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					                                                     MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY
                                     [JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY]

                                                                         LONDON

                                                               VOLUME XLV (2001)

                                                                      CONTENTS

Anglo-Saxon Textiles in the Mayer/Faussett Collection.
       By Elizabeth Coatsworth and Maria FitzGerald ...............................................................................                       1

Early Medieval Inscribed Stones and Stone Scripture in Wales: Context and Function.
       By Nancy Edwards ………………………………………………………………………………...                                                                                               15

Medieval Woodland, Agriculture and Industry in Rockingham Forest, Northamptonshire.
      By Glenn Foard …………………………………………………………………………………….                                                                                                  41

The Rescue Excavations of Some Medieval Redware Pottery Kilns at Stenhousemuir,
Falkirk, between 1954 and 1978.
         By Derek W. Hall and Doreen Hunter† ............................................................................................               97

An Ivory Knife Handle from the High Street, Perth: Consuming Ritual in a Medieval Burgh.
       By Mark Hall .................................................................................................................................... 169

The Quarrying and Distribution of Reigate Stone in the Middle Ages.
       By Tim Tatton-Brown ……………………………………………………………………………... 189

Notes and News
A Middle-Saxon runic inscriptions from the National Portrait Gallery and an inscribed fossilised echinoid
       from Exeter Street, London (Gary Brown, Elisabeth Okasha, Ray Page and Chris Pickard) .......... 203

Insular metalwork from Flixborough, Lincolnshire (Susan Youngs) …………………………………….... 210

Battle and trial: weapon injury burials of St Andrew's Church, Fishergate, York (Chris Daniell) ............... 220

The origin of the Chester Rows: a model (N.W. Alcock) .............................................................................. 226

Professor Henry Royston Loyn (1922-2000) (John Percival) ....................................................................... 229

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2000 ............................................................................................................ 233

Reviews
J. Hines, K. Høilund Nielsen and F. Siegmund, The Pace of Change: Studies in Early-Medieval Chrono-
        logy. (Martin Welch) ......................................................................................................................... 380

D.M. Palliser, The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. Volume I: 600-1540. (Tom Beaumont James) .... 382

John Crook, The Architectural Setting of the Cult of Saints in the Early Christian West c.300-c.1200.
       (Tim Tatton-Brown) ......................................................................................................................... 383

Paolo Squatriti, Working with Water in Medieval Europe: Technology and Resource-Use. (John Steane)                                                    384

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Helen Geake and Jonathan Kenny, Early Deira: Archaeological Studies of the East Riding in the Fourth to
       Ninth Centuries A.D. (Martin Ryan) …………………………………………………………......... 386

Seiichi Suzuki, The Qyoit Brooch Style and Anglo-Saxon Settlement. (Barry M. Ager) ….......................... 387

Margaret Guido, The Glass Beads of Anglo-Saxon England c. AD 400-700: A Preliminary Visual Classifi-
       cation of the More Definitive and Diagnostic Types. (Birte Brugmann) ………………………….. 389

Tim Malim and John Hines, The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Edix Hill (Barrington A), Cambridgeshire: Ex-
      cavations 1989—1991 and a Summary Catalogue of Material from 19th Century Interventions.
      (Martin Welch) …………………………………………………………………………………….. 391

Kenneth Penn, Norwich Southern Bypass. Part II: Anglo Saxon Cemetery at Harford Farm, Caistor St Ed-
       mund. (Helen Geake) ........................................................................................................................ 393

D. Tweddle,J. Moulden and E. Logan, Anglian York: A Survey of the Evidence. (Andrew Russel) ............. 394

Teresa Anne Hall, Minster Churches in the Dorset Landscape. (Patrick Hase) …………………………... 396

T.W. Potter and A.C. King, Excavations at the Mola de Monte Gelato: A Roman and Medieval Settlement
       in South Etruria. (Alan French) ………………………………………………………………........ 397

G.P. Brogiolo, S. Giulia di Brescia. Gli scavi dal 1980 al 1992: Reperti preromani, romani e alto medie-
       vali. (Neil Christie) ........................................................................................................................... 398

Dawn M. Hadley and Julian D. Richards, Cultures in Contact: Scandinavian Setllement in England in the
      Ninth and Tenth Centuries. (Andrew Reynolds) .............................................................................. 399

Carole Morris, Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Wood and Woodworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and
       Medieval York; A.J. Mainman and N.S.H. Rogers, Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Finds from
       Anglo-Scandinavian York. (Andrew Reynolds) ................................................................................ 400

Christopher Lowe, St Boniface Church, Orkney: Coastal Erosion and Archaeological Assessment. (Ray-
        mond Lamb) ...................................................................................................................................... 402

Olwyn Owen et al., Scar: A Viking Boat Burial on Sanday, Orkney. (Caroline Paterson) ………………... 403

Tadhg O'Keeffe, Medieval Ireland: An Archaeology. (Howard B. Clarke) ……………………………….. 404

Andrew Halpin, The Port of Medieval Dublin: Archaeological Excavations at the Civic Offices, Wineta-
      vern Street, Dublin; Seán Duffy, Medieval Dublin I: Proceedings of the Friends of Medieval Du-
      blin Symposium 1999. (Howard B. Clarke) ...................................................................................... 406

Robin Frame, Ireland and Britain, 1170-1450. (Seán Duffy) ....................................................................... 408

David Sweetman, The Medieval Castles of Ireland. (Kieran O'Connor) ....................................................... 409

Peter Ellis, Ludgershall Castle: Excavations by Peter Addyman 1964-1972. (Oliver Creighton) ………… 411

Robert Higham and Philip Barker, Hen Domen Montgomery — A Timber Castle on the English-Welsh Bor-
       der: A Final Report. (Paul Stamper) ………………………………………………………………. 412

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J.M. Lewis, The Medieval Tiles of Wales; Hans van Lemmen, Medieval Tiles. (Amanda Richardson) …... 414

Andrew Brown, The Rows of Chester: The Chester Rows Research Project. (N.W. Alcock) …………….. 415

David A. Stocker, The College of the Vicars Choral of York Minster at Bedern: Architectural Fragments.
       (Simon Roffey) ……………………………………………………………………………….…… 418

Cristina Tonghini, Qal’at Ja’bar Pottery: A Study of a Syrian Fortified Site of the Late 11th-14th Cen-
        turies. (John Hurst) ………………………………………………………………………………... 419

Richard P. Harper and Denys Pringle, Belmont Castle: The Excavation of a Crusader Stronghold in the
       Kingdom of Jerusalem. (John France) …………………………………………………………….. 421

Alejandra Gutiérrez, Mediterranean Pottery in Wessex Households: 13th to 17th Centuries (John Hurst)                                                 422

Anthony Ray, Spanish Pottery 1248—1898: With a Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert
      Museum. (Alejandra Gutiérrez) ......................................................................................................... 423

Piers Dixon et al., Archaeological Excavations at Jedburgh Friary 1983-1992. (Derek Hall) …………… 425

Short reviews
Lue Buchet, L'enfant, son corps, son histoire. (Eleanor Scott) …………………………………………….. 426

Gian Pietro Brogiolo, Nancy Gauthier and Neil Christie, Towns and Their Territories Between Late Anti-
        quity and the Early MiddleAges. (Andrew Reynolds) …………………………………………….. 427

Paolo Delogu, Roma Medievale: Aggiornamenti. (Neil Christie) …………………………………………. 428

Giuliano Volpe, San Giusto. La villa, le ecclesiae. Primi risultati dagli scavi nel sito rurale di San Giu-
        sto (Lacera): 1995-1997. (Neil Christie) .......................................................................................... 429

Sarah Rees Jones et al., Courts and Regions in Medieval Europe. (Tom Beaumont James) ……………… 430

Elizabeth O'Brien, Post-Roman Britain to Anglo-Saxon England: Burial Practices Reviewed. (Sam Lucy) 431

Della Hooke, Warwickshire Anglo-Saxon Charter-Bounds. (Andrew Reynolds) …………………………. 432

Mark Redknap, Vikings in Wales: An Archaeological Quest. (Alan Lane) ................................................... 433

Sauro Gelichi and Sergio Nepoti, Quadri di Pietra: laterizi rivestiti nelle architetture dell'Italia medioe-
       vale. (Neil Christie) …………………………………………………………………..……………. 433

Ron Shoesmith and Andy Johnson, Ludlow Castle: Its History and Buildings. (Beric Morley) .................. 434

Jeremy and Gwen Montagu, Minstrels and Angels: Carvings of Musicians in Medieval English Churches.
       (Simon Roffey) ................................................................................................................................. 435

Brian Spencer, Pilgrim Souvenirs and Secular Badges. (Tom Beaumont James) ……………………….... 436

Anthony Emery, Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales 1300—1500. Vol. II: East Anglia, Cen-
      tral England and Wales. (Kate Giles) …………………………………………………………....... 437

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Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2000-2001 ............................................................................... 438

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2001 ......................................................................................... 442




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                                                             VOLUME XLVI (2002)

                                                                     CONTENTS

The Sword of the Spirit, the Word of God and the Book of Deer.
      By Dominic Marner ..........................................................................................................................   1

Counter Arguments and Numerical Patterns in Early Celtic Inscriptions: A Reexamination
of Christian Celts: Messages and Images.
        By Helen McKee and James McKee ................................................................................................              29

Pill Priory, 1996-1999: Recent Work at a Tironian House in Pembrokeshire.
         By N.D. Ludlow with R.S.F. Ramsey and D.E. Schlee ……………………………………………                                                                         41

Contextualising Previous Excavation: The Implications of Applying GPS Survey and
GIS Modelling Techniques to Watton Priory, East Yorkshire.
       By Henry P. Chapman and Helen Fenwick ………………………………………………………..                                                                                 81

Re-used Bedrock Ballast in King's Lynn's 'Town Wall' and the Norfolk Port's Medieval
Trading Links.
       By P.G. Hoare, R. Vinx, C.R. Stevenson and J. Ehlers ……………………………………………                                                                        91

Notes and News
An Anglo-Saxon inscribed fossil echinoid from Exeter Street, London? An alternative
interpretation (David Notton) ………………………………………………………………………………. 107

Ancient greens in 'Midiand' landscapes: Barrington, South Cambridgeshire (Susan Oosthuizen) ………... 110

Two Late Saxon spur fragments from Sussex and Hampshire (David Williams) …………………………. 115

