Mike, my suggestion would be:
Southern England: An Archaeological Guide by James Dyer
First published in 1973
ISBN 0 571 10334 0 (paperback)
ISBN 0 571 10317 0 (hardback)
Amazon has a 2nd hand paperpack for £1.31.
Did Faber ever produce a similar guide for Scotland or for Northern England?
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From: "Michael Haseler" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 7:40 PM
Subject: [BRITARCH] Birthday list essentials (book suggestions)
> Having found the "A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and
> Brittany" very useful and full of interesting information, I thought I'd
> add some other guides:
> "A guide to the dolmens, chambered cairns, etc. of ..."
> "A guide to hillforts ..."
> "A guide to Roman ..."
> to my birthday list, but try as I might I didn't find any such useful
> pocket (b4ish) sized books. Is this true? Or can anyone suggest suitable
> Mike Haseler