Glamorgan Inventory: Vol.1, part 1 The Stone and Bronze Ages (eBook)

Glamorgan Inventory: Vol.1, part 1 The Stone and Bronze Ages (eBook)

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In this volume, the first of those for Glamorgan, the Commission has dealt with the pre-Norman remains of the county; the accepted monuments total some 800, and the staff concerned have examined 1030 sites during the course of the work. At the same time, the investigation of later remains has proceeded.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

MAP OF ECCLESIASTICAL PARISHES
LIST OF PLATES
LIST OF FIGURES
CHAIRMAN'S PREFACE
REPORT, WITH LIST OF MONUMENTS SELECTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS AS ESPECIALLY WORTHY OF PRESERVATION
LISTS OF COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF
LIST OF ECCLESIASTICAL PARISHES, WITH INCIDENCE OF MONUMENTS
LIST OF CIVIL PARISHES, WITH INCIDENCE OF MONUMENTS
ABBREVIATED TITLES OF REFERENCES
PRESENTATION OF MATERIAL
CONVERSION TABLES, METRIC TO IMPERIAL

INVENTORY. PART i: THE STONE AND BRONZE AGES

Introductory Note
The Physical Background
Communications before the Roman Period
Caves. Palaeolithic and Later Periods
Open Settlements. Mesolithic Period
House Structures. Neolithic Period and Bronze Age
Burial and Ritual Structures. Neolithic Period
Chambered Tombs
Henge Monuments
Burial and Ritual Structures. Bronze Age
Cup-marked Stones
Single Round Cairns and Barrows
Groups of Small Cairns
Standing Stones
Cooking Mounds. Bronze Age and Later Periods
NAMES OF PLACES IN GLAMORGAN
GLOSSARY
INDEX OF GRID REFERENCES
GENERAL INDEX
MAP OF CIVIL PARISHES