By John A Clayton
The rural panorama surrounding the east Lancashire Pennine cities of Burnley, Nelson and Colne conceals an important quantity of archaeological proof for the prehistoric interval. even if, to this point no cohesive archaeological survey has been conducted inside of this wealthy landscape.
Fortunately a contemporary archaeological survey (2013-2014) has replaced this case. by means of employing sixty three sq. kilometres of aerial LiDAR know-how it's now attainable to work out into the lives of these who first settled in the district.
Within this ebook we see new facts for good points equivalent to formerly unknown hillforts, early cost websites, stone circles, burial beneficial properties, box platforms and farmsteads.
To comprehend the prehistoric improvement of the topic region the archaeology is put inside of a countrywide and foreign context. From the Devensian Ice Age to the Roman invasion this sector of the South Pennines used to be occupied via a miles greater inhabitants than has formerly been realised and the tale of those early pioneers can now start to be told.
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Burnley and Pendle Archaeology: Part Two: Middle Bronze Age to Iron Age: Volume 2 by John A Clayton