The Archaeology of a Great Estate: Chatsworth and Beyond

John Barnatt Nicola Bannister


The Archaeology of a Great Estate: Chatsworth and Beyond

The Archaeology of a Great Estate: Chatsworth and Beyond

  • Title: The Archaeology of a Great Estate: Chatsworth and Beyond
  • Author: John Barnatt Nicola Bannister
  • ISBN: 9781905119271
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Paperback



The Peak District is a historic upland landscape, with a rich palimpsest of features which invoke the many generations of people who have inhabited the area The great estate of Chatsworth reflects the Peak in microcosm Its landscapes are diverse and contain many exceptional features including archaeological earthworks of medieval open fields and later enclosures in the pThe Peak District is a historic upland landscape, with a rich palimpsest of features which invoke the many generations of people who have inhabited the area The great estate of Chatsworth reflects the Peak in microcosm Its landscapes are diverse and contain many exceptional features including archaeological earthworks of medieval open fields and later enclosures in the park, and prehistoric stone circles, barrows, fields and settlements on the Estate moorlands This book tells the story of the historic landscape and its archaeology it is a companion volume to Chatsworth A Landscape History Barnatt Williamson , but in contrast to that book includes the whole of the Estate landscape, including the extensive farmland and moorlands beyond the park and concentrates on visible archaeology and what it can tell us about the past The result is a fascinating in depth portrait of one of the major estates in Britain.


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