This page contains links to books, articles and other useful information available online.
2010, Hampshire – assessment of archaeological resource in aggregate areas. This comprehensive report describes a recent analysis of the archaeological evidence for potential aggregate producing areas in Hampshire, including the Avon Valley. It includes evidence from recent aerial survey, and describes the large number of new sites that have recently been discovered.
Cunliffe, B W & Poole, C 1991 Danebury: an Iron Age hillfort in Hampshire: volume 4: the excavations 1979-1988: the site. CBA Research Report No. 73a
Cunliffe, B W & Poole, C 1991 Danebury: an Iron Age hillfort in Hampshire: volume 5: the excavations 1979-1988: the finds. CBA Research Report No. 73b
Cherry, J F & Hodges, R 1981 The Hamwih pottery: The local and imported wares from 30 years’ excavations at Middle Saxon Southampton and their European context. Southampton Archaeological Research Committee: Report 2. CBA Research Report No. 37
Morton, A D 1992, Excavations at Hamwic Volume 1: excavations 1946-83, excluding Six Dials and Melbourne Street. CBA Research Report No. 84. A report which summarises the evidence for the Saxon settlement at Southampton.
Wymer, J. 1999, The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain. Volume 1 and Volume 2. This key text provides a comprehensive account of the elusive evidence of the Lower Palaeolithic in Britain. Of relevance to the Avon Valley is section 3.5, ‘Solent and Avon drainage’, and in particular, section 3.5.5 which describes the Avon valley. Maps 23, 29 and 30 in Volume 2 show the geographic distribution of the evidence.
CBA Research Reports. Over 100 of the CBA Research Report series available as PDF.
Bell, M & Fowler, P J & Hillson, S W 1996, The Experimental Earthwork Project 1960-1992 Report No. 100. A report summarising the observation of experimental earthworks as they weather over a period of years.
Maxwell, G S 1983 The impact of aerial reconnaissance on archaeology. CBA Research Report No. 49. Discusses various aspects of aerial photography, including how conditions can affect discovery of crop marks.