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archaeology of Alderley Edge

survey, excavation and experiment in an ancient mining landscape

by Simon Timberlake

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Published by Johjn and Erica Hedges in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Alderley Edge.,
  • Alderley Edge (England) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSimon Timberlake and A.J.N.W. Prag ; with contributions by M. Bateman ... [et al.].
    SeriesBAR British series -- 396
    ContributionsPrag, A. J. N. W.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 309 p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21401592M
    ISBN 101841717150, 1840580070

    The Botanist Alderley Edge and The Rose Rooms, Alderley Edge, United Kingdom. 12, likes talking about this 65, were here. A world-famous selection of botanical cocktails, craft beers /5().   After thousands of years of excavation, the Alderley Edge mines finally closed for good in During the 18 th and 19 th centuries Cornish tin and Welsh coal miners travelled to work in the comparatively benign mines of Alderley Edge, settling in the area still known today as Welsh Row. As a result the Edge became riddled with the mineshafts and tunnels of some half dozen mine systems, all.


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The Archaeology of Alderley Edge: Survey, Excavation and Experiment in an Ancient Mining Landscape Simon Timberlake, A. Prag John & Erica Hedges Limited for the Manchester Museum and the National Trust, - Social Science - pages.

Alderley Edge is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England. Init had a population of 4, Alderley Edge is 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Macclesfield and 15 miles (24 km) south of Manchester, at the base of a steep and thickly wooded sandstone escarpment, Alderley Edge, which is the area's chief topographical feature and overlooks the Cheshire grid reference: SJ The archaeology book from the Landscape Project is however publicly available and details can be found HERE.

Cheshire County Council maintains a website with a database of historic sites. Alderley Edge and the mines feature on this site which can be accessed at Revealing Cheshire's Past. Information has been given by the Club to Cheshire County.

: The Alderley Sandhills Project: An archaeology of community life in (post-) industrial England (): Casella, Eleanor Conlin, Croucher, Sarah K.: BooksCited by: Get this from a library.

The Alderley Sandhills project: an archaeology of community life in (post)-industrial England. [Eleanor Conlin Casella; Sarah K Croucher] -- This volume situates the results of traditional archaeological excavations within a broader spectrum of archival sources, family photographs and personal memories to consider the dramatic influences.

A volume that I helped to edit and write 21 years ago, entitled 'Living on the Edge', seems an appropriate book to revisit during the current health crisis; with so much of the population self-isolating life does really feel on an edge.

The monograph is a collection of 10. Foreword / Tristram Besterman --Introduction: the Alderley Edge landscape project / A.J.N.W.

Prag --The archaeology of Alderley Edge and the north-east Cheshire hinterland: a review / Simon Timberlake --Prehistoric hunter-gatherers on Alderley Edge / R.W. Cowell --Archaeological excavations at Engine Vein, Alderley Edge, / Simon.

Alderley Edge pondlife - Jonathan Guest and Jill Smethurst The insects and other invertebrates of Alderley Edge - Dmitri V. Logunov and Roger L. Dennis Part IV. Human history - archaeology and underground The archaeology of Alderley Edge - A.

Prag and Simon Timberlake Early mining: the evidence before - Simon. An archaeological excavation in Alderley Edge has generated some new ideas about how the rise of consumer society impacted the domestic lives of ordinary workers.

The dig was carried out in with the involvement of local volunteers and schools and funded through English Heritage by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. BOOK DESCRIPTIONSurvey excavation and experiment in an ancient mining landscape The Archaeology of Alderley Edge Survey, excavation and experiment in an ancient mining landscape Arqueología de la dictadura en Latinoamérica y Europa / Archaeology of Dictatorship in.

Books shelved as archaeology: Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice by Colin Renfrew, The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston, Gods, Gra. There is a little more in the shape of file of the introduction to Professor Prag's book on the archaeology of Alderley Edge, but a determined reader would have to pay the £33 (P&P included) for a copy from the Manchester Museum to be able to find out more.

The Alderley Edge Landscape Project was a wide-ranging and in-depth study of very many aspects of the area around the Cheshire village of Alderley Edge. Many specialists in many disciplines contributed to the Project and this book contains the details of their work.

