and is general editor of the Shire Archaeology series.

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    One thought on “Hillforts of England and Wales

    1. Frances on said:

      Good basic intro, but not much about the vale of clwyd! A bit old now

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