Visitor’s Guide to Historic Sites
Full title: A Guide to the Archaeology of County Wicklow
Creator / Author: Eoin Grogan and Tom Hillery
Item Type / Page count: Book / 59p
When Published: 1993
Publisher / Place of Publication: Wicklow County Tourism / County Buildings, Wicklow.
About: Wicklow has a wealth of archaeological sites and ancient monuments. This A4 size publication aims to interest the tourist in this aspect of our heritage. Many West Wicklow sites are included in this excellent and profusely illustrated introduction to the archaeology of Wicklow.
ID number(s): 0951975404
Chapters: The Neolithic: Passage tombs — Late Neolithic burial sites — Wedge tombs — The Early Bronze Age: Ceremonial circles — The Iron Age: hillforts — The Early Medieval Period: Ringforts — Glendalough — Bullauns, graveslabs and ogham stones — Early and later medieval churches — Viking and medieval towns — The Later Medieval Period: Monastic sites — Mottes, moated sites and castles — Anglo-Norman fortifications — Tower houses — Castles — Places of special interest — Archaeological trails — Suggested reading — Glossary — List of sites by townland — List of figures.
Extra #1: Contains plans of all the major sites, drawn by Sarah Cross
Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.