It is a huge volume of pages and 31 chapters covering a vast array of subjects.5/5(1). This latest column continues the thread that I began two issues ago, exploring Current Archaeology’s coverage of sites in the care of the National Trust down the month, I explored stories from issues (the years to ), and in this column I come right up to date, exploring issue onwards, from to the present : Joe Flatman.

Alderley Edge is a sandstone ridge rising metres above the Cheshire plain, a dozen miles south of Manchester. The Edge itself, now owned by the National Trust, has become a honeypot for Mancunians, and the village below, formed by the railway as a commuter dormitory for Manchester cotton-kings, is now nicknamed the champagne capital of England.

Butterflies on Alderley Edge: resources, habitats and changes - Roger Dennis Part IV. Human history The archaeology of Alderley Edge - John Prag and Simon Timberlake Underground - The mines The evidence for mining before - Simon Timberlake Mining in the Alderley district: the documented period - Geoffrey Warrington The Paperback of the The Alderley Sandhills Project: An archaeology of community life in (post-) industrial England by Eleanor Conlin Casella, Sarah K.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. The Story of Alderley: Living with the Edge: : A. Prag: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. Alderley Edge is provided by Carlon The Alderley Edge Mines (). The Alderley Edge Landscape Project was set up in under the auspices of The Manchester Museum and the National Trust.

This is a multi disciplinary project, which includes archaeological fieldwork and File Size: 1MB. Alderley Edge Book Launch. explaining our past, so we can make more sense of our present. The Alderley Heritage Centre. The West End of St Philip & St James Church, Alderley Edge.

Our next events are: Programme. Thursday 28 th May (resheduled date) Ed Glinert, The Pankhursts, Methodist Church, earlier time 7pm. Alderley Edge is a place of two halves – the village and the Edge Itself. The village nestles on the bottom of the Edge, which is the flat Cheshire Plain.

Along the woodlands, one can take lovely walks through the oak and beech. (Organized guided tours and country walks are within the Edge). The Archaeology of the area now populates a volume The Archaeology of Alderley Edge (Timberlake and Prag, ), but this project encompassed far more than just the archaeology, and this newly published volume covers the complex history of Alderley; from.

The Alderley Edge Mines: working the mines - Nigel Dibben with Paul Deakin The quarries of Alderley Edge with a note on the graffiti - Nigel Dibben with Carolanne King et al. Overground - Social history The history of Alderley Edge - Clare Pye Living memory: the people of the Edge (the oral archive) - John Ecclestone.

EBK Home Kingdoms Royalty Saints Pedigrees Archaeology King Arthur Mail David. ALDERLEY EDGE Arthur & Merlin in Cheshire. According to the best known legend in Cheshire, the wilds of Alderley were one of the haunts of Merlin the Magician, known locally as the Wizard of the 's Well (or spring) runs down a rocky outcrop in the woods to be collected in a small stone trough.

This afternoon I was working on the section dealing with landscape archaeology and Alderley Edge. An obvious person to refer to when talking about Alderley Edge is the writer, Alan Garner, whose The Weirdstone of Brisingamen celebrated its 50th anniversary a couple of years ago.

The book, like most of Alan’s fiction, draws heavily on the. Alderley Edge Scheduled Ancient Monuments One - Chorley Old Hall and fishponds (SAM ). Listed Buildings Grade I – Chorley Old Hall Grade II* - St Philip’s Church Grade II - Nineteen Conservation Areas Two - Alderley Edge, and Alderley Edge - Davey Lane.

Registered Parks and Gardens None. Developed with three educational levels in mind, The Archaeology Book takes you on an exciting exploration of history and ancient cultures. You'll learn both the techniques of the archaeologist and the accounts of some of the richest discoveries of the Middle East that demonstrate the accuracy and historicity of the Bible/5(32).

An evening to celebrate the publication of Alan Garner's memoir of his wartime childhood in Alderley Edge, with many references to his good friend Harold Smith. £ Buy tickets on this linkor call ; 11th October - field trip to the AVRO museum at Woodford; October 22ndpm.

Heritage Centre, St Philip & St James Church. A Show. the alderley edge landscape project The Alderley Edge Landscape Project, a co-operative undertaking of The National Trust and The Manchester Museum, was designed, through survey and research, to advance the understanding, presentation and conservation of an anthropogenic landscape, of remarkable richness, rarity and antiquity.

