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Maiden Castle

Niall M. Sharples

Maiden Castle

excavations and field survey 1985-86

by Niall M. Sharples

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Published by Historical Buildings & Monuments Commission for England, English Heritage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthworks (Archaeology) -- England -- Dorset.,
  • Maiden Castle Site (England).,
  • Dorset (England) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited and compiled by] N.M. Sharples, with major contributions by J. Ambers ... [et al.].
    SeriesArchaeological report / English Heritage -- no. 19., Archaeological report (English Heritage) -- no. 19.
    ContributionsAmbers, J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN789.G7 S535 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 284 p., [3] folded leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20684401M
    ISBN 101850742731


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