Beginner's Guide To Metal Detecting 2012
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Beginner's Guide to Metal Detecting by Julian Evan-Hart & Dave Stuckey
Just started detecting? Thinking of becoming a detectorist? THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU!
Completely updated in 2012 Beginner's Guide has been written by experienced detectorists to give the newcomer to metal detecting everything they need to know to get the best out of this fascinating hobby.
Different types of Detectors available
Where to detect
Identifying, Recording, Cleaning, Storing & Displaying finds
of the UK, and the potential of these, as said previously, is phenomenal. Your local museum will also be a rich source of information. Many museums now have excellent relationships with detectorists, and quite a few stock an excellent display of published books and pamphlets on local history. Most museum staff will only be too pleased to put you in contact with county archaeological departments, Finds Liaison Officers, and local historians. Some museums also stock records of archaeological digs
ISBN 978 1 897738 467 (Mobi) eBook conversion by Vivlia Limited. © 2012 Julian Evan-Hart & Dave Stuckey All rights reserved. No part of this publication, may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of Greenlight Publishing. Author Profiles Julian Evan-Hart I was born in 1962 at Welwyn Garden City. My family then moved to the small village of
tracks, and the sites of ancient filled in ponds. Medieval moated sites mainly exist these days hidden away in small areas of woodland and meadow. Even though they can be dry most of the year, a few hours of rainfall can refill them again, making them temporarily more obvious – particularly when partially obscured by summer undergrowth. In times of extreme flooding, ancient river routes may re-appear as may long ago drained lakes and meres. Both can be well worth recording and searching at a
gold and enamel inlaid items, such as brooches, religious crosses, and the strange aestels. Examples of such workmanship can be seen on items excavated from the Sutton Hoo burial mound in 1939. Superb disc brooches are found with chip carving and they are often thickly gilded. Other brooches sometimes found are the square headed type. These can be very large and packed with decoration and panels of inlaid garnet. Fig. 40. Very scarce silver strap end. Fig. 41. Late Saxon strap end. Fig.
to learn that he had been a greengrocer who lived at Carshalton, in Surrey, before enlisting in the army. His surviving relatives continued living at his home address until the 1960s, but no further trace could be found. I also learned, from reading the Regimental Diaries, that he was one of three men who had been killed while searching a building in Arras, in 1917. The building was hit by artillery fire. For many weeks, this man’s story had become a part of my life. I had managed to find out