Two adjustable candleholders from Warwickshire (PhilipJ. Wise) ………………………………………... 118

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2001 ……………………………………………………………………… 125

Reviews
Philip Rahtz, Living Archaeology. (Roberta Gilchrist) …………………………………………………….. 265

John Moreland, Archaeology and Text. (Matthew Johnson) ......................................................................... 266

Roberta Gilchrist, Gender and Archaeology: Contesting the Past. (Amanda Richardson) ……………….. 267

John Hatcher and Mark Bailey, Modelling the Middle Ages: The History and Theory of England's Econo-
       mic Development. (Matthew Johnson) .............................................................................................. 269

Martine François and Pierre-Yves Le Pogam, Utilis est lapis in structura: Mélanges offerts à Leon Pres-
       souyre. (David Stocker) .................................................................................................................... 270

Ken Dark, Byzantine Pottery; Demetra Papanikola-Bakirtzi, Byzantine Glazed Ceramics: The Art of Sgraf-
       fito. (Paul Arthur) ………………………………………………………………………………...... 272

James D. Tracy, City Walls: The Urban Enceinte in Global Perspective', Gilles Blieck, Philippe Contami-
       ne, Nicolas Faucherre and Jean Mesqui, Les Enceintes Urbaines (XIIIe-XVIe Siècle). (Neil Christie)

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            ............................................................................................................................................................ 275

Terry Barry, A History of Settlement in Ireland. (Carenza Lewis) ……………………………………….... 277

Annie Renoux, 'Aux Marches du Palais': Qu’est-ce qu'un palais médiéval? Données historiques et archéo-
       logiques. (John Steane) ………………………………………………………………………......... 279

Graham Keevill, Mick Aston and Teresa Hall, Monastic Archaeology: Papers on the Study of Medieval
      Monasteries; Michael Thompson, Cloister, Abbot and Precinct in Medieval Monasteries. (Su-
      san M. Wright) .................................................................................................................................. 280

Bruce Watson, Trevor Brigham and Tony Dyson, London Bridge: 2000 Years of a River Crossing. (Tim
       Tatton-Brown) ………………………………………………………………………………........... 282

Ian Haynes, Harvey Sheldon and Lesley Hannigan, London Under Ground: The Archaeology of a City.
       (Simon Roffey) ................................................................................................................................. 283

Mayke deJong and Frans Theuws with Carine van Rhijn, Topographies of Power in the Early Middle A-
      ges; Inge Lyse Hansen and Chris Wickham, The Long Eighth Century: Production, Distribution
      and Demand. (Andrew Reynolds) ……………………………………………………………….... 284

Helena Hamerow and Arthur MacGregor, Imago and Power in the Archaeology of Early-medieval Bri-
       tain: Essays in Honour of Rosemary Cramp. (Barbara Yorke) ………………………………….... 286

Tim Eaton, Plundering the Past: Roman Stonework in Medieval Britain. (David Stocker) ………………. 287

M.M. Negro Ponzi Mancini, San Michele di Trino (VC): Dal villaggio romano al castello medievale. (Neil
      Christie) ............................................................................................................................................. 288

Alison S. Cameron and Judith A. Stones, Aberdeen. An In-depth View of the City's Past: Excavations at
        Seven Major Sites Within the Medieval Burgh. (Mark A. Hall) …………………………………... 290

Ian Wood, Franks and Alamanni in the Merovingian Period: An Ethnographic Perspective. (Edward Ja-
       mes) ………………………………………………………………………………………………... 291

Michelle P. Brown and Carol A. Farr, Merda: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe. (Andrew Reynolds)                                                                       292

Esther A. Cameron, Sheaths and Scabbards in England, A.D. 400—1100. (Geoff Egan) ……………….... 294

Stanley West, West Stow Revisited. (Jess Tipper) ......................................................................................... 295

Kristján Eldjárn and Adolf Friðriksson, Kumi og haugfé úr heiðnum sið á Íslandi. (Guðrún Sveinbjarnar-
        dóttir) ................................................................................................................................................. 296

Harold Fox, The Evolution of the Fishing Village: Landscape and Society Along the South Devon Coast,
       1086-1550. (Mark Gardiner) ............................................................................................................. 298

Denys Pringle, Fortification and Settlement in Crusader Palestine. (Malcolm Barber) …………………... 299

Thomas Coomans, L'abbaye de Villers-en-Brabant: Construction, configuration et signification d'une ab-
      baye cistercienne gothique; Christian Sapin, Archéologie et architecture d'un site monastique Ve-
      XXe siècles: 10 ans de recherches à l'abbaye Saint-Germain d'Auxerre. (Mark Horton) ................ 300

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John Darlington, Stafford Castle: Survey, Excavation and Research 1978-98. Volume I— The Surveys. (O-
       liver Creighton) ................................................................................................................................. 302

Patrick J. Duffy, David Edwards and Elizabeth FitzPatrick, Gaelic Ireland: Land, Lordship and Settle-
        ment, c.1250-c.1650. (James Bond) .................................................................................................. 304

M.M. Archibald and B.J. Cook, English Medieval Coin Hoards I: Cross and Crosslets, Short Cross and
      Long Cross Hoards. (David A. Hinton) ............................................................................................ 305

John Malden, The Monastery and Abbey of Paisley. (Stephen T. Driscoll) ……………………………...... 306

Veronica Fiorato, Anthea Boylston and Christopher Knüsel, Blood Red Roses: The Archaeology of a Mass
       Grave from the Battle of Towton A.D. 1461; P.W.M. Freeman and A. Pollard, Fields of Conflict:
       Progress and Prospect in Battlefield Archaeology (Paul Stamper) .................................................. 307

Short reviews
John Williams and Nigel Brown, An Archaeological Research Framework for the Greater Thames Estua-
        ry; Nigel Brown and Jenny Glazebrook, Research and Archaeology: A Framework for the Eastern
        Counties 2. Research Agenda and Strategy; David Baker, An Assessment of Scotland's Sites and
        Monuments Records. (Christopher Gerrard) ..................................................................................... 309

Graham Keevill, Medieval Palaces: An Archaeology. (John Steane) ……………………………………... 310

John M. Steane, The Archaeology of Power: England and Northern Europe A.D. 800—1600. (Tom Beau-
       mont James) ………………………………………………………………………………….......... 311

Kate Steane et al., The Archaeology of Wigford and the Brayford Pool. (Andrew Reynolds) ……………. 312

Peter Saunders, Salisbury Museum Medieval Catalogne Vol. 3. (Tom Beaumont James) ……………….... 313

Sergio Nepoti, Archeologia Urbana a Pavia: Parte seconda. (Neil Christie) …………………………….. 314

Richard Underwood, Anglo-Saxon Weapons and Warfare. (Ryan Lavello) ……………………………..... 315

C.J. Young, Excavations at Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight, 1921-1996. (Andrew Reynolds) ……........ 316

Ian Fisher, Early-Medieval Sculpture in the West Highlands and Islands. (Nancy Edwards) …………….. 317

Jennifer Lewis, The Medieval Earthworks of the Hundred of West Derby: Tenurial Evidence and Physi-
        cal Structure; Hazel Riley and Robert Wilson-North, The Field Archaeology of Exmoor. (Chri-
        stopher Dyer) ………………………………………………………………………………............ 317

R.R. Laxton, C.D. Litton and R.E. Howard, Timber: Dendrochronology of Roof Timbers at Lincoln Ca-
       thedral. (Tim Tatton-Brown) …………………………………………………………………........ 318

John Aberth, From the Brink of the Apocalypse: Confronting Famine, War, Plague, and Death in the La-
       ter Middle Ages. (Catherine Gingell) …………………………………………………………........ 319

Luigi Fiorani, Sermoneta e i Caetani: Dinamiche politiche, sociali e culturali di un territorio tra medioe-
        vo ed età moderna. (Neil Christie) .................................................................................................... 320


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Also Received ………………………………………………………………………………………............ 321

Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2001—2002 ............................................................................ 323

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2002 ......................................................................................... 327




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                                                             VOLUME XLVII (2003)

                                                                      CONTENTS

The Making of Churchyards and Parish Territories in the Early-Medieval Landscape
of France and England in the 7th-12th Centuries: A Reconsideration.
        By Elisabeth Zadora-Rio ...................................................................................................................    1

The Form of the Hunterston Brooch.
       By Robert D. Stevick ………………………………………………………………………………                                                                                             21

17 Dean's Yard, Westminster: Archaeological Investigations.
       By Jon Murray ……………………………………………………………………………………..                                                                                                41

Characterizing Rural Settlement and Landscape: Whittlewood Forest in the Middle
Ages.
       By Richard Jones and Mark Page ………………………………………………………………….                                                                                       53

The Archaeology of Medieval Small Towns.
       By Christopher Dyer .........................................................................................................................   85

The New Castles of Henry de Blois as Bishop of Winchester: The Case against
Farnham, Surrey.
       By Nicholas Riall ………………………………………………………………………………...... 115

Gender and Space in English Royal Palaces c. 1160-c. 1547: A Study in Access
Analysis and Imagery.
       By Amanda Richardson ………………………………………………………………………….... 131

Notes and News
Garnet inlays in the light of the Armaziskhevi dagger hilt (Noël Adams) ……………………………….... 167

Augustine's Oak (Bruce Eagles) ………………………………………………………………………........ 175

The re-use of a figurative panel from Eigg (Meggen M. Gondek and Stuart Jeffrey) ……………….…….. 178

The Norman town defences of Abergavenny (Stephen Clarke and Jane Bray) ……………………………. 186

Cluniac architectural influences at Hyde Abbey church, Winchester
        (Eric Klingelhöfer) ………………………………………………………………………………… 190

John Gilbert Hurst (Peter Addyman) ………………………………………………………………………. 195

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2002 ……………........................................................................................ 199

Reviews
Pam J. Crabtree, Medieval Archaeology: An Encyclopaedia. (Andrew Reynolds) ………………………... 341

Peter Fowler, Farming in the First Millennium A.D.: British Agriculture between Julius Caesar and Wil-
        liam the Conqueror. (Catherine Hills) ……………………………………………………….......... 342

Helena Hamerow, Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West

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            Europe 400-900. (Christopher Scull) …………………………………………………………….... 343

