By Alastair Willis

ISBN-10: 1445658534

ISBN-13: 9781445658537

The counties of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are a space of transition among the north-west and the south-east, highland and lowland, pasture and arable, rural and concrete. those geographical divides formed historic tribal limitations and persevered to behave as a border after the Roman conquest of southern Britain. The Trent and its tributaries have been very important exchange routes linking the world with different elements of england and the broader global. Many settlements, together with the $64000 cities of Nottingham, Newark and Derby, sprang up on their banks through the Roman and medieval sessions. hence, the unearths from the realm are different and mirror affects from various components of the rustic and beyond.

The items during this e-book have been stumbled on by means of participants of the general public and feature been recorded via the moveable Antiquities Scheme. they supply us with an perception into the lives of our ancestors, the folk who lived and labored in those counties, the folks who didn't make it into the heritage books. The items span a interval of at the very least 180,000 years and symbolize the entire spectrum of society, from the hand awl of a hunter-gatherer to the neck torc of an Iron Age chieftain to a token halfpenny of a seventeenth-century coal miner.

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