Alderley Edge train station 1½ miles. From the station you can either catch the bus (see 'By bus' above) or walk down the A34 (pavemented) for 1 mile until you reach Bradford Lane.

From here you can follow the directions given above By road 1½ miles east of Alderley Edge village on B, Macclesfield RoadLocation: Macclesfield Road, SK10 4UB, Cheshire. The Alderley Sandhills Project - Browse and buy the Paperback edition of The Alderley Sandhills Project by Eleanor Conlin Casella Funded by English Heritage, this study offers the first book-length archaeology of a 17th through 20th century household site in Great Britain.

2 The Hagg of Alderley Edge 3 Feeding the family 4 Keeping the. The experimental smelting of copper carbonate ores from Engine Vein Alderley Edge.

Simon Timberlake, Simon Timberlake, J Prag. In The Archaeology of Alderley Edge - Survey, Excavation and Experiment in an Ancient Mining Landscape.

Oxford. (tDAR id: )Author: Simon Timberlake. Eleanor Conlin Casella and James Symonds th The essays in this book are adapted from papers presented at the 24 Annual Conference of the Theoretical Archaeology Group, held at the University of Manchester, in December The conference session “An Industrial Revolution.

Future Directions for Industrial Arch- ology,” was jointly devised by the editors, and sponsored by English Heritage. Abstract: Following proposals by United Utilities for the construction of a new water main from Wilmslow High Lifting Pumping Station to Alderley Edge Service Reservoir, Cheshire (NGR SJ to SJ ), the Cheshire County Council Historic Environment Officer recommended the completion of an archaeological desk-based assessment relating to the application area.

be involved. He hit upon a survey of Alderley Edge: its archaeology, botany, zoology, geology, local history, etc.

(only Egyptology found no place!). This enormous book is the culmination of that survey: the result of many years of work by the museum staff and their assistants, headed by John Prag, Professor Emeritus of Archaeological.

Occasional Paper No. 4 • Edited by Brian Kooyman and Jane Kelley Canadian Archaeological Association ISBN University of Calgary Press Calgary, Alberta Dedicated to the memory of Richard G. Forbis, the papers collected here by his students and colleagues are intended as a tribute to a pioneer and legend in Alberta archaeology.

Alderley Edge is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England. Init had a population of 4, Alderley Edge is 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Macclesfield and 15 miles (24 km) south of is situated at the base of a steep and thickly wooded sandstone ridge, Alderley Edge, which is the area's chief topographical feature and overlooks the Cheshire ng code: The Prehistoric Society Book Reviews THE STORY OF ALDERLEY: LIVING WITH THE EDGE EDITED BY A J N PRAG Manchester University Press, pp.

figures and 65 plates, 25 tables. ISBN:hb, £ (Now available as an e-Book from the University of Manchester Press). Archaeology, or archeology (from Greek ἀρχαιολογία, archaiologia ἀρχαῖος, arkhaīos, "ancient"; and -λογία, -logiā, "-logy"), is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture and environmental data which they have left behind, which includes artefacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

Activities at Alderley Edge Library Tuesday. Under 5s rhymetime - am - term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer; Wednesday. Book Lovers - noon - monthly on the last Wednesday of each month; Thursday. LEGO Club - pm - monthly, on first Thursday of each month.

Suitable for children aged 4. As the Museum's Keeper of Archaeology, John Prag was asked to coordinate the project.

Alderley Edge has a rich, complex history of geology, archaeology, early mining and social history. For many people it remains a special place, and its legend of a sleeping king. Geology at Alderley Edge (National Trust Discovery) I Have Waited, and You Have Come by Martine McDonagh: The History of David Grieve by Mary Augusta Ward: Industrial archaeology in the British Isles by John Butt: Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson: The Making of Henry by Howard Jacobson: The Moon of Gomrath by Alan Garner: The Odd Women by.

There are a number of charity shops in Alderley Edge, but the newest edition is an Oxfam. We'd noticed the Oxfam in Wilmslow wasn't as good as it used to be and the book section was no longer as extensive. It seems with the opening of the branch in Alderley Edge, the book section has transferred to here.