by (Borough of Thamesdown Arts and Recreation Committee) in (Swindon) ((Civic Offices, Euclid St., Swindon SN1 2JH)) .
Written in English
|Statement||by Roy Canham and Bernard Phillips.|
|Series||Swindon Archaeological Society report -- no.1|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||17|
The sprawling urban conurbation that is Swindon began life as an Anglo-Saxon defensible settlement atop a limestone hill. Old Swindon would likely have remained a sleepy market town were it not for the Industrial Revolution. The subsequent acceleration in%(1). We know from archaeological evidence that the hill on which Swindon Old Town was built has been inhabited for a very long time. Finds from the prehistoric, Bronze Age and Roman periods give an insight into the people who were living here down the centuries. Newport Street is also part of the original old town of Swindon but retains little of historic interest and Conservation Areas in Swindon Borough Swindon Old Town 1. Introduction Old Town Conservation Area (first designated ) is one the four conservation areas in Old Swindon. It covers the extent. Home Archives, heritage and conservationArchaeology and historic environment record. Customer notice. The Wiltshire and Swindon Historic Environment Record online allows you to search information on the archaeological sites, monuments and finds in Wiltshire and Swindon; It contains o records on a variety of sites.
The Archaeology Service has a duty of identifying, recording and protecting Wiltshire´s archaeology by advising planning departments and negotiating with landowners and developers. The Service uses a digital mapping system and computer database to maintain the Wiltshire and Swindon Historic Environment Record of which there are o sites indentified. This information is then used by . Archaeological Evidence for Glassworking Guidelines for Recovering, Analysing and archaeology have been used to interpret glassworking remains. and David Dungworth, of Historic England with contributions by Rachel Tyson and Karla Graham, and Mark Taylor and David Hill (The Glassmakers). This edition published by Historic England October. Looking for more titles? Please click here to Keyword Search. Back To Top. Since the publication of the Book of Mormon in , Mormon archaeologists have attempted to find archaeological evidence to support it. Although historians and archaeologists consider the book to be an anachronistic invention of Joseph Smith, many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and other denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement believe that it.
Learn, discover and enjoy Swindon’s collections in a listed building in the Old Town area. It has many exhibitions including archaeology, egyptology, geology and local history. Look out for the gharial, a member of the crocodile family who steals the show. The museum owns a modern art collection of outstanding quality and importance. The Great Stones Way is perfect for a long weekend or a leisurely week. In 36 miles the Great Stones Way runs through the Wiltshire Downs from Barbury Castle near Swindon to Old Sarum on the outskirts of Salisbury. It’s perfect for a long weekend or a leisurely week, with good transport links at each end. Books and journals Bird, D, The Story of Holy Rood Old Parish Church of Swindon, () Legal This monument is scheduled under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act as amended as it appears to the Secretary of State to be of national importance. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine Volume 68 igy^ Part A: Natural History THE WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY The Society was founded in were foimd in the upper beds of the Kimmeridge Clay in the "Swindon Brick and Tile Com- pany's" pit at the foot of Old Swindon Hill, and subsequently.