Dandy Booksellers Ltd, Suppliers of British Standards, Official and Business PublicationsTelephone Number 0207 624 2993

Silbury Hill

Online Shop | Historic England / English Heritage | Archaeology |  Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill

Free UK delivery on Silbury Hill

In Hardback Format
Silbury Hill
The largest prehistoric mound in Europe

£99.00
 RRP: £110.00
You save £11.00 (10.0%)
ISBN
9781848020450
Author
Jim Leary, David Field and Gill Campbell (Eds)
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
November 2013
Format
Hardback
Extent
432 pages, 210 illustrations
Dimensions
219 x 276 mm
Series
Archaeology

Silbury Hill, the largest prehistoric mound in Europe, has long been an enigma. Set within the chalk downlands of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, it is traditionally thought to have been the burial place of King Sil.

First investigated in 1776, then again in 1849, successive archaeological interventions culminated in Professor Richard Atkinson’s televised campaign in the late 1960s. Following the dramatic collapse of the 1776 excavation shaft at the summit of the hill in 2000, detailed surveys revealed that voids associated with the earlier excavations existed deep within the mound. Mindful of potential damage to the undisturbed archaeological features within Silbury Hill, in 2007 the decision was taken to re-enter the Hill using Professor Atkinson’s tunnel and directly backfill all known and predicated voids. These remedial works were accompanied by full archaeological recording.

This book discusses the resulting stratigraphical and palaeoenvironmental evidence as well as new radiocarbon dates and offers a re-interpretation of the construction of the Hill, setting it in its late Neolithic context. It also details the later history of the site and conservation measures undertaken 


Online Shop | Historic England / English Heritage | Archaeology |  Silbury Hill

Civil Service Yearbook
The new Civil Service Yearbook 54th Edition now available.
Civil Service Yearbook 52nd Edition available now
Buy The Civil Service Yearbook
IMDG Code 2018 Edition
The new IMDG Code is in stock now.
IMDG Code 2018 available now
Buy The IMDG code
New Products

IMDG Code 2018 Edition (inc Amdt 39-18) Book (2 vols)

Households Below Average Income

European Pharmacopoeia 9th Edition Book Subscription 2017 (9.0, 9.1 and 9.2)

Civil Service Yearbook 54th Edition 2017/18

The United States Pharmacopoeia 41 - National Formulary 36 (USP 41-NF 36)

Community Life Survey and Taking Part Survey 2017-18: Focus on volunteering by age and gender

Public Bodies 2018-19

Healthcare expenditure, UK Health Accounts: 2017

BCIS Painting and Decorating Price Book 2019

Bookmark us via QR code
Worldwide Delivery
Secure Payment
Secure Payment
New Products

Civil Service Yearbook Online Access (1 Year Subscription)

Civil Service Yearbook Online Access (1 Year Subscription)

£120.00 (Excl VAT)

find out more

UN ADR 2019 (Books) Two Volume Set

IMDG Code 2018 Edition (inc Amdt 39-18) Book (2 vols)

HSE Approved Codes of Practice - Six Pack (6 Pack) Pack of 6 Books

Chief Engineer Officer & Second Engineer Officer, 2014 Ed (Model course 7.02), 2014 Ed (Model course 7.02) e-book (PDF Download)

Chief Engineer Officer & Second Engineer Officer, 2014 Ed (Model course 7.02), 2014 Ed (Model course 7.02) e-book (PDF Download)

£54.00 (Excl VAT)

find out more

Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019