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H 297 x W 210 mm

346 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white

Published Jul 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911492

Digital: 9781784911508

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Derelict Stone Buildings of the Black Mountains Massif

By Christopher George Leslie Hodges

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This study provides evidence of a widespread settlement pattern that existed in an upland area of the Eastern Massif of the Black Mountains in South-East Wales, now sparsely populated, and that they can be dated from the late medieval and early post-medieval periods respectively.



Preface Chapter 1: Introduction to Study Chapter 2: Physical Background of the Study Area Chapter 3: Drystone Walling and Vernacular Architecture Chapter 4: Research Methodology Chapter 5: Site Analysis and Site Types Chapter 6: Site Feature Analysis Chapter 7: Industrial Buildings and Associated Industries Chapter 8: Historical Narrative: General, Regional and Local Chapter 9: Documentary Evidence Appendix A: Database spreadsheet Appendix B: Masonry Appendix C: DSWA – Craft Certification Advanced and Master Craftsman test regulations (2013) Bibliography