Irby, Wirral

Irby, Wirral : Excavations on a Late Prehistoric, Romano-British and Medieval Site, 1987-96

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A chance find of Roman pottery in a garden at Irby, Wirral, in the 1940s led, in 1987, to the discovery by archaeologists of a major site. Excavating from 1987 to 1996 in a series of suburban gardens, researchers 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 offers a fascinating account of the key discoveries from the site and presents evidence of the structures, artifacts, and plant remains from this long-lived settlement."

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 210 x 296 x 16mm | 1,120.37g
  • National Museums Liverpool
  • LiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 23 colour illustrations, 1 black & white illustrations, 104 black & white line drawings
  • 1902700414
  • 9781902700410

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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.

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