A Corridor Through Time: the archaeology of the A55 Anglesey Road Scheme

A Corridor Through Time: the archaeology of the A55 Anglesey Road Scheme

By: Gwilym Hughes (author), Richard Cuttler (author), Andrew Davidson (author)Hardback

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Description

This volume describes the results of a series of archaeological excavations undertaken in advance of the construction of a new dual carriageway, some 32 km long, across Anglesey. Five main sites and a series of prehistoric burnt mounds are discussed. The route encountered remains of Neolithic pit groups and a possible Late Neolithic ring-ditch; Bronze Age and Iron Age settlement features and a Bronze Age cremation cemetery; Romano-British settlements and a farmstead; an early medieval inhumation cemetery, medieval agricultural features and a corn-drying kiln.

Contents

1 Introduction: background to the excavations, objectives and methodology 2 Cefn du, gaerwen: a neolithic pit cluster and iron age / Romano-British farmstead 3 Cefn cwmwd, rhostrehwfa. pit circle, early bronze age cremation cemetery, Iron age / Romano-British farmstead and early medieval occupation 4 Melin y plas, bryngwran. iron age / Romano-British farmstead 5 Penymynydd, caergeiliog: neolithic and early bronze age activity and occupation 6 Ty mawr, holyhead. neolithic activity, ring ditch and early medieval cemetery 7 The burnt mounds 8 Craft and culture 9 Plants and people 10 Discussion: neolithic and early bronze age Map / Aerial photo sources Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781842174234
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781842174234
  • ISBN10: 1842174231

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