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Flag Fen

Life and Death of a Prehistoric Landscape

by Francis Pryor

  • 32 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Tempus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • European archaeology,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Cambridgeshire,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10820393M
    ISBN 100752429000
    ISBN 109780752429007

    Flag Fen near Peterborough is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain. It was discovered in and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about and BC. Peterborough Tourism; Peterborough Hotels; Peterborough Bed and Breakfast; Peterborough Vacation Rentals; Peterborough Vacation Packages; Flights to Peterborough4/5().

      4. Aspects of wood, timber and woodworking at flag fen, (Michael Bamfield) 5. Big trees and monumental timbers (Maisie taylor) 6. Non-human bone from flag fen , and (Jill Hooper) 7. The application of oxygen isotopes and microwear from cattle tooth enamel at Fengate and the flag fen basin (Elizabeth Henton) : Francis Pryor.   Flag Fen (Phase Two implementation) Bioelectrical resistance project being developed by obscure West Country musicians following a life-changing encounter. Adam Burrows (electronics, guitar) and Keith Hall (drums), both previously of noise-beat outfit Big Joan, begin their second phase of activity with the assistance of friends and colleagues.

    Alpheus successfully operated the Flag Fen water reuse plant for over 12 years, supplying ultra-pure water to the power station delivering many financial, environmental and social benefits for Centrica and its stakeholders. The innovation and success of the Flag Fen water reuse plant has earned it a number of process and environmental awards. Flag Day - Teacher Resources We found 22 items. American Flag (in color) Betsy Ross Little Book "The Star Spangled Banner" Reading Warm-Up; TeacherVision is part of the FEN Learning family of educational and reference sites for parents, teachers and students.


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Flag Fen by Francis Pryor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although the job of excavating Flag Fen is completed, Pryor is still actively involved in the job of figuring out just what Flag Fen is. This is the second "popular" book he has written on Flag Fen, and with remarkeable humility he describes in the current book how many of the things he wrote about it in the first one were totally wrong/5(9).

The name of our page is “Flag Fen”. Since covering all the major aspects of history is a daunting task hence in this website we have only touched upon the Bronze Era of the Human Civilization.

The Bronze Era as can be grasped from the name is an Era in which the human beings finally succeeded in manufacturing bronzes. The archaeological site of Flag Fen is known internationally because of the preservation of Bronze and early Iron Age wood and timber (about BCE onwards).

It was a Bronze Age causeway or trackway (Pryor calls it a post alignment, because of its significance as something other than just a transport route) across the wetland that separated /5. Flag Fen can be accessed from Jct 5 of the A or via the B from Whittlesey or Thorney, turning at the Dog in the Doublet Pub.

Brown signs direct travellers from Peterborough but not from Whittlesey or Thorney. You can also access us directly of the Green Wheel. Flag Fen is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sites yet found in Britain.

It was discovered in and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about and BC/5(15). Flag Fen is open to the public seasonally from early April to the end of September.

Please call ahead to avoid disappointment. Private tours and school visits are available all year round. General opening times. Mon Closed until April (Open for school bookings and private tours) Tue Closed until April (Open for school bookings and private tours).

Flag Fen book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The fens of eastern England form a very distinct environment which produced /5. Flag Fen is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain.

It was discovered in and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about and BC.

Hundreds of Brand: Boudicca Books. Hotels near Flag Fen: ( mi) Honeyway Cottage Holiday Rental ( mi) Oversley Lodge ( mi) Dog in a Doublet ( mi) The Letter B ( mi) The Falcon Hotel; 4/5().

In he published his first book about Flag Fen, entitled Flag Fen: Prehistoric Fenland Centre, for a series co-produced by English Heritage and B.T. Batsford. The final monograph on the site – entitled The Flag Fen Basin: Archaeology and environment of a Fenland Landscape – was published in as an English Heritage Archaeological for: Flag Fen, Time Team.

Flag Fen, Peterborough, United Kingdom. 1, likes 65 talking about this 3, were here. Britain's Bronze Age Centre - Peterborough. Flag Fen near Peterborough is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain.

This specially commissioned work, written by archaeologist and discoverer of Flag Fen, Francis Pryor MBE, provides a concise companion to anyone seeking an. Flag Fen, Peterborough, United Kingdom.

1, likes 3 talking about this 3, were here. Britain's Bronze Age Centre - Peterborough/5(). Flag Fen is a superbly preserved Bronze Age structure. It consisted of a causeway whose posts were arranged in five rows running in a straight line from Fengate to Northey a distance of a kilometre.

In the middle of this causeway was a huge wooden platform. Product Description: Flag Fen is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain. It was discovered in and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about and BC.

Flag Fen is a prehistoric timber platform, which, with its associated long avenue of posts probably served as a religious centre. The author gives a personal account of the discovery and excavation Read more.

Hotels near Flag Fen: ( km) Honeyway Cottage Holiday Rental ( km) Oversley Lodge ( km) Dog in a Doublet ( km) The Letter B ( km) The Falcon Hotel; View all 4/5(). Flag Fen near Peterborough is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain.

It was discovered in and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about 5/5.

The concept of international trade was very much in the Greek society during the Bronze Age, particularly if you study the Mycenaean and Minoan times then this fact becomes clearly evident to you. The presence of precious and pottery goods such as ivory, gold and copper found from the ruins of Greek mainland, Egypt and Asia Minor and popular Islands such as Cyclades, Crete and Cyprus attest to.

Flag Fen: Prehistoric Fenland Centre by Francis Pryor, B. Batsford/English Heritage, pp£ If you envisage archaeological books as intricate accounts of layers and postholes, or dull.

Flag Fen, with its massive timber platform and an avenue of posts with votive deposits, dates from the later Bronze Age. Dr Pryor's reassessment of the site concludes with a brief look at the Iron Age, the coming of the Romans, and the modern destruction of this precious landscape.By Road: Flag Fen can be accessed from Jct 5 of the A or via the B from Whittlesey or Thorney, turning at the Dog in the Doublet Pub.

Brown signs direct travellers from Peterborough but not from Whittlesey or Thorney. You can also access us directly of the Green Wheel. Unfortunately there is no public transport to the site.Get this from a library!

Flag Fen, Peterborough: excavation and research, [Francis Pryor; Michael Bamforth;] -- The site at Flag Fen lies at the centre of a once-wet Fenland bay, immediately east of Peterborough.

In the Bronze Age a huge alignment of .