- Author:Rodney Legg
- Publisher:Dorset Publishing Company; 1st ed edition (August 1986)
- Pages:180 pages
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Stonehenge Antiquaries book. Rodney Frank Legg was a campaigner, author and publisher, known for being chairman of the Open Spaces Society and for publishing numerous works on the history and landscape of Dorset, England.
Stonehenge Antiquaries book. 12 fold out illustrations at rear. Nine hundred years of fantastic. Books by Rodney Legg.
Designed as a gazetteer, this volume explores the two sectors of Britain's earliest World Heritage Site, providing a brief history of each individual monument and revealing how work has begun to restore the landscape that is home to these national treasures. ISBN13:9781841143606.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, two miles (3 km) west of Amesbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, each around 13 feet (. m) high, seven feet (. m) wide, and weighing around 25 tons. The stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred tumuli (burial mounds).
Stonehenge, Avebury, Woodhenge, are distinct from each other in many ways, but their basic pattern is consistent.
He is author of The Minoans (Routledge, 1990), The Knossos Labyrinth (Routledge, 1989), and The Wilmington Giant (1983). Stonehenge, Avebury, Woodhenge, are distinct from each other in many ways, but their basic pattern is consistent. Conservative rural life instilled fertility rituals dealing with crops and cattle breeding. Respect for surviving elders led to cults dealing with death.
Rodney Castleden begins with those elements which made possible the building of this vast stone circle: the site, the materials and the society that undertook the enormous task of transporting and raising the great vertical stones, then capping them, all to a carefully contrived plan. The Romans saw it as a centre of resistance; the antiquaries who 'rediscovered' it in the seventeenth century saw a long line of continuity leading back into the nation's past.
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Another key book is C Chippindale’s Stonehenge Complete (4th edn, 2012), which .
Another key book is C Chippindale’s Stonehenge Complete (4th edn, 2012), which provides the best overview of the later history of Stonehenge. The following provide good overviews, as does the 2013 English Heritage guidebook
Rodney Legg, the former chairman of the Open Spaces Society (and scourge of the National Trust), was an eccentric character who the Guardian described as ‘unignorable’ in their obituary of him in 2011.
Rodney Legg, the former chairman of the Open Spaces Society (and scourge of the National Trust), was an eccentric character who the Guardian described as ‘unignorable’ in their obituary of him in 2011. He was the author of 125 books (or ‘six feet of shelf space’ as he put it), mostly on his native Dorset, its landscape and history.