Excavations along the route of the Dorchester By-pass, Dorset, 1986-8

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Statementby Roland J.C. Smith ... [et al.] ; with contributions from P. Bellamy ... [et al.].
SeriesWessex Archaeology report,, no. 11
ContributionsSmith, Roland J. C.
LC ClassificationsDA670.D7 E93 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL779442M
ISBN 101874350108
LC Control Number97181083

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