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257 pages

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Published Feb 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784910860

Digital: 9781784910877

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Evolution of a Community: The Colonisation of a Clay Inland Landscape

Neolithic to post-medieval remains excavated over sixteen years at Longstanton in Cambridgeshire

By Samantha Paul, John Hunt

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Chronologically documents the colonisation of a clay inland location north-west of Cambridge at the village of Longstanton and outlines how it was not an area on the periphery of activity, but part of a fully occupied landscape extending back into the Mesolithic period.



Chapter 1: Introduction ;

Part 1 ;
Chapter 2: The Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology ;
Chapter 3: Neolithic and Bronze Age Finds ;
Chapter 4: The Iron Age and Roman Finds ;
Chapter 5: Inland Incursions: Discussion of the Prehistoric to Roman Activity ;

Part 2 ;
Chapter 6: The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology ;
Chapter 7: Early Anglo-Saxon Burial and Ritual ;
Chapter 8: Longstanton: Settlement and Economy in a Medieval Cambridgeshire Vill. ;
Chapter 9: The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Pottery ;
Chapter 10: The Late Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Finds ;
Chapter 11: Charred Plant Remains from the Excavations ;
Chapter 12: The Archaeology of a Community: Longstanton in the Late Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Periods ;

Part 3 ;
Conclusions ;
Acknowledgements ;
References ;
Appendix 1: Archaeological Project Details ;
Appendix 2: Methodologies and Tables ;
Appendix 3: Petrography Detailed Sample Descriptions ;
Appendix 4: Animal Bone Tables ;
Appendix 5: Slag Tables ;
Appendix 6: Radiocarbon Dates ;
Appendix 7: Human remains additional data ;
Appendix 8: Small Finds Tables ;
Appendix 9: Other Finds Catalogues ;
Appendix 10: CPR Tables


'This is an important book whose archaeological results deserve wide recognition...' - Susan Oosthuizen (2015): Antiquity