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ARS Ltd Books

We routinely produce high quality publications in a range of formats including formal reports, academic papers, research monographs, edited books, textbooks, popular texts and guidebooks. We have also produced a range of materials for schools, including work sheets and teacher's packs, as well as self-guide leaflets and websites.

Our staff regularly give talks to local groups on the results of archaeological investigations. Moreover, our staff also lecture at Universities, give papers at national conferences and regularly attend specialist meetings and workshops. We were also one of the first archaeological units to sign up to the OASIS web service which allows for the wider dissemination of 'grey literature' across the World Wide Web.

Catalogue

To see a full list of books that have been written by Dr Clive Waddington that are available to buy online on Amazon, please use this link.


Archaeology and Environment on the North Sea Littoral

This project was a partnership between Northumberland Wildlife Trust and Archaeological Research Services, with financial support from Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic England, LEADER and UK Coal.

Written by Clive Waddington and Clive Bonsall, the book includes details of the wildlife charity’s ‘Rescued from the Sea’ Project, the 13 week archaeological excavation project at Low Hauxley, situated at the north end of Druridge Bay during that summer.

Please click on the cover opposite to purchase a copy.

 

Rescued from the Sea: An Archaeologist's Tale

A popular book resulting from Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s HLF funded ‘Rescued from the Sea’ Project at Low Hauxley is now for sale, authored by lead archaeologist Clive Waddington. Documenting the story of how a nationally important archaeological site was excavated from an eroding cliffedge next to our Low Hauxley Reserve in summer 2013.

Price: Available online for £10 by clicking on the link to the right

Archaeology and Environment in Northumberland: Till-Tweed Studies, Volume 2

Eventful, influential and absorbing, the early history of Northumberland is a fascinating story that has rarely been brought together under one cover.

Available online from Oxbow Books (click on the book cover to the right to order)

Price: £40 plus shipping

Managing Archaeological Landscapes in Northumberland: Till-Tweed Studies, Volume 1

An evidence-based approach for tackling potential impacts on archaeological and environmental remains in the Till-Tweed river catchment areas, Northumberland.

Available online from Oxbow Books (click on the book cover to the right to order)

Price: £45.00 plus shipping

Art as Metaphor: The Prehistoric Rock Art of Britain

"Drawing on...exciting developments [in the study of British prehistoric rock art], this volume brings together a carefully selected collection of papers that cover British prehistoric rock art from over 10 000 years ago."

Some chapters available to download online from Archaeopress (click on the book cover to the right)

Mesolithic Settlement in the North Sea Basin: A case study from Howick, North-East England.

The Howick excavations have forced a rethink of the scale and nature of Mesolithic settlement in North-East England, as well as the relationship between this and other regions around the North Sea Basin. It is hoped that this work will help encourage further research into the Mesolithic of the region and its interactions with adjacent areas of upland, other North Sea Basin communities, as well as groups occupying the lands further north and south. For further detatils on the

Available online from Oxbow Books (click on the book cover to the right to order)

Price: £20.00 plus shipping

Planning for the Future

Guidance document for aggregate planning in relation to the archaeological and palaeoenvironmental resource, based on work in the Till-Tweed valleys, Northumberland.

Available free from ARS Ltd, please use the link to the right to make an order. A cheque for £1.50 to ARS Ltd will be required to cover postage and packaging.

Ancient Northumberland

A richly illustrated introduction to Northumberland's prehistory. 128 pages in full colour with 121 illustrations and several special sections on digs, rock art, techniques and flint knapping.

"The Prehistoric archaeology of Northumberland has been a well kept secret for too long - but now, in 'Ancient Northumberland', Clive Waddington and Dave Passmore have brought to life these remote times, illustrating with great passion and involvement the lives of our ancient ancestors"
Julian Richards, BBC 'Meet the Ancestors'

Order from Northern Heritage by calling them on 01670 789940 or visiting their website by clicking on the book cover to the right.

Price: £12.00 (+ £2.95 p+p)

The Joy of Flint

An introduction to stone tools, and a guide to the stone tool collection of the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle University.

"This richly illustrated and accessible guide will be an invaluable starting point for students, amateurs and professional archaeologists"
Professor Geoff Bailey, York University

Order from Northern Heritage by calling them on 01670 789940 or visiting their website by clicking on the book cover to the right.

Price: £9.99 (+ £2.95 p+p)


Maelmin - An Archaeological Guide

This highly illustrated book provides an invaluable insight into the changing landscape and people's way of life in northern Britain from prehistoric to medieval times.

Centred on the Till Valley, Northumberland, the book is also an essential companion to the Maelmin Heritage Trail, near Milfield, and includes a special section about the reconstruction of a henge and the Neolithic lifestyle adopted by the modern henge builders.

Available from ARS Ltd by calling 01629 814540 or sending a cheque for the full amount to ARS Ltd, Angel House, Portland Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1HB.

Price: £1.50 plus shipping (normally £0.75)

Maelmin - A Pocket Guide to the Archaeological Walks

A series of five splendid walks exploring some of the best archaeological sites in North Northumberland - including standing stones, ancient rock art and Iron Age hillforts.

The walks in this book are centred around the landscape explored through the Maelmin Heritage Trail, Milfield, Northumberland

Available from ARS Ltd by calling 01629 814540 or sending a cheque for the full amount to ARS Ltd, Angel House, Portland Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1HB.

Price: £3.50 plus shipping (normally £0.75)

Land of Legend

"An up to date and authoritative guide to the rich and diverse archaeological heritage of North Northumberland"
Professor Anthony Harding, University of Durham

Available from ARS Ltd by calling 01629 814540 or sending a cheque for the full amount to ARS Ltd, Angel House, Portland Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1HB.

Price: £3.50 plus shipping (normally £0.75)

Neolithic and Early Historic Settlement in North Northumberland

Excavations at Cheviot Quarry and Thirlings hav produced a huge quantity of archaeological information, backed up by various scientific analyses, that has deepened understanding of the Neolithic, Bronze Age and early Medieval periods in North East England.

Price: £12 + £1.30 p&p

Click on the link to the right to download an order form