The Book of Happisburgh (Hardback)
  • The Book of Happisburgh (Hardback)

The Book of Happisburgh (Hardback)

Hardback Published: 08/11/2011
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Famous for the erosion which has dramatically reshaped its coastline, the north-east Norfolk village of Happisburgh can truly claim to have witnessed the full range of human history. Recent archaeological excavations on Happisburgh beach have found internationally significant evidence for the earliest human occupation so far discovered in northern Europe, while on the clifftops above stand the medieval church, the Arts and Crafts Happisburgh manor and the iconic lighthouse, the only independently operated lighthouse in the United Kingdom. The fields surrounding the settlement have revealed traces of prehistoric burialmounds and a Roman farmstead, and also contain the remains of a significant Second World War radar station. This book presents the Happisburgh

Publisher: Halsgrove
ISBN: 9780857040978

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