Warburton. Glimpses of rural life : the archaeology and history of a Cheshire village
Nevell, MD, Carney, M, Cracknell, J, Hill, C and Jubb, D 2015, Warburton. Glimpses of rural life : the archaeology and history of a Cheshire village , University of Salford Archaeological Monographs, 4 , Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford, Salford.
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Warburton lies in an ancient landscape, on the border of East Cheshire and Trafford,Greater Manchester, in North West England. Today it is best known for the busy tollbridge that crosses the now dry river bed of the Mersey, and its two parish churches. Warburton hides a rich landscape history with origins in the late prehistoric and Roman periods. This book brings together 19 years of archaeological and historical investigation in Warburton by local groups and academics. There are separate chapters on the development of the landscape and village,the archaeology and history of the old church (one of only 29 medieval timber churches and chapels in England and Wales), the buildings of the area, and a study of the people of the parish from 1600 to 1900 using the manorial and probate documents. Together this information provides a detailed record of a rural community on the edge of the great industrial and social changes of the post-medieval period.
|Schools:||Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre|
|Publisher:||Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford|
|Series Name:||University of Salford Archaeological Monographs|
|Funders:||The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, Workers Educational Association, Council for British Archaoelogy North West|
|Depositing User:||Dr Michael Nevell|
|Date Deposited:||02 Nov 2015 10:57|
|Last Modified:||13 Dec 2015 23:38|
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