Birgitta Hårdh, Uppåkra: Centrum och Sammanhang; Lars Larsson, Uppåkra: Centrum i Analys och Rap-
         port; Bertil Helgesson, Järnålderns Skåne: Samhälle, Centra och Regioner; Birgitta Hårdh and
         Lars Larsson, Centrai Places in the Migration and Merovingian Periods: Papers from the 52nd
         Sachsensymposium. (John Hines) ..................................................................................................... 344

Klaus Brandt et al., Haithabu und die frühe Stadtentwickiung in nördischen Europa; M. Kazanski et al.,
       Les centres proto-urbains russes entre Scandinavie, Byzance et Orient. (John Hines) ................... 346

David Freke, Excavations on St Patrick's Isle, Peel, Isle of Man, 1982-88: Prehistoric, Viking, Medieval
       and Later; Peter Davey and David Finlayson, Mannin Revisited: Twelve Essays on Manx Cultu-
       re and Environment. (Mark A. Hall) …………………………………………………………........ 347

Paul Arthur, Naples, from Roman City to City-State: An Archaeological Perspective. (Neil Christie) ....... 349

Nicholas J. Elsden, Excavations at 25 Cannon Street, London: From the Middle Bronze Age to the Great
       Fire; Elizabeth Howe, Roman Defences and Medieval Industry: Excavations at Baltic House, Ci-
       ty of London', Trevor Brigham with Aidan Woodger, Roman and Medieval Townhouses on the
       London Waterfront: Excavations at Governor's House, City of London; Christopher Thomas, The
       Archaeology of Medieval London. (Alex Langlands) ……………………………………………. 351

Thomas Meier, Die Archäologie des mittelalterlichen Königsgrabes im christlichen Europa. (Karen Stö-
      ber) .................................................................................................................................................... 353

Nick Corcos, The Affinities and Antecedents of Medieval Settlement: Topographical Perspectives from
       Three of the Somerset Hundreds. (Carenza Lewis) .......................................................................... 354

Warwick Rodwell, Wells Cathedral: Excavations and Structural Studies, 1978-93. (Michael Hicks) ........ 356

Alan Thacker and Richard Sharpe, Local Saints and Local Churches in the Early Medieval West. (Barba-
       ra Yorke) ........................................................................................................................................... 357

James Lang, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture: Vol. VI, Northern Yorkshire. (Catherine E. Karkov)
       ............................................................................................................................................................ 358

Elizabeth Coatsworth and Michael Pinder, The Art of the Anglo-Saxon Goldsmith: Fine Metalwork in An-
        glo-Saxon England, its Practice and Practitioners. (Martin Welch) ……………………………... 359

Olwen Beazley and Brian Ayers, Two Medieval Churches in Norfolk; Jonathan Finch, Church Monuments
       in Norfolk Before 1850: An Archaeology of Commemoration. (Lawrence Butler) .......................... 361

Michel Brand'Honneur, Manoirs et châteaux dans le comté de Rennes: Habitat à motte et société chevale-
       resque (XIe-XIIIe siècles). (Denys Pringle) …………………………………………...................... 362

Ian Roberts, Pontefract Castle: Archaeological Excavations 1982-86. (Oliver Creighton) ………………. 364

Matthew Johnson, Behind the Castle Gate: From Medieval to Renaissance. (Oliver Creighton) ………… 366

Thomas McErlean et al., Strangford Lough: An Archaeological Survey of the Maritime Cultural Landsca-
      pe. (Mark Gardiner) .......................................................................................................................... 367


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Aidan O'Sullivan, Foragers, Farmers and Fishers in a Coastal Landscape: An Intertidal Archaeological
       Survey of the Shannon Estuary. (David Griffiths) ............................................................................ 368

Eddie Price, Frocester: A Romano-British Settlement, its Antecedents and Successors. (Paul Stamper) ..... 369

Mark Brisbane and David Gaimster, Novgorod: The Archaeology qf a Russian Medieval City and its Hin-
       terland. (Mark A. Hall) ……………………………………………………………………………. 370

T.G. Allen and J. Hiller, The Excavation of a Medieval Manor House of the Bishops of Winchester at Mount
        House, Witney, Oxfordshire. (John Steane) ……………………………………………………….. 372

Edward Roberts et al., Hampshire Houses 1250-1700: Their Dating and Development. (Sarah Pearson) .. 373

Philip Mayes, Excavations at a Templar Preceptory: South Witham, Lincolnshire 1965-67. (Paul Stamper)
        ............................................................................................................................................................ 374

Glyn Coppack and Mick Aston, Christ's Poor Men: The Carthusians in England; Bruno Barber and Chri-
       stopher Thomas, The London Charterhouse. (Simon Roney) …………………………………….. 376

Nicholas Doggett, Patterns of Re-Use; The Transformation of Former Monastic Buildings in Post-Disso-
       lution Hertfordshire, 1540-1600. (J.N. Hare) ……………………………………………………... 377

Duncan H. Brown, Pottery in Medieval Southampton c. 1066—1510. (Alejandra Gutiérrez) …………….. 379

Short reviews
Malcolm Jones, The Secret Middle Ages: Discovering the Real Medieval World. (Mark A. Hall) …….…. 380

Paul M. Barford, The Early Slavs: Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe. (John Hines)                                                              381

Christopher Harper-Bill and Elisabeth Van Houts, A Companion to the Anglo-Norman World. (Ryan Lavel-
        le) ...................................................................................................................................................... 382

S.H. Rigby, A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages. (Tom Beaumont James) ………………… 383

Bernard S. Bachrach et al., Journal of Medieval Military History Vol. I. (Ryan Lavelle) ………………… 384

Claus Ahrens, Die Frühen Holzkirchen Europas. (N.W. Alcock) ................................................................ 384

Stephen Lamia and Elizabeth Valdez del Álamo, Decorations for the Holy Dead: Visual Embellishment
       on Tombs and Shrines of Saints. (Lawrence Butler) ......................................................................... 385

Giles Blieck et al., Le Château et la ville: conjonction, opposition,juxtaposition (XIe-XVIIIe siècle). (John
        Steane) ............................................................................................................................................... 386

David McOmish et al., The Field Archaeology of the Salisbury Plain Training Area. (Christopher Gerrard)
       ............................................................................................................................................................ 387

Christine Haughton and Dominic Powlesland, West Heslerton: The Anglian Cemetery, Vol. 1: The Exca-
        vation and Discussion of the Evidence; Vol. 2: Catalogue of the Anglian Graves and Associated
        Assemblages. (John Hines) ............................................................................................................... 388

Rosa and Mário Varela Gomes, Palácio Almoada da Alcáçova de Silves. (Alejandra Gutiérrez) ................ 389

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David Crouch and Trevor Pearson, Medieval Scarborough: Studies in Trade and Civic Life. (Mark Gardi-
       ner) .................................................................................................................................................... 389

Patrick Ottaway and Nicola Rogers, Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Finds From Medieval York, Vol.
        17/15. (David A. Hinton) …………………………………………………………………….......... 390

Hans Andersson et al., Kungahälla: Problem och Forskning kring Stadens Äldsta Historia. (David Grif-
      fiths) ………………………………………………………………………………………............                                                                                                        391

Peter Coss and Maurice Keen, Heraldry, Pageantry and Social Display in Medieval England. (Geoff Egan)
        ............................................................................................................................................................ 392

Richard Fawcett, Stirling Castle: The Restoration of the Great Hall. (Stephen T. Driscoll) …………….... 393

Samuel K. Cohn, The Black Death Transformed: Disease and Culture in Early Renaissance Europe. (Tom
       Beaumont James) …………………………………………………………………………….......... 394

Ian M. Setts, Medieval 'Westminster' Floor Tiles. (Amanda Richardson) ..................................................... 395

Steven Ashley, Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. (Robin Bendrey) ……………………….. 396

John Lewis and Denys Pringle, Spynie Palace and the Bishops of Moray: History, Architecture and Ar-
       chaeology. (Stephen T. Driscoll) …………………………………………………………….......... 397

David A. Hinton, Purbeck Papers. (Tim Tatton-Brown) .............................................................................. 398

Also received .................................................................................................................................................. 398

Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2002-2003 ............................................................................... 403

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2003 ......................................................................................... 408

Contributors to this volume ............................................................................................................................ 409




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                                                              VOLUME XLVIII (2004)

                                                                       CONTENTS

An Iona of the East: The Early-medieval Monastery at Portmahomack, Tarbat Ness
       By Martin Carver ..............................................................................................................................   1

English and Pictish Terms for Brooch in an 8th-century Irish Law-Text
        By Colmán Etchingham and Catherine Swift ………………………………………………….......                                                                              31

A Burial of a Viking Woman at Adwick-le-Street, South Yorkshire
       By Greg Speed and Penelope Walton Rogers ……………………………………………………...                                                                                  51

Making the Most of a Bad Situation? Glastonbury Abbey, Meare, and the Medieval
Exploitation of Wetland Resources in the Somerset Levels
        By Stephen Rippon ………………………………………………………………………………...                                                                                              91

A Medieval Lead Canister from Colchester High Street: Hoard Container, or Floor
Safe?
      By Howard Brooks, Nina Crummy and Marion M. Archibald ………………………………….... 131

The Evolution of a Medieval Scottish Manor at Perceton, near Irvine, North Ayrshire
       By Simon Stronach ………………………………………………………………………………... 143

Excavations at Dunineny Castle, Co. Antrim
       By T.E. McNeill ................................................................................................................................ 167

Notes and News
The evidence for royal sites in Middle Anglo-Saxon London (Robert Cowie) …………………………..... 201

Norwich Castle Fee (Elizabeth Shepherd Popescu) ....................................................................................... 209

Sweetness and light: chemical evidence of beeswax and tallow candles at Fountains Abbey, North York-
       shire (Jacquelyn Frith, Ruth Appleby, Rebecca Stacey and Carl Heron) ......................................... 220

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2003 ............................................................................................................ 229

Reviews
Christopher Gerrard, Medieval Archaeology: Understanding Traditions and Contemporary Approaches.
        (Stephen T. Driscoll) ………………………………………………………………………………. 351

Michel Bur, Le château d'Épinal XIIIe-XVIe siècle; Hervé Mouillebouche, Les maisons fortes en Bourgo-
       gne du nord du XIIIe au XVIe s, Marie-Pierre Baudry, Les Fortifications des Plantagenêts en Poi-
       tou 1154-1242. (Edward Impey) ....................................................................................................... 352

