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by John Gale

Free eBook Prehistoric Dorset download ISBN: 075242906X
Author: John Gale
Publisher: Tempus (June 1, 2003)
Language: English
Pages: 176
Category: Historical
Subcategory: Europe
Size MP3: 1751 mb
Size FLAC: 1214 mb
Rating: 4.1
Format: doc mobi mbr lit


Dorset is one of the country's richest counties in archaeological remains and over the last 30 years there have been a great number of new discoveries

Dorset is one of the country's richest counties in archaeological remains and over the last 30 years there have been a great number of new discoveries. This detailed, up-to-date and well-illustrated study of prehistoric monuments in and around Dorset explores the changing aspects of the county's landscapes through the ages, captured by the monuments that were constructed within them.

Prehistoric Dorset book. With stunning photographs and easy-to-understand text, John Gale takes the reader on an archaeological journey through prehistoric Dorset. With stunning photographs and easy-to-understand text, John Gale takes. He discusses Neolithic sites, local stone circles, and many other fascinating prehistoric sites.

With stunning photographs and easy-to-understand text, John Gale takes the reader on an archaeological journey through prehistoric Dorset.

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Kingston Russell Stone Circle, also known as the Gorwell Circle, is a stone circle located between the villages of Abbotsbury and Littlebredy in the south-western English county of Dorset. ISBN 978-0-7524-2906-9.

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Beasties Prehistoric Portal. The Verne hillfort, pretty much destroyed when a prison was built on it but some of the ramparts still survive. There were numerous stone circles on the island but these were destroyed by quarrying but, luckily, the quarry workers were superstitious and moved the stones to safety and they apparently ended up being incorporated into 'modern' walls. Beasties Prehistoric Portal.

The larger henge monuments of Wessex have been the focus of detailed archaeological investigation for over a century and consequently their study has provided a greater, albeit fragmentary, understanding of later Neolithic society. Two campaigns of archaeological investigation undertaken in the Allen Valley of east Dorset by the author have focussed upon the complex of earthworks at Knowlton and additionally at one of three broadly contemporary barrow cemeteries located nearby. The findings from these investigations are beginning to shed more light on the possible origins and development of these important but weakly understood landscapes.

With stunning photographs and easy-to-understand text, John Gale takes the reader on an archaeological journey through prehistoric Dorset. He discusses Neolithic sites, local stone circles, and many other fascinating prehistoric sites.