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194 pages

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Published Nov 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784914769

Digital: 9781784914776

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The Anarchy; Archaeology; Fieldwork; Medieval; King Stephen; Castles; Battlefields; Landscape; Survey; Geophysical; Topographical

Castles, Siegeworks and Settlements

Surveying the Archaeology of the Twelfth Century

Edited by Duncan W. Wright, Oliver H. Creighton

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This volume comprises thirteen reports detailing fieldwork undertaken by a research project which sought to assess the archaeological evidence of the period of conflict that took place in mid-twelfth-century England popularly known as ‘the Anarchy’.



Chapter 1 Introduction: Surveying the Archaeology of Twelfth-Century England; Chapter 2 Burwell Castle, Cambridgeshire; Chapter 3 Castle Carlton, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire; Chapter 4 Corfe, ‘The Rings’, Dorset; Chapter 5 Crowmarsh Recreation Ground, South Oxfordshire; Chapter 6 Folly Hill, Faringdon, Oxfordshire; Chapter 7 Hailes Camp, Gloucestershire; Chapter 8 Hamstead Marshall, Castle I, Berkshire; Chapter 9 Malmebury, ‘Cams’s Hill’, Wiltshire; Chapter 10 Mountsorrel, Leicestershire; Chapter 11 Rampton, ‘Giant’s Hill’, Cambridgeshire; Chapter 12 Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire; Chapter 13 Wellow, Nottinghamshire; Chapter 14 Woodwalton, ‘Church End’, Cambridgeshire; Chapter 15 Conclusion; References