Manfred Gläser, Stand, Aufgaben und Perspektiven; Manfred Gläser, Der Handel; Manfred Gläser, Der
       Hausbau. (Dave Evans) .................................................................................................................... 354

Jan Klápštĕ, The Rural House from the Migration Period to the Oldest Still Standing Buildings. (Jane Gren-
       ville) ……………………………………………………………………………………….............. 357

Sarah Pearson and Bob Meeson, Vernacular Buildings in a Changing World: Understanding, Recording

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           and Conservation. (Matthew Johnson) ............................................................................................. 358

Karin Altenberg, Experiencing Landscapes: A Study of Space and Identity in Three Marginal Areas of Me-
       dieval Britain and Scandinavia. (Mark Gardiner) ............................................................................ 360

Riccardo Francovich and Richard Hodges, Villa to Village: The Transformation of the Roman Country-
       side in Italy c. 400-1000; Federico Cantina, Il castello di Montarrenti. Lo scavo archeologico
       (1982-1987): Per la storia della formazione del villaggio medievale in Toscana (secc.VII-XV);
       Étienne Hubert, L''incastellamento' en Italie centrale: pouvoirs, territoire et peuplement dans
       la valée du Turano au Moyen Âge. (Neil Christie) ………………………………………………... 361

Chris Fenton-Thomas, Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Landscapes on the Yorkshire Chalk. (Nick Thor-
        pe) ………………………………………………………………..…………………………........... 364

David Rollason, Northumbria, 500-1100: Creation and Destruction of a Kingdom. (Barbara Yorke) ......                                                  366

Stuart Losco-Bradley and Gavin Kinsley, Catholme: An Anglo-Saxon Settlement on the Trent Gravels in
        Staffordshire. (Jess Tipper) ............................................................................................................... 367

Sonia Chadwick Hawkes with Guy Grainger, The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Worthy Park, Kingsworthy,
       near Winchester, Hampshire. (Nick Stoodley) ................................................................................. 368

Gordon Malcolm et al., Middle Saxon London: Excavations at the Royal Opera House 1989-99. (Phil An.-
       drews) ………………………………………………………………………………………............ 370

David Sivier, Anglo-Saxon and Norman Bristol. (Mark Horton) .................................................................. 371

Barbara E. Grawford, The Papar in the North Atlantic: Environment and History, Barbara E. Crawford and
       Jon Gunnar Jørgensen, Papa Stour and 1299: Commemorating the 700th Anniversary of Shetland's
       FirstDocument. (Raymond Lamb) .................................................................................................... 373

Alexander R. Rumble, Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester: Documents Relating to the Topo-
       graphy of the Anglo-Saxon and Norman City and its Minsters. (Julia Grick) …………………….. 374

Anne Dodd, Oxford before the University: The Late Saxon and Norman Archaeology of the Thames Cros-
      sing, the Defences and the Town. (John Steane) ............................................................................... 375

Nigel Baker and Richard Holt, Urban Growth and the Medieval Church: Gloucester and Worcester. (Caro-
       lyn Heighway) ................................................................................................................................... 377

Rossella Rea, Rota Colisei: La Valle del Colosseo attraverso i secoli. (Neil Christie) …………………… 379

Edward Impey and Geoffrey Parnell, The Tower of London: The Official Illustrated History; Ivan Lapper
       and Geoffrey Parnell, The Tower of London: A 2000-Year History. (Amanda Richardson) ........... 380

Tuukka Talvio, Coins and Coin Finds in Finland A.D. 800-1200. (Markus Hiekkanen) …………………. 382

Richard Welander et al., The Stone of Destiny: Artefact and Icon. (Mark Hall) …………………………... 384

Short reviews
Catherine Hills, Origins of the English. (Tom Beaumont James) ................................................................. 385


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Dáithí Ó HÓgáin, The Celts: A History. (Nick Thorpe) ................................................................................ 386

Sonja Marzinzik, Early Anglo-Saxon Belt Buckles (Late 5th to Early 8th Centuries A.D.): Their Classifica-
       tion and Context. (Nick Stoodley) .................................................................................................... 387

Sheila McNally, Shaping Community: The Art and Archaeology of Monasticism. (Mark Horton) ……….. 388

Charles Coulson, Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central
        Middle Ages. (Matthew Johnson) ..................................................................................................... 388

James Bond, Monastic Landscapes. (Mark Horton) ..................................................................................... 389

David P. Bowler, Perth: The Archaeology and Development of a Scottish Burgh. (Tom Beaumont James)
       ............................................................................................................................................................ 390

Keith Branigan and Patrick Foster, Barra and the Bishop's Isles: Living on the Margin. (Neil Christie) … 391

Richard Fawcett, Scottish Medieval Churches: Architecture and Furnishings. (Stephen T. Driscoll) ……. 391

Panayota Volti, Les couvents des ordres mendiants et leur environnement à la fin du Moyen Âge. (Mark Hor-
       ton) …………………………………………………………………………………………............ 392

Sheila Bonds and Clark Maines, Saint-Jean-Des- Vignes in Soissons: Approaches to its Architecture, Ar-
        chaeology and History. (Mark Horton) ……………………………………………………..…….. 393

Madge Moran, Vernacular Buildings of Shropshire. (Matthew Johnson) …………...…………………...... 394

Phil Andrews et al., Charter Quay, The Spirit of Change: The Archaeology of Kingston's Riverside. (John
       Hines) ................................................................................................................................................ 395

Paola Galetti and Pierre Racine, I Mulini nell'Europa Medievale. (Neil Christie) ……………………….... 395

Mark Duffy, Royal Tombs of Medieval England. (Tom Beaumont James) ……………………………….. 396

Barbara J. Lowe, Decorated Medieval Floor Tiles of Somerset. (Amanda Richardson) ………………….. 397

Also received .................................................................................................................................................. 398

Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2003-2004 …………………………………………………... 401

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2003 ......................................................................................... 406

Contributors to this volume ............................................................................................................................ 407




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                                                                 VOLUME XLIX (2005)

                                                                         CONTENTS

An Early-medieval Monastic Cemetery at Llandough, Glamorgan: Excavations in
1994
       By Neil Holbrook and Alan Thomas ................................................................................................                        1

From Villa to Monastery: Llandough in Context
      By Jeremy K. Knight ........................................................................................................................            93

Symbols of Protection: The Significance of Animal-ornamented Shields in Early
Anglo-Saxon England
       By Tania M. Dickinson ……………………………………………………………………………. 109

New Light on the Origins of Open-field Farming?
      By Susan Oosthuizen ........................................................................................................................ 165

A Viking-age Valley in Iceland: The Mosfell Archaeological Project
       By Jesse Byock, Phillip Walker, Jon Erlandson, Per Holck, Davide Zori, Magnus
       Guðmundsson and Mark Tveskov ……………………………………………………………….... 195

Ceramic Petrology and the Study of Anglo-Saxon and Later Medieval Ceramics
       By Alan Vince ……………………………………………………………………………………... 219

The Dispersed Sculpture of Parthenay and the Contributions of Nuclear Science
       By Robert A. Maxwell, Lore L. Holmes† and Garmon Harbottle .................................................... 247

Re-used Boat Planking frorn a 13th-century Revetment in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
       By S.J. Allen, D.M. Goodburn, J.M. McComish and P. Walton Rogers ………………………….. 281

Notes and News
Geophysical Survey at Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland (Philip N. Wood) ……………………………. 305

De Courcy's Castle: New Insights into the First Phase of Anglo-Norman Building Activity at Carrickfergus
       Castle, Country Antrirn (Colm Donnelly, John Ó Néill, Tom McNeill and Paul McCooey) …….. 311

Recent Palaeoenvironmental Evidence for the Processing of Hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) in Eastern England
       During the Medieval Period (B.R. Gearey, A.R. Hall, H. Kenward, M.J. Bunting, M.C. Lillie and J.
       Carrott) .............................................................................................................................................. 317

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2004 ……………………………………………………………………… 323

Reviews
John Hines, Alan Lane and Mark Redknap, Land, Sea and Home. (Dawn M. Hadley) …………………... 475

Aliki Pantos and Sarah Semple, Assembly Places and Practices in Medieval Europe. (Orri Vésteinsson) .. 476

Anthea Harris, Byzntium, Britain and the West: The Archaeology of Cultural Identity A.D. 400-650. (Jona-
       than M. Wooding) ……………………………………………………………………………......... 477

Leslie Alcock, Kings and Warriors, Craftsmen and Priests in Northern Britain AD 550-850. (Ian Ralston)

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            ............................................................................................................................................................ 479

Attila Kiss, Das awarenzeitlichen Gräberfeld in Kölked-Feketekapu B. (Karen Høilund Nielsen) ……… 480

Stephen Rippon, Historic Landscape Analysis: Deciphering the Countryside. (David Griffiths) ………… 482

Tom Williamson, Shaping Medieval Landscapes: Settlement, Society, Environment. (James Bond) .......... 483

Anthony Quiney, Town Houses of Medieval Britain. (Roger Leech) …………………………………….... 484

David A. Hinton, Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins: Possessions and People in Medieval Britain. (Gabor Tho-
       mas) ................................................................................................................................................... 486

David Griffiths, Andrew Reynolds and Sarah Semple, Boundaries in Early Medieval Britain. (David A. Hin-
       ton) .................................................................................................................................................... 488

Bo Gyllensvärd et al., Excavations at Helgö XVI: Exotic and Sacral Finds from Helgö. (John Hines) ....... 489

David Hill and Margaret Worthington, Offa's Dyke: History and Guide. (Ian Bapty) …………………….. 490

Marie-Thérèse Zenner, Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of
       Jean Gimpel. (Tim Tatton-Brown) ………………………………………………………………... 492

Richard Marks, Image and Devotion in Late Medieval England. (John Crook) …………………………... 493

G.P. Brogiolo, Gli scavi al battistero di Mantova (1984-1987). (Neil Christie) …………………………... 494

Mogens Bencard, Aino Kann Rasmussen and Helge Brinch Madsen, Ribe Excavations 1970-76: Volume
      5. (John Hines) .................................................................................................................................. 495

Marco Milanese and Monica Baldassarri, Il castello e l'uliveto. Insediamento e trasformazioni del paesag-
      gio dalle indagini archeologiche a Massa in Valdinievole. (Neil Christie) ………………………. 497

