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Leicestershire Landscapes

At the Leicestershire Landscapes conference archaeologists working in Leicestershire presented papers covering the landscape history of the shire from the prehistoric to medieval periods. Each chapter provides a fully referenced account of the current state of knowledge, drawing on the work, over 25 years, of the Leicestershire Museums Archaeological Fieldwork Group (LMAFG ). This book will prove an indispensable guide for anyone interested in the archaeology of the region or landscape history in general.picture of the cover of Leicestershire Landscapes
  • Public Archaeology Today, Tim Schadla Hall- Institute of Archaeology.
  • Hunter Gatherers of Leicestershire and Rutland, Lynden Cooper, University of Leicester.
  • The First Farming Communities, Matthew Beamish -ULAS.
  • The First Millennium BC, Patrick Clay -ULAS.
  • The Roman Countryside, Peter Liddle, Heritage Services, Leicestershire County Council,
  • Roman Small Towns in Leicestershire, Peter Liddle -Heritage Services Leicestershire County Council.
  • Early Anglo Saxon Leicestershire, Richard Knox -Heritage Services, Leicestershire County Council.
  • Pottery, Landscape and Trade; What are the sherds telling us, Nick Cooper -University of Leicester.
  • Villages and their territories, Paul Bowman -Independent Archaeologist.
  • Mapping the Medieval Landscape, Robert Hartley -Heritage Services, Leicestesrshire County Council.
  • Parks and Woodland in the Medieval Landscape, Tony Squires -Landscape historian.
  • Investigating the Early Environment, Angela Monckton -University of Leicester
picure showing launch of leicestershire landscapesThe publication price is no longer in print but pre-owned copies can be requested through:
Leicestershire Museums Archaeological Fieldwork Group
c/o Kathy Harman,
Alternatively, contact Your Library to borrow a copy of Leicestershire Landscapes.

Page Last Updated: 8 February 2012