Environmental Archaeology of the Peckforton Hills

Author(s): James Schoenwetter

Year: 1983


Report of a project integrating magnetic minerals analysis and pollen studies of two Cheshire meres. Landuse reconstructions for the Peckforton Hills district from the third millenium B.C to the 18th century A.D. explain the apparant lack of archaeological remains of populations related to the Bronze and Iron Age occupations of Beeston Castle and Maiden Castle hillforts. 35 p. Research results summarized in Schoenwetter, J., 1982, "Environmental Archaeology of the Peckforton Hills," "Cheshire Archaeological Bulletin." 8:10-11.

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Environmental Archaeology of the Peckforton Hills. James Schoenwetter. 1983 ( tDAR id: 6256) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8MP51BV




Site Name
Beeston Castle Maiden Castle

Site Type

Investigation Types
Environment Research Methodology, Theory, or Synthesis

Temporal Keywords
Bronze Age Iron Age Roman

Spatial Coverage

min long: -2.803; min lat: 53.032 ; max long: -2.616; max lat: 53.139 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): James Schoenwetter

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