Alan Hardy, Anne Dodd and Graham D. Keevill, Aelfric's Abbey: Excavations at Eynsham Abbey, Oxford-
       shire 1989-92. (Simon Roffey) ......................................................................................................... 498

Oliver Creighton and Robert Higham, Medieval Town Walls: An Archaeology and Social History of Urban
        Defence. (Tom Beaumont James) ..................................................................................................... 499

Mark Stoyle, Circled with Stone: Exeter's City Walls 1485-1660. (Richard A. Hall) ……………………... 500

Marco Milanese, Studi e ricerche sul villaggio medievale di Geridu. Miscellanea 1996-2001. (Neil Christie)
      ............................................................................................................................................................ 502

Gill Hey, Yarnton: Saxon and Medieval Settlement and Landscape. (John Steane) ………………………. 503

P.A. Rahtz and L. Watts, The North Manor Area and North-West Enclosure. (Wharram: A Study of Settle-
       ment on the Yorkshire Wolds 9; York University Archaeological Publications 11). (Andrew Rey-
       nolds) ................................................................................................................................................. 504

Gerd Stamsø et al., Borg in Lotofen: A Chieftain's Farm in North Norway. (David Griffiths) ……………. 505


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Anna Gannon, The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries. (James Graham-
      Campbell) .......................................................................................................................................... 507

Jean M. Cook (edited by Birte Brugmann et al.), Early Anglo-Saxon Buckets: A Corpus of Copper Alloy-
       and Iron-bound, Stave-built Vessels. (Martin Comey) …………………………………………..... 508

Günther Binding, Medieval Building Techniques. (Tim Tatton-Brown) ....................................................... 509

John Hines, Voices in the Past: English Literature and Archaeology. (Roberta Gilchrist) ……………….. 510

David Harrison, The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800. (Tim Tatton-Brown)
       …………………………………………………………………………………………………….... 511

Short reviews
Robert Van de Noort, The Humber Wetlands: The Archaeology of a Dynamic Landscape. (Nick Thorpe) 512

John Barnatt and Ken Smith, The Peak District: Landscapes Through Time. (Simon Draper) …………… 513

Judith Jesch, The Scandinavians: From the Vendel Period to the Tenth Century - An Ethnographic Per-
        spective. (James Graham-Campbell) ………………………………………………………………. 514

Jonathan Adams and Katherine Holman, Scandinavia and Europe 800—1300: Contact, Conflict, and Coe-
       xistence. (John Hines) ………………………………………………………………………….….. 515

G.P. Brogiolo, M. Ibsen, V. Gheroldi and A. Colecchia, Chiese dell'Alto Garda Bresciano. Vescovi, ere-
       miti, monasteri, territorio tra tardoantico e romanico. (Neil Christie) ………………………….... 515

Victoria Thompson, Dying and Death in Anglo-Saxon England. (Andrew Reynolds) ……………………. 516

Barney Sloane and Gordeon Malcolm, Excavations at the Priory of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Cler-
       kenwell, London. (Simon Roffey) ……………................................................................................. 517

Ole J. Benedictow, The Black Death 1346-1353: The Complete History. (Tom Beaumont James) ………. 518

Oliver Creighton, Castles and Landscapes. (Robert Liddiard) ……………………………………………. 519

Else Roesdahl, Bolig ogFamilie iDanmarks Middelalder. (David Griffiths) …………………………….... 520

John Naylor, An Archaeology of Trade in Middle Saxon England. (David Griffiths) …………………….. 520

Nordeuropaeisk Dyrestil, 400-1100 A. D. (Aleks Pluskowski) …………………………………………...... 521

Catherine E. Karkov, The Ruler Portraits of Anglo-Saxon England. (Barbara Yorke) ……………………. 522

Gale Owen-Crocker, King Harold II and the Bayeux Tapestry. (Ryan Lavelle) …………………………... 523

Brian Ayres, Norwich: 'A Fine City' (2nd edn.). (David Adams) .................................................................. 523

Jenny White Marshall and Claire Walsh, Illaunlough Island: an Early Medieval Monastery in County Ker-
       ry. (Mark A. Hall) ............................................................................................................................. 524

Also received .................................................................................................................................................. 525

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Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2004-2005 …………………………………………………... 529

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2004 …………………………………………………………. 535

Contributors to this volume ............................................................................................................................ 536




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                                                                     VOLUME L (2006)

                                                                          CONTENTS

'Special Deposits' in Anglo-Saxon Settlements
         By Helena Hamerow .........................................................................................................................              1

Beyond Villages and Open Fields: The Origins and Development of a Historic
Landscape Characterised by Dispersed Settlement in South-West England
       By S.J. Rippon, R.M. Fyfe and A.G. Brown ………………………………………………………                                                                                           31

The Origins of King's Lynn? Control of Wealth on the Wash Prior to the Norman Conquest
       By A.R.J. Hutcheson ……………………………………………………………………………….                                                                                                      71

Investing in Sculpture: Power in Early-historic Scotland
        By Meggen Gondek ……………………………………………………………………………….. 105

Reflections on a '9th-century' Northumbrian Metalworking Tradition: A Silver Hoard
from Poppleton, North Yorkshire
        By Gabor Thomas …………………………………………………………………………………. 143

Space and Structure at Caernarfon Castle
       By Michael Fradley ………………………………………………………………………………... 165

Evidence for the Dissolution of Thorney Abbey: Recent Excavations and Landscape
Analysis at Thorney, Cambridgeshire
       By John Thomas …………………………………………………………………………………... 179

Notes and News
A Lead Model for a Late 5th- or Early 6th-century Sword-pommel (Barry Ager) ………………………... 243

An Early Anglo-Saxon Bridle-fitting from South Leckaway, Forfar, Angus, Scotland
       (Tania M. Dickinson, Chris Fern and Mark A. Hall) ........................................................................ 249

Implements and Utensils in Gerefa and the Organization of Seigneurial Farmsteads in the High Middle
      Ages (Mark Gardiner) ……………………………………………………………………………... 260

Gerefa §§15 and 17: A Grammatical Analysis of the Lists of Nouns (John Hines) ……………………….. 268

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2005 …………………………………………………………………….... 271

Reviews
Chris Wickham, Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800. (John Hines) 401

Abigail Wheatley, The Idea of the Castle in Medieval England. (Colin Platt) …………………………….. 404

Robert Liddiard, Castles in Context: Power, Symbolism and Landscape 1066 to 1500. (Amanda Richard-
       son) .................................................................................................................................................... 405

Charles B. McClendon, The Origins of Medieval Architecture: Building in Europe, A.D. 600-900. (John
        Steane) ............................................................................................................................................... 407


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Kate Giles and Christopher Dyer, Town and Country in the Middle Ages: Contracts, Contacts and Inter-
       connections, 1100-1500. (Roberta Gilchrist) .................................................................................... 408

Barrie Cook and Gareth Williams, Coinage and History in the North Sea World, c. A.D. 500—1250: Es-
        says in Honour of Marion Archibald. (Lucia Travaini) .................................................................... 409

P.S. Barnwell and Marco Mostert, Political Assemblies in the Earlier Middle Ages. (Mark A. Hall) …….. 411

Alexandra Sanmark, Power and Conversion: A Comparative Study of Christianisation in Scandinavia. (Mä-
       rit Gaimster) ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 413

Sauro Gelichi and Cristina La Rocca, Tesoro: Forme di accumulazione della ricchezza nell'alto medioevo
       (secoli V-XI). (Neil Christie) ………………………………………………………………………. 414

Hazel Forsyth with Geoff Egan, Toys, Trifles and Trinkets: Base-Metal Miniatures from London 1200 to
       1800. (Peter Saunders) ……………………………………………………………….……………. 416

Quita Mould, Ian Carlisle and Esther Cameron, Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and
       Medieval York. (John Hines) ………………………………………………………………………. 417

Richard Hodges, William Bowden and Kosta Lako, Byzantine Butrint: Excavations and Surveys 1994-99.
       (Neil Christie) ……………………………………………………………………………………... 418

Rose M. Cleary and Maurice F. Hurley, Excavations in Cork City 1984-2000. (David Griffiths) ............... 420

Neil Finn, The Origins of a Leicester Suburb: Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Post-medieval Occupa-
        tion on Bonners Lane. (Alan Vince) ………………………………………………………………. 421

Rob Poulton, A Medieval Royal Complex at Guildford: Excavations at the Castle and Palace. (Tom Beau-
       mont James) ...................................................................................................................................... 423

Andy Shelley, Dragon Hall, King Street, Norwich: Excavation and Survey of a Late Medieval Merchant's
      Trading Complex; Adam Longcroft, The Historic Buildings of New Buckenham. (John Steane) ... 424

Jess Tipper, The Grubenhaus in Anglo-Saxon England: An Analysis and Interpretation of the Evidence from
        a Most Distintive Building Type. (Stuart Brookes) ........................................................................... 426

Anne Crone and Ewan Campbell, A Crannog of the First Millennium A.D.: Excavations by Jack Scott at
       Loch Glashan, Argyll, 1960. (Mark A. Hall) .................................................................................... 427

Vaughan Birbeck, The Origins of Mid-Saxon Southampton: Excavations at the Friends Provident St Mary's
      Stadium 1998-2000. (Christopher Scull) .......................................................................................... 428

Roberta Gilchrist and Barney Sloane, Requiem: The Medieval Monastic Cemetery in Britain. (Deirdre O'Sul-
       livan) ………………………………………………………………………………………............. 430

Tim Pestell, Landscapes of Monastic Foundation: The Establishment of Religious Houses in East Anglia
       c. 650-1200. (Andrew Reynolds) ………………………………………………………………... 431

John Schofield and Richard Lea, Holy Trinity Priory, Aldgate, City of London: An Archaeological Recon-
       struction and History. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ……………………………………………………...... 432


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Michael Müller-Wille, Zwischen Tier und Kreuz: Untersuchungen zur wikingerzeitlichen Ornamentik
       im Ostseeraum. (Aleks Pluskowski) ................................................................................................. 434

Rupert Bruce-Mitford, A Corpus of Late Celtic Hanging Bowls. (David Griffiths) ………………………. 434

Carola Hicks, The Bayeux Tapestry: The Life Story of a Masterpiece. (Mark A. Hall) …………………… 436

Jan Kock and Else Roesdahl, Boringholm: En Østjysk Træborg fra 1300-Årene. (Neil Christie) ……….... 437

