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The hillfort at Mellor excavations 1998-2002.

Mellor Archaeological Trust.

The hillfort at Mellor excavations 1998-2002.

by Mellor Archaeological Trust.

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Published by Mellor Archaeological Trust in Stockport .
Written in English


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  Buy Mellor: Living on the Edge, a Regional Study of an Iron Age and Romano-British Settlement (Manchester Archaeological Monographs S.) by Nevell, Michael, Redhead, Norman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. The hillfort at Mellor excavations - Saturday, May 2, AM analysis of the stated objectives in the field of driver education and the measurement of the degree to which these objectives are met in the area of attitude conditioning.

  Image: Mellor Moor submitted by astronomer Kerb Cairn in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Excavation of an inhumation cist uncovered about amber beads, which would have formed a precious necklace from an elite group. Another find was a stone platform next to the cairn. Excavation of the cairn and its surroundings is continuing. Second report on excavations at Britain's largest hillfort. Excavations revealed a complex sequence of Iron Age rampart construction overlying features dated to the Neolithic, along with the interior and entrance to a large rectangular enclosure.

  A full report of the excavations and reconnaissance is being submitted to the Journal of Field Archaeology. The goals of the Podgoritsa project were threefold, comprising landscape observations, sub-surface geophysical reconnaissance of the tell and its immediate environs, and excavation of the tell itself.   A typical enclosure was created by excavation of a steepsided, V-shaped ditch in a square, rectangular, or slightly trapezoidal form. The excavated soil was placed on the inside edge of the ditch, forming a simple earthen berm or rampart. Ditches were maintained through periodic re-excavation.


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The hillfort at Mellor excavations 1998-2002 by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Booklet: Hillfort at Mellor Excavations - Twenty two page booklet produced by Mellor Archaeological Trust detailing the story of the Mellor Dig from to with the history of the site, excavation of the trenches carried out by University of Manchester with photographs, drawings, maps.

Mellor hill fort is a prehistoric site in North West England, that dates from the British Iron Age—about BC to AD. Situated on a hill in Mellor, Greater Manchester, on the western edge of the Peak District, the hill fort overlooks the Cheshire gh the settlement was founded during the Iron Age, evidence exists of activity on the site as far back as 8, BC; during the Town or city: Mellor, Greater Manchester.

We found this important reference on P18 of The Mellor Archaeological Trust's publication 'The Hillfort At Mellor Excavations ': "Eric Knussen who lived in the Old Vicarage in his late teens has written: "During the war ofI served for some years in the Home main task being to relieve the Army of routine duties such as guarding factories, strategic bridges.

Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM A view of the main Iron Age defensive ditch. Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM Another view of the roundhouse discovered in The roundhouse is located beyond the walls.

Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM In. Welcome to the web site of Mellor Archaeological Trust. Shaw Cairn Excavations. Fact & Fun Day: Cancelled This Year. As a result of the ongoing uncertainty with COVID, this years Fact & Fun Day at the Roman Lakes in early September is cancelled.

See you all in. Weir Mill, Stockport. Mellor is an exceptional archaeological site. An Iron Age hlllfort on the The hillfort at Mellor excavations 1998-2002. book of the Pennines in Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK, only discovered in ,Its investigation has been the. Mellor Hillfort The ditch at Mellor Hilltop Fort.

There is permanent access to view this section of the ditch from a path leading off the church car park. Excavations have also revealed flints from as far back as Mesolithic times, indicating the use of the site may go b years. John Hearle lives in the Old Vicarage in Mellor, a village in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

In three students excavated part of a ditch close to the house. Now after 12 years of excavations with hundreds volunteers, the complex site is being readied for publication. There was a. Excavations in Bath () Danebury: Anatomy of an Iron Age Hillfort () Roman Bath Discovered () The Celtic World () Greeks, Romans and Barbarians () Wessex to AD () The Ancient Celts () ISBN 2nd edition ().

Facing the Ocean: The Atlantic and Its Peoples, BC to AD (, Oxford. These fittings were excavated in by John Mortimer from the so-called 'warrior burial' within the hillfort at Grimthorpe Mellor is an exceptional archaeological site. Excavations have.

Events Image: Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM In what is fast becoming the highlight of the archaeological year in the NW of England, the Mellor Iron Age hillfort excavations are open to the public this coming weekend (September 4 and 5).

One of the special exhibits of the open days this year will be a 4, year old flint dagger. The Reverend Marriott, circahad mentioned in his book, Antiquities of Lyme, barrows near Shaw Farm.

In the mids, four amateur archaeologists with help from school students started ten years of excavations around the trig point on the top of Mellor Moor. They found a Bronze Age burial, which they called Shaw Cairn.

An Iron Age hillfort on the fringes of the Pennines in Stockport it was only discovered in Its investigation has been the result of a partnership between the Mellor Archaeological Trust and the University of Manchester. Excavations have revealed many exciting discoveries, often in almost surreal situations, such as a deep defensive ditch.

Burrough Hill is an Iron Age hillfort in Burrough on the Hill, 7 miles (11 km) south of Melton Mowbray in the English county of ed on a promontory about metres ( ft) above sea level, the site commands views over the surrounding countryside for miles around. Inarchaeologists found a Hill Fort surrounding Mellor Church.

The Fort dated from the Iron Age, around to BC, but was later occupied by Romans around AD. Further excavations have discovered flints from Bronze Age and Mesolithic times, which. Index only further information on microfiche Numbers listed refer to images on Microfiche.

Compiled Bill Beard: ]]> T+ Dublin Core. Dinorben hillfort above St George near Abergele has now been completely quarried away but in excavations initially in the /20sand then in the s and 60s extensive work took place, published by Hubert Savory.

The site was a limestone hill and the hillfort was quarried away to provide the stone for the steel making process at Shotton. The excavations were continued till When the Germans retreated, the site was flooded, which ironically led to the good preservation of the ancient timbers.

Excavations were resumed by Polish archaeologists after the war and lasted till The site. There are two settlement periods at Biskupin that follow each other without hiatus. Tags: PPL/03/ Walklate's Will, SCHME/01/ Walklate Indenture, SCHME/01/ Booklet Thomas Walklate & Mellor School Floor Plan for Childrens Orthopaedic, Marple: Original Architects drawing of the floor plan of basement / first floor of "Cleadon" Childrens Orthopaedic Hospital, Dale Road, Marple, highlighting alterations dated   "This promises to be a really exciting excavation, yielding the first evidence to confirm the date and nature of this enigmatic hillfort." The first phase of the excavation will take place from.

Badbury Rings is an Iron Age hill fort in east Dorset, was in the territory of the the Roman era a temple was located immediately west of the fort, and there was a Romano-British town known as Vindocladia a short distance to the south-west.The site has been used as a training excavation for students and a community dig to introduce people to history, with the participation of Mellor Archaeological Trust.[9] Many of the artefacts discovered at Mellor during the excavations are on on permanent display at Stockport Museum".The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide.

Open Days at Mellor Hillfort: [News and Comments:1] The Archaeological Dig at The Old Vicarage, Mellor, near Stockport will once again be open to the public this weekend on Saturday and Sunday between .