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H 210 x W 145 mm

68 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 5 plates in colour

Published Jul 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784916480

Digital: 9781784916497

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History of Archaeology; Antiquarian; Sussex; James Douglas; Polymath; Excavations; 19th Century

Archaeological Lives

The Archaeological Activities of James Douglas in Sussex between 1809 and 1819

By Malcolm Lyne

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James Douglas (1753-1819) was a polymath, well ahead of his time in both the fields of archaeology and earth-sciences. This book recounts his archaeological and other activities in Sussex during the first two decades of the 19th century.



1. Introduction; 2. The Excavations; 3. Megaliths in the Brighton area; 4. Sussex Placename derivations and miscellania.; 5. Epilogue; Bibliography