Dartmoor’s Atlas of Antiquities

This is a 5 volume set of books about the archaeology of Dartmoor – the name may be rather ‘Victorian’ but this series details where Dartmoor’s archaeology is and what it is. It is pretty comprehensive covering sites from the Stone Age up to the Victorian period. Dartmoor is one of the most important historic landscapes in Western Europe and these book expertly written by Jeremy Butler explain why.

Antiqueties 1
The first four volumes are geographically based and the fifth covers the Bronze Age across the moor

Antiqueties 4These are the areas covered in volume 3 – The South West

Antiqueties 2There are numerous detailed maps showing the various archaeological sites

Antiqueties 3And then there is text and further drawings relating to the numbered places on the maps

If you are interested in the moor’s archaeology this is a great source of information – volumes 2-5 can still be found in specialist bookshops and volume 1 can be bought second hand via the internet. You should be able to get all 5 volumes for less than £75.

 

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