Tag: Archaeology

Chapter 5 – The Later Neolithic Explosion

The one thousand years between 3,000 and 2,000 BC saw the Vale of Mowbray’s most significant period of development. It is at this time that the area between Boroughbridge and Catterick became the Sacred Vale, a premier ritual landscape, with Thornborough as its heart.

Henge Capital of Britain

This is the cover page for the book, Henge Capital of Britain, written by George. It reviews the larger henges in the UK and proposes that Thornborough is worthy of greater consideration when it comes to our ideas of which ancient places of power have historic importance.

Guide – Visible Remains

Visible Remains “The identity of an earthwork can be determined to a certain extent by the shape of the field marking that is left. If it is square or rectangular with rounded comers, it is highly likely that the constructors were from the Roman army. If it is an irregular quadrilateral with a gateway on …

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Guide – Desktop

A Guide to DIY archaeology The Desktop Search Virtually all archaeological investigations begin with a desktop search of one form or another, the term desktop search simply means the sort of research you can do from a desk. Assuming that you have read the first section of this guide, you will already know about the …

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