The archaeology of the Welsh Marches

by S. C. Stanford

Publisher: Collins in London

Written in English
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  • Wales,
  • Welsh Borders (England and Wales)


  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Welsh Borders (England and Wales),
  • Wales -- Antiquities.,
  • Welsh Borders (England and Wales) -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

StatementS. C. Stanford.
SeriesCollins archaeology
LC ClassificationsDA711 .S7
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4213717M
ISBN 100002162512
LC Control Number80493219

The Welsh Marches contain Britain's densest concentration of motte-and-bailey the Norman Conquest, William the Conqueror set out to subdue the Welsh, a process that took well over two centuries, and was never permanently those generations the Marches were a frontier society in every sense, and a stamp was set on the region that lasted into the time of the.   "Sieges determined the course of the English Civil Wars, yet they receive scant attention. In contrast, the major set-piece battles are repeatedly analyzed and reassessed. As a result our understanding of the conflict, and of its outcome, is incomplete. John Barratt, in this lucid and perceptive account, makes the siege the focal point of his study.   Read "POEMS FROM THE MARCHES AND THE CHASE" by Digby Bromfield available from Rakuten Kobo. Poems of the history and customs of the Welsh Marches (Shropshire and Mid-Wales) and the Cannock Chase area of Staffords. The Welsh Marches is the area round the boundary between England and Wales. It is not very well defined. The border between the two countries has constantly altered, and many of the small towns have been, at various times, on one side or the other. On the English side. the .

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stanford, S.C. Archaeology of the Welsh Marches. London: Collins, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The archaeology of the Welsh Marches. [S C Stanford] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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The Landscape of the Welsh Marches book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Oxford. Although originally trained as a geographer, he moved his academic interests into landscape history and archaeology and promoted a flourishing programme of teaching, fieldwork, 3/5(1).

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Stanford from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ "As might be expected of a book of this calibre, it provides the reader with more questions than answers to an enigma that physically divided two nation-states and two landscapes.

It is a must-have for those researching the early medieval archaeology of the frontier lands of the Welsh Marches." George Nash Current Archaeology (05/07/). A fascinating exploration of the archaeology and landscape of the Welsh Borders from prehistoric to present times, reflecting the complexity and diversity of the history of the area in the fields of warfare and religion, agriculture and industry.

83 black-and- white and. scholars, students and the wider public regarding the archaeology, heritage and history of the Welsh Marches and its linear monuments. It also delivers a much-needed venue for interdisciplinary. Stanford’s book The archaeology of the Welsh Marches.

Dr Stanford knows the country of which he writes exceedingly well and he presents it to the reader with the insights of both a geographer and a field archaeologist. The book opens with a physical description of the Marches which shows a fine. Welsh Marches Excavating the CA archive: the Welsh Marches In this column Joe Flatman explores the medieval castles, Iron Age hillforts, famous earthworks, and historic towns of the Welsh Marches visited by CA over the years.

The Welsh Marches book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The civil war is over. King Henry now rules a vast empire but even as he /5(1). The other defining feature of the Welsh Marches is the range of fine small towns that dot this landscape, many withstunning surviving architecture and archaeology.

These have been a rich hunting ground for researchers over the past 50 years, and CA has regularly explored such fieldwork. Bya Marcher region had been created between England and Wales, consisting of about forty castle-centered lordships that extended along the Anglo-Welsh border and much of southern Wales.

Expressions like “the Welsh marches” are still part of today’s vernacular, though they refer only vaguely to Anglo-Welsh borders—but the question remains: what was this medieval March of Wales.

Unfortunately, I found this book, although 62% into it, still wasn't in the Welsh Marches. So the title is very misleading. The story line a tad boring, and the writing left a lot to be s: The Welsh Marches, or Marchia Wallie, was to a some extent independent of both the English monarchy and the Principality of Wales.

By the early 12th century, the Marches covered the areas which would later become Monmouthshire and much of Flintshire, Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, Brecknockshire, Glamorgan, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.

Richard Trevor Rowley FSA (born 25 May ) is an English landscape historian and archaeologist known for his work on the Welsh Marches, Oxfordshire and the medieval landscape. He was a founder fellow of Kellogg College () and is now dean of degrees and emeritus fellow of Kellogg College.

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Logaston Press publishes books abo ut the history, archaeology, architecture and people of the areas around or linked to the Welsh border, including Herefordshire, Shropshire and the Welsh Marches, South Wales, Worcestershire and the Black Country, and Gloucestershire.

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The Archaeology of Wales is the study of human occupation within the country of Wales, which has been occupied by modern humans sinceBCE, with continuous occupation from 9, BCE. Analysis of the sites, artifacts and other archaeological data within Wales details its complex social landscape and evolution from Prehistoric times to the Industrial period.

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A march (also known as a mark) is the medieval term that signifies a region at the edge of a kingdom, a sort of buffer zone between lands. In fact, the word mark found its way into almost all European languages and was once used extensively. So, as examples we have Denmark (the march of the Danes), Ostmark (the east march), the term Marcomanni (borderland men), the kingdom of Mercia .Books from Logaston Press, an independent publisher producing books on Herefordshire, the Welsh Marches and the surrounding area.

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