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    Irby, Wirral: Excavations on a Late Prehistoric, Romano-British and Medieval Site, 1987-96 (Paperback) Edited by Robert A. Philpott, Edited by Mark H. Adams, By (author) National Museums Liverpool, Contributions by Alex Bayliss, Contributions by Simon Bean, Contributions by H.E.M. Cool, Contributions by Ronald W. Cowell, Contributions by David Dungworth, Contributions by Julie Edwards, Contributions by Jennifer Foster

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    DescriptionA chance find of Roman pottery in a garden at Irby, Wirral in the 1940s led in 1987 to the discovery of an important and long-lived settlement site by archaeologists from National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside (now National Musuems Liverpool). Excavating from 1987 to 1996 in a series of suburban gardens, they found evidence for a long sequence of occupation from the mesolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Romano-British, early medieval and later medieval periods. This book presents the evidence of the structures, artefacts and plant remains from this long-lived settlement. Key discoveries include regionally important buildings from the middle Bronze Age and from the Viking period, as well as extensive Roman and late medieval occupation, which contributes significantly to our understanding of settlement and economy in Wirral and the wider region during these periods.


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    Title
    Irby, Wirral
    Subtitle
    Excavations on a Late Prehistoric, Romano-British and Medieval Site, 1987-96
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Robert A. Philpott, Edited by Mark H. Adams, By (author) National Museums Liverpool, Contributions by Alex Bayliss, Contributions by Simon Bean, Contributions by H.E.M. Cool, Contributions by Ronald W. Cowell, Contributions by David Dungworth, Contributions by Julie Edwards, Contributions by Jennifer Foster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 270
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 298 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 1,121 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781902700410
    ISBN 10: 1902700414
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK, HDDA
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: CC
    BIC subject category V2: HDL
    DC22: 936.231
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.2.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NKD, NKL
    Illustrations note
    23 colour illustrations, 1 black & white illustrations, 104 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    National Museums Liverpool
    Imprint name
    National Museums Liverpool
    Publication date
    15 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Liverpool
    Author Information
    Robert Philpott is head of archaeology at National Museums Liverpool. Mark H. Adams is a senior project officer in the Field Archaeology Unit at National Museums Liverpool.