Amanda Richardson, The Forest, Park and Palace of Clarendon, c. 1200—c. 1650: Reconstructing an Ac-
      tual, Conceptual and Documented Wiltshire Landscape. (James Bond) ………………………….. 438

Geoff Egan, Material Culture in London in an Age of Transition: Tudor and Stuart Period Finds
c. 1450-c. 1700 from Excavations at Riverside Sites in Southwark. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ………………… 440

Short reviews
David M. Palliser, Towns and Local Communities in Medieval and Early Modern England. (Tom Beau-
        mont James) ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 441

Federico Cantini, Archeologia urbana a Siena: L'area dell'Ospedale di Santa Maria della Scala prima
        dell'Ospedale. Altomedioevo. (Neil Christie) ................................................................................... 442

Richard Mortimer, Roderick Regan and Sam Lucy, The Saxon and Medieval Settlement at West Fen Road,
       Ely: The Ashwell Site. (Gabor Thomas) ............................................................................................ 443

Stuart Foreman, Jonathan Hiller and David Petts, Gathering the-People, Settling the Land: The Archaeolo-
        gy of a Middle Thames Landscape — Anglo-Saxon to Post-medieval. (Meggen M. Gondek) ........ 444

Mark Bowden, The Malvern Hills: An Ancient Landscape. (Nick Thorpe) .................................................. 445

Peter and Anne Duckers, Castles of Shropshire. (Oliver Creighton) ............................................................ 446

David Marcombe, Leper Knights: The Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem in England, c. 1150-1544. (Simon
       Roffey) ……………………………………………………………………………………….......... 446

José Avelino Gutiérrez Gonzàlez and others, Peñaferruz (Gijón): El castillo de Curiel y su territorio. (Ale-
       jandra Gutiérrez) ............................................................................................................................... 447

Christopher Gerrard, Paisajey seňorío - La casa conventual de Ambel (Zaragoza): Arqueología, arquitec-
        tura e historta de las Órdenes militares del Temple y del Hospital. (Luis García-Guijarro) ........... 448

Gerry Barnes and Tom Williamson, Hedgerow History: Ecology, History and Landscape Character. (Chri-
       stopher Dyer) .................................................................................................................................... 449

Tom Williamson, The Archaeology of Rabbit Warrens. (Richard Thomas) ………………………………. 450

Also received ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 451

Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2005-2006 ............................................................................... 455

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2006 ......................................................................................... 460


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Contributors to this Volume ………………………………………………………………………………... 461




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                                                                   VOLUME LI (2007)

                                                                        CONTENTS

Editorial                                                                                                                                                    vii

Boat-rivets in Graves in pre-Viking Kent: Reassessing Anglo-Saxon Boat-Burial Traditions
        By Stuart Brookes .............................................................................................................................        1
        Winner of the 2007 Martyn Jope Award

Reading the Multiple Lives of Pictish Symbol Stones
       By D.V. Glarke .................................................................................................................................       19

The Circulation of Early-medieval European Coinage: A Case Study from Yorkshire,
c. 650—c. 867
       By John Naylor .................................................................................................................................       41

The Introduction and Use of Masons' Marks in Romanesque Buildings in England
        By Jennifer S. Alexander ..................................................................................................................           63

Revisionism in Castle Studies: A Caution
       By Colin Platt ....................................................................................................................................    83

Water Management Strategies and the Cave-Dwelling Phenomenon in Late-medieval
Malta
       By Keith Buhagiar ……………………………………………………………………………….... 103

New Avenues for the Investigation of Currently Occupied Medieval Rural Settlement:
Preliminary Observations from the Higher Education Field Academy
        By Carenza Lewis …………………………………………………………………………………. 133

Notes
An Anglo-Saxon Figure-decorated Plaque from Ayton (Scottish Borders), its
Parallels and Implications (Alice Blackwell) ……………………………………………………………… 165

A 'Pictish' Brooch Mould from North Uist: Implications for the Organisation of Non-ferrous Metalwor-
         king in the Later 1st Millennium A.D. (Ewan Campbell and Andrew Heald) …………………….. 172

A New Date for 'Class A, Type I I A' Stirrup-strap Mounts, and some Observations on
their Distribution (Michael Lewis) ………………………………………………………………………… 178

A Monkey's Tale: The Skull of a Macaque found at Ryurik Gorodishche during Excavations in 2003 (Mark
      Brisbane, Ellen Hambleton, Mark Maltby and Evgenij Nosov) ....................................................... 185

A Medieval Water Carrier from Carlisle (Quita Mould) …………………………………………………... 191

Leslie Alcock (1925-2006) (Stephen T. Driscoll) …………………………………………………………. 199

Riccardo Francovich (1946-2007) (Richard Hodges) .................................................................................... 203

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2006 ............................................................................................................ 207


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Reviews
Kim Bowes & Michael Kulikowski (eds), Hispania in Late Antiquity. Current Perspectives. (A.H. Mer-
       rills) ………………………………………………………………………………………............... 303

Neil Christie, From Constantine to Charlemagne: An Archaeology of Italy. AD 300-800. (Paul Arthur)
       …………………………….………………………………………………………………………... 304

Thomas F.X. Noble (ed), From Roman Provinces to Medieval Kingdoms. (A.H. Merrills) ………............. 306

John T. Baker, Cultural Transition in the Chilterns and Essex Region, 350 AD to 650 AD. (Howard Wil-
        liams) ………………………………………………………………………………………............. 308

Sam Turner, Making a Christian Landscape. The Countryside in Early Medieval Cornwall, Devon and Wes-
      sex. (Stephen Rippon) ....................................................................................................................... 309

Howard Williams, Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain. (John Hines) …………………………. 310

Rosemary Cramp, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume VII: South-West England. (Sam Turner)
      …………………………………………………………………………………………………….... 313

Susan Tyler & Hilary Major, The Early Anglo-Saxon Cemetery and Later Saxon Settlement at Springfield
       Lyons, Essex. (Andrew Reynolds) ………………………………………………………………… 314

Penelope Walton Rogers, Cloth and Clothing in Early Anglo-Saxon England, AD 450-700. (Philippa Hen-
       ry) ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 316

Simon Keynes & Alfred P. Smyth (eds), Anglo-Saxons. Studies presented to Cyril Roy Hart. (Joanna Sto-
       ry) ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 318

Sarah Semple (ed), Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 13. (Gabor Thomas) …………….... 319

Martin Carver, Sutton Hoo: A Seventh-Century Princely Burial Ground and its Context. (Christopher Scull)
       ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 321

Michael J. Enright, The Sutton Hoo Sceptre and the Roots of Celtic Kingship Theory. (Michael Ryan) ..... 322

Catherine E. Karkov, Sarah Larratt Keefer & Karen Louise Jolly (eds), The Place of the Cross in Anglo-
        Saxon England. (David Parsons) …………………………………………………………...……... 324

Éamonn Ó Carragáin, Ritual and the Rood. Liturgical Images and the Old English Poems of the Dream of
      the Rood Tradition. (Mark A. Hall) ……………………………………………………………….. 326

Christopher Lowe, Excavations at Hoddom, Dumfriesshire. An Early Ecclesiastical Site in South-West Scot-
        land; Nick Aitchison, Forteviot. A Pictish and Scottish Royal Centre. (Mark A. Hall) .................. 327

George Henderson & Isabel Henderson, The Art of the Picts. Sculpture and Metalwork in Early Medieval
       Scotland. (Mark A. Hall) ………………………………………………………………………….. 330

Tim Pestell & Katharina Ulmschneider (eds), Markets in Early-medieval Europe: Trading and 'Produc-
       tive' Sites, 650-850. (Märit Gaimster) ……………………………………………………………... 331

Signe Horn Fuglesang & David M. Wilson (eds), The Hoen Hoard. A Viking Gold Treasure of the Ninth

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            Century. (Richard Hodges) …………………………………………………………………........... 333

Dagfinn Skre (ed), Kaupang in Skiringssal. (Richard Hodges) ..................................................................... 334

Mette Iversen, David Earle Robinson, Jesper Hjermind & Charlie Christensen (eds), Viborg Søndersø 1018-
        1030. Arkæeologi og naturvidenskab i et værkstedsområde fra vikingetid. (Viborg Søndersø 1018-
        1030. Archaeology and Science in a Viking Age Workshop Area). (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ………… 336

Christopher Woolgar, Dale Serjeantson & Tony Waldron (eds), Food in Medieval England: Diet and Nu-
        trition. (Richard Thomas) ................................................................................................................. 338

Anthony Emery, Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300-1500. Volume III. Southern En-
      gland; Anthony Emery, Discovering Medieval Houses. (Tom Beaumont James) ………………... 339

David M. Robinson, The Cistercians in Wales. Architecture and Archaeology 1130-1540. (Deirdre O'Sul-
       livan) ................................................................................................................................................. 342

Derek Hall, Scottish Monastic Landscapes. (Simon Ward) ........................................................................... 344

Richard Fawcett & Richard Oram, Dryburgh Abbey. (Glyn Coppack) ......................................................... 345

Reg Jackson, Excavations at St James's Priory, Bristol, Joanna Story, Jill Bourne & Richard Buckley (eds),
       Leicester Abbey. Medieval History, Archaeology and Manuscript Studies. (Tim Pestell) ............... 346

William D. Klemperer & Noel Boothroyd, Excavations at Hulton Abbey, Staffordshire, 1987-1994. (Glyn
       Coppack) …………………………………………………………………………………………... 349

Roberta Gilchrist, Norwich Cathedral Close. The Evolution of the English Cathedral Landscape. (David
       Baker) ................................................................................................................................................ 350

Andrew Spicer & Sarah Hamilton (eds), Defining the Holy. Sacred Space in Medieval and Early Modern
      Europe. (Roberta Gilchrist) ……………………………………………………………………….. 351

Elisabetta Neri, De campanis fundendis. La produzione di campane nel medioevo tra fonti scritte ed evi-
        denze archeologiche. (Caroline Goodson) ........................................................................................ 353

Martin Hansson, Aristocratic Landscape: The Spatial Ideology of the Medieval Aristocracy. (Oliver Creigh-
       ton) .................................................................................................................................................... 355

Stuart Prior, A Few Well-positioned Castles. The Norman Art of War. (Sarah Speight) ………………….. 356

Tim Ayers & Tim Tatton-Brown (eds), Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology at Rochester. (David
      Stocker) ............................................................................................................................................. 358

