The Archaeology of Alderley Edge: Survey, Excavation and Experiment in an Ancient Mining Landscape
John & Erica Hedges Limited for the Manchester Museum and the National Trust, 2005 - Social Science - 309 pages
A number of contributors look at the landscape archaeology of Alderly Edge, which has been continuously shaped for more than four thousand years.
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Prehistoric HunterGatherers on Alderley Edge
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