Front cover of Rainford's Roots, The Archaeology of a Village, featuring a photograph of an archaeological dig.

Rainford's Roots: The Archaeology of a Village






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National Museums Liverpool in collaboration with Merseyside Archaeological Society has just brought out the first of two publications on the Rainford’s Roots Community Archaeology Project. 

The Rainford’s Roots Community Archaeology Project was established by Merseyside Archaeological Society and National Museums Liverpool and launched in January 2013, after receiving funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project sought to investigate the rich early post-medieval industrial heritage of Rainford village. Through a series of surveys, excavations, and finds analysis, the project shed light on the pottery and clay tobacco pipe manufacturing industries that thrived in Rainford from the 17th-20th centuries.

Rainford’s Roots: The Archaeology of a Village, edited by Sam Rowe and Liz Stewart, presents the important new findings from the recent project and looks briefly at past archaeological work in the village. Copiously illustrated in colour, the book has benefited from the research and knowledge of Society members and volunteers involved in the project.

 

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Format: Paper Back

ISBN: 978-1-902700-52-6

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