Hugh Willmott, A History of English Glassmaking AD 43-1800. (Rachel Tyson) ……………………….                                                                         359

Nicholas J. Cooper (ed), The Archaeology of the East Midlands. An Archaeological Resource Assessment
       and Research Agenda. (Iain Soden) .................................................................................................. 360

Richard Muir, Ancient Trees, Living landscapes. (Tom Williamson) ........................................................... 362

Short Reviews

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Susanne Biegert, Andrea Hagedorn & Andreas Schaub (eds), Kontinuitätsfragen Mittlere Kaiserzeit-Spä-
       tantike Spätantike-Frühmittelalter. (Neil Christie) ………………………………………………... 363

Peter Schmid, Die Keramikfunde der Grabung Feddersen Wierde (i.Jh. v. bis 5. Jh. n. Chr.). (Helena Ha-
        merow) ……………………………………………………………………………………….......... 365

Lloyd Laing, The Archaeology of Celtic Britain and Ireland, c. 400-1200. (Annia Kristina Cherryson) .... 366

Henrietta Quinnell, Trethurgy. Excavations at Trethurgy Round, St Austell: Community and Status in Ro-
        man and Post-Roman Cornwall. (Sam Turner) ……………………………………………...……. 366

David Howlett (ed), Muirchú moccu Macthéni's 'Vita Sancti Patricii'. Life of St Patrick. (Deirdre O'Sulli-
       van) …………………………………………………………………………………………........... 367

Edel Breathnach (ed), The Kingship and Landscape of Tara. (Audrey Horning) …………………………. 368

Paul Arthur, Byzantine and Turkish Hierapolis (Pamukkale). An Archaeological Guide (Neil Christie) .... 370

Silvia Lusuardi Siena (ed), I Signori degli Anelli. Un aggiornamento sugli anelli-sigillo longobardi in me-
        moria di Otto von Hessen e Wilhelm Kurze. (Neil Christie) ………………………………………. 371

Kim Bowes, Karen Francis & Richard Hodges (eds), Between Text and Territory: Survey and Excavation
      in the Terra of San Vincenzo al Volturno. (Martin Sterry) ………………………………………... 372

Elizabeth Fentress, Caroline J. Goodson, Margaret L. Laird & Stephanie C. Leone, Walls and Memory:
        The Abbey of San Sebastiano at Alatri (Lazio) from Late Roman Monastery to Renaissance Vil-
        la and Beyond. (Paul Arthur) …………………………………...…………………………………. 373

Kurt Schietzel (ed), Untersuchungen an Skeletresten von Tieren aus dem Hafen von Haithabu. (Jessica
       M. Grimm) ………………………………………………………………………………………… 374

Neils Vinding, The Viking Discovery of America, 985—1008. The Greenland Norse and their Voyages
        to Neufoundland. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ............................................................................................. 375

Mette Svart Kristiansen (ed), Tårnby. Gård og landsby gene, 1000 år. (Tårnby. Farm and Village through-
       out a Thousand Years). (Richard Thomas) ....................................................................................... 376

Steven Plunkett, Suffolk in Anglo-Saxon Times. (Matthew Godfrey) ……………………………………… 377

Michael John Lewis, The Archaeological Authority of the Bayeux Tapestry. (Andrew Reynolds) .............. 378

John R. Kenyon & Diane M. Williams (eds), Cardiff. Architecture and Archaeology of the Medieval Dioce-
        se of Llandaff. (Paul Courtney) ……………………………………………………………………. 378

Warwick Rodwell, The Archaeology of Churches. (Michael A. Hawkes) .................................................... 380

Bryony Coles, Beavers in Britain's Past. (Maisie Taylor) ............................................................................. 380

Aleksander Pluskowski, Wolves and the Wilderness in the Middle Ages. (Naomi Sykes) ……………….... 381

Derek Hurst, Sheep in the Cotswolds. The Medieval Wool Trade. (Richard Thomas) …………………….. 382


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Tim Jordan, Cotswold Barns. (Jeremy Lake) ................................................................................................ 383

Susan Oosthuizen, Landscapes Decoded. The Origins and Development of Cambridgeshire's Medieval
       Fields. (Richard Jones) ..................................................................................................................... 384

Chris Fenton-Thomas, The Forgotten Landscapes of the Yorkshire Wolds. (Paul Stamper) …………….... 385

Sam Turner (ed), Medieval Devon and Cornwall: Shaping an Ancient Countryside. (Sue Pearce) ............. 386

Ian D. Whyte & Angus J.L. Winchester (eds), Society, Landscape and Environment in Upland Britain. (Da-
        vid Griffiths) ..................................................................................................................................... 387

Neil Finn, The Origins of a Leicester Suburb. Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Post-Medieval Occupa-
        tion on Bonners Lane. (John Schofield) …………………………………………………………... 388

C. Treen & M. Atkin, Wharram. A Study of Settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds, X. Water Resources and
        Their Management. (Stephen Rippon) .............................................................................................. 389

Richard Thomas, Animals, Economy and Status: Integrating Zooarchaeological and Historical Data in
       the Study of Dudley Castle, West Midlands (c. 1100—1750). (Kristopher Poole) ........................... 390

George Nash & Brian Redwood (eds), Looking beyond the Castle Walls: The Weobley Castle Project.
       (Sarah Speight) .................................................................................................................................. 391

Rick Turner, Chepstow Castle. (Oliver Creighton) ....................................................................................... 392

Ian Roberts, The Medieval Cellar at Pontefract Castle. (Michael A. Hawkes) ………………………….... 393

Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Royal Inauguration in Gaelic Ireland c. 1100—1600: A Cultural Landscape Study.
        (Andrew Reynolds) ........................................................................................................................... 393

Clare McCutcheon, Medieval Pottery from Wood Quay, Dublin: The 1974-6 Waterfront Excavations. (Deir-
       dre O'Sullivan) .................................................................................................................................. 394

Volker Vogel (ed), Holzfunde aud dem mittelalterlichen Schleswig. (Märit Gaimster) ………………….... 395

John F. Haldon (ed), General Issues in the Study of Medieval Logistics. (Stuart Brookes) ……………….. 396

Joanna R. Sofaer, The Body as Material Culture: A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology. (Sarah Tarlow) .......... 397

Chris Scarre & Geoffrey Scarre (eds), The Ethics of Archaeology. (Mark Pluciennik) …………………… 398

English Heritage Historical Review, vol. 1. (Neil Christie) .......................................................................... 399

Roger-Alexandre Lefèvre (ed), The Materials of Cultural Heritage in their Environment. (Graham Mor-
       gan) ................................................................................................................................................... 400

Mark Pollard, Catherine Batt, Ben Stern & Suzanne M.M. Young, Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology.
       (Ian Whitbread) ……………………………………………………………………………………. 401

Bruce G. Trigger, A History of Archaeological Thought. Second Edition. (Neil Christie) ………….…….. 401


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Annual Report and Accounts of the Society, 2006-7 ………………………………………………………. 403

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2007 …………………………………………………………. 408

Contributors to this Volume ………………………………………………………………………………... 409

French, German and Italian Abstracts ……………………………………………………………………… 411

Notes for Contributors ……………………………………………………………………………………... 417




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                                                                VOLUME LII (2008)

                                                                      CONTENTS

Articles
Before Eoforwic: New Light on York in the 6th-7th Centuries
        By Cecily A. Spall and Nicola J. Toop .............................................................................................               1

Danevirke Revisited: An Investigation into Military and Socio-political Organisation
in South Scandinavia (c AD 700 to 1100)
        By Andres Siegfried Dobat ………………………………………………………………………...                                                                                        27

A Viking Boat Grave with Amber Gaming Pieces Excavated at Skamby, Östergötland,
Sweden
       By Martin Rundkvist and Howard Williams ………………………………………………………                                                                                    69

Jet and Related Materials in Viking Scotland
        By Fraser Hunter …………………………………………………………………………………... 103

Magic for the Dead? The Archaeology of Magic in Later Medieval Burials
       By Roberta Gilchrist ………………………………………………………………………………. 119
       Winner of the 2008 Martyn Jope Award

Fighting Yesterday's Battle: Beyond War or Status in Castle Studies
        By Oliver Creighton and Robert Liddiard ………………………………………………………… 161

Ramsey Abbey, Cambridgeshire: Excavations at the Site of a Fenland Monastery
      By Paul Spoerry, Rob Atkins, Stephen Macaulay and Elizabeth Shepherd Popescu ……………... 171

The Winchester Moot Horn
      By Nina Crummy, John Cherry and Peter Northover ……………………………………………... 211

The Late-medieval Roof over the Great Hall in Edinburgh Castle
       By Anna Crone and Dennis Gallagher …………………………………………………………….. 231

Monks and Local Communities: The Late-medieval Landscape of Troed y Rhiw,
Caron Uwch Clawdd, Ceredigion
       By Andrew Fleming and Louise Barker …………………………………………………………... 261

Notes
A New Date for Pictish Symbols
      By D.V. Clarke and Andrew Heald ……………………………………………………………….. 291

Late-Saxon Handled Ceramic Vessels from Southern England
        By Ben Jervis .................................................................................................................................... 296

Two Viking-Age Silver Arm Rings from near Selby, North Yorkshire
      By James Graham-Campbell ............................................................................................................ 307

Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2007
Portable Antiquities Scheme ……………………………………………………………………………….. 311


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Fieldwork Highlights ..................................................................................................................................... 335

Reviews
Matthew Innes, Introduction to Early Medieval Western Europe, 300-900. The Sword, the Plough and the
       Book. (Andrew Poulter) .................................................................................................................... 385

Roger White, Britannia Prima: Britain's Last Roman Province. (William Bowden) ……………………... 386

Stuart Brookes, Economies and Social. Change in Anglo-Saxon Kent, AD 400-900. Landscapes, Communi-
        ties and Exchange. (Christopher Scull) ............................................................................................ 388

Paul Booth, Anne Dodd, Mark Robinson & Alex Smith, Thames through Time. The Archaeology of the
       Gravel Terraces of the Upper and Middle Thames. The Early Historical Period: AD 1-1000. (Mat-
       thew Edgeworth) ............................................................................................................................... 389

Thomas R Kerr, Early Christian Settlement in North-West Ulster. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) …………………. 390

Christina Lee, Feasting the Dead. Food and Drink in Anglo-Saxon Burial Rituals. (Howard Williams) .... 391

Sarah Foot, Monastic Life in Anglo-Saxon England, c 600-900. (David Parsons) ………………………… 393

Rosemary Gramp, Wearmouth and Jarrow Monastic Sites. Volume 1 and Volume 2. (Roberta Gilchrist) .. 395

Rachel C. Barrowman, Colleen E Batey & Christopher D. Morris, Excavations at Tintagel Castle, Cornwall,
       1900-1999. (Mike McCarthy) ........................................................................................................... 397

Nick Higham (ed.), Britons in Anglo-Saxon England. (John Moreland) ....................................................... 398

Mark Redknap & John M. Lewis, A Corpus of Early Medieval Inscribed Stones and Stone Sculpture in Wa-
      les. Volume I: South-East Wales and the English Borders; Nancy Edwards, A Corpus of Early Me-
      dieval Inscribed Stones and Stone Sculpture in Wales. Volume I: South-West Wales. (Sam Turner) 400

Carlo Tedeschi, Congeries Lapidum. Inscrizioni britanniche dei secoli V- VII. Vol 1: Introduzione, edizione
       e commento. Vol 2: Tavole. (Susan Pearce & Anna Catalani) ......................................................... 402

Fred Orton & Ian Wood, with Clare A. Lees, Fragments of History. Rethinking the Ruthwell and Bewcastle
       Monuments. (John Moreland) ........................................................................................................... 403

Pierre Demolon (ed.), La nécropole Mérovingienne de Hordain (Nord). VIe-IXe Siècles après J-C (John
        Blair) ................................................................................................................................................. 405

Elisabeth Lorans (ed.), Saint-Mexme de Chinon, Ve-XXe siècles. (John Blair) …………………………….. 406

Odile Maufras (ed.), Habitats, nécropoles et paysages dans la moyenne et la basse vallée du Rhône (VIIe-
       XVe s). Contribution des travaux du TGV — Méditerranée à l'étude des sociétés rurales médiéva-
       les. (Kevin Walsh) ............................................................................................................................ 407

Henri Galinié (ed.), Tours antique et médiéval. Lieux de vie, temps de la ville. 40 ans d'archéologie urbai-
       ne. (Simon Esmonde Cleary) ……………………………………………………………………… 409

Lena Thunmark-Nylén, Die Wikingerzeit Gotlands. Text. III. 1. & 2. (Märit Gaimster) ………………….. 410


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Terje Spurkland, Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions. (Michael Lerche Nielsen) …………………... 412

Gitte Hansen, Bergen c 800—c 1170. The Emergence of a Town. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ………………….. 413

Richard Hodges, Goodby to the Vikings? Re-Reading Early Medieval Archaeology. (Alex Woolf) ……... 414

Kate Steane, with Margaret J. Darling, Michael J. Jones, Jenny Mann, Alan Vince & Jane Young, The Ar-
        chaeology of the Upper City and Adjacent Suburbs. (Gavin Speed) ……………………………… 416

Jo Lyon, Within these Walls. Roman and Medieval Defences North of Newgate at the Merrill Lynch Fi-
       nancial Centre, City of London. (Gavin Speed) ............................................................................... 417

Derek Seeley, Christopher Phillpotts & Mark Samuel, Winchester Palace. Excavations at the Southwark
       Residence of the Bishops of Winchester. (Tim Tatton-Brown) ……………………………………. 418

Mark Bailey, Medieval Suffolk. An Economic and Social History, 1200-1500; Norman Scarfe, Suffolk in
      the Middle Ages. (Edward Martin) ………………………………………………………………... 420

Carole Rawcliffe & Richard Wilson (eds.), Medieval Norwich. (Chris King) …………………………….. 421

Martin Henig & John McNeill (eds.), The Medieval Cloister in England and Wales. (Glyn Coppack) …... 422

Simon Roffey, The Medieval Chantry Chapel. An Archaeology. (David Parsons) ……………………….. 424

Philip Emery, Norwich Greyfriars: Pre-Conquest Town and Medieval Friary. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ......... 425

Miriam Clyne, Kells Priory, Co. Kilkenny: Archaeological Excavations by T. Fanning & M. Clyne. (Tom
       McNeill) ………................................................................................................................................ 427

Tony Waldron, St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire. A Parish Church and its Community. Volu-
      me 2. The Human Remains. (Charlotte Roberts) ………………………………………………….. 428

S. Mays, C. Harding & C. Heighway, The Churchyard. Wharram. A Study of Settlement on the Yorkshire
       Wolds, XI. (Annia Kristina Cherryson) ............................................................................................. 430

David Griffiths, Robert A. Philpott & Geoff Egan, Meols. The Archaeology of the North Wirral Coast. Di-
       scoveries and Observations in the 19th and soth Centuries, with a Catalogue of Collections. (Märit
       Gaimster) ........................................................................................................................................... 432

Mark Gardiner & Stephen Rippon (eds.), Medieval Landscapes. Landscape History after Hoskins, Volume
      2. (Niall Brady) ……………………………………………………………………………………. 433

Richard Jones & Mark Page, Medieval Villages in an English Landscape. Beginnings and Ends. (Andrew
       Reynolds) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 436

Marco Milanese (ed.), Vita e morte dei villaggi rurali tra Medioevo ed età moderna. Dallo scavo della vil-
      la de Geriti ad una pianificazione della tutela e della conoscenza dei villaggi abbandonati della Sar-
      degna. (Neil Christie) ........................................................................................................................ 438

David Austin, Acts of Perception: A Study of Barnard Castle in Teesdale. Volumes 1 and 2. (Robert Lid-
       diard) ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 439


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Andrew Saunders, Excavations at Launceston Castle, Cornwall. (Oliver Creighton) …………………….. 441

Tom Beaumont James & Christopher Gerrard, Clarendon. Landscape of Kings. (Marilyn Palmer) ............ 442

John Blair (ed.), Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England. (Bob Silvester) …………………. 444

Alan Cooper, Bridges, Law and Power in Medieval England, 700-1400. (Christopher Dyer) ……………. 445

Malcolm J.B. Hislop, John Lewyn of Durham. A Medieval Mason in Practice. (Anthony Emery) ............. 446

Frédéric Épaud, De la Charpente Romane à la Charpente Gothique en Normandie. Évolution des Techni-
        ques et des Structures de Charpenterie aux XIIe—XIIIe Siècles. (N.W. Alcock) ……………….... 448

Colin Breen, An Archaeology of Southwest Ireland, 1570-1670. (Audrey Horning) …………………..….. 449

David R.M. Gaimster, The Historical Archaeology of Pottery. Supply and Demand in the Lower Rhineland,
       AD 1400-1800. An Archaeological Study of Ceramic Production, Distribution and Use in the City of
       Duisburg and Its Hinterland. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ……………………………………………...... 451

Clive Orton (ed.), The Pottery from Medieval Novgorod and Its Region. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) …………... 452

Sarah Blick (ed.), Beyond Pilgrim Souvenirs and Secular Badges. Essays in Honour of Brian Spencer. (John
       Steane) ............................................................................................................................................... 453

Lauren Gilmour (ed.), Pagans and Christians — from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Papers in Honour of
       Martin-Henig, Presented on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday. (Andrew Reynolds) ..................... 455

Mario Buhagiar, The Christianisation of Malta. Catacombs, Cult Centres and Churches in Malta to 1530;
       Graham Jones, Saints in the Landscape. (Mark A Hall) ……………………………....................... 456

Catherine A.M. Clarke, Literary Landscapes and the Idea of England, 700-1400. (Keith Lilley) ............... 457

Wendy Davies, Guy Halsall & Andrew Reynolds (eds.), People and Space in the Middle Ages, 300-1300.
      (Mark A Hall) ................................................................................................................................... 458

Beverley Ballin Smith, Simon Taylor & Gareth Williams (eds.), West over Sea. Studies in Scandinavian
       Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300. A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara E. Craw-
       ford. (James Graham-Campbell) …………………………………………………………………... 460

Dirk Meier, Seafarers, Merchants and Pirates in the Middle Ages. (Joe Flatman) …………….………….. 462

C.M. Woolgar, The Senses in Late Medieval England. (Roberta Gilchrist) ……………………………….. 463

Short Reviews
Fraser Hunter, Beyond the Edge of Empire - Caledonians, Picts and Romans. (David Mattingly) .............. 464

Luke Lavan, Lale Özgenel & Alexander Sarantis (eds.), Housing in Late Antiquity. From Palaces to Shops.
       (J.A. Baird) ………………………………………………………………………………………… 465

Eva R. Hoffman (ed.), Late Antique and Medieval Art of the Mediterranean World. (Neil Christie) …….. 466

Ann Terry & Henry Maguire, Dynamic Splendor. The Wall Mosaics in the Cathedral of Eufrasius at Poreč.

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           Volume 1: Text; Volume 2: Illustrations. (Neil Christie) …………………………………………. 467

Andrea R. Staffa, I centri urbani dell'Abruzzo adriatico fra tarda antichità e altomedioevo. (Neil Christie) 468

Sauro Gelichi & Mitja Guštin, Stari Bar. The Archaeological Project 2004. Preliminary Report; Sauro Ge-
       lichi, The Archaeology of an Abandoned Town. The 2000 Project in Stari Bar. (Neil Christie) …. 468

Stephen L. Dyson & Robert J. Rowland, Jr, Shepherds, Sailors & Conquerors. Archaeology and History in
       Sardinia from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages. (Neil Christie) …………………………………. 469

Anne Haour, Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics. The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500 (David
      Edwards) ........................................................................................................................................... 470

Ian Glover & Peter Bellwood (eds.), Southeast Asia. From Prehistory to History. (Ruth Young) ………... 471

Simon Draper, Landscape, Settlement and Society in Roman and Early Medieval Wiltshire. (Stephen Rip-
       pon) ………………………………………………………………………………………………... 472

Nicholas Orme, Cornwall and the Cross. Christianity 500-1560. (Susan Pearce) ……………………….... 473

Phillip Williams & Richard Newman, Market Lavington, Wiltshire: An Anglo-Saxon Cemetery and Settle-
        ment: Excavations at Grave Farm, 1986-90. (Duncan Sayer) …………………..………………... 474

Winifred Stephens, Early Medieval Glass Vessels found in Kent. A Catalogue of the Glass Vessels of Euro-
       pean Migrants to Kent, from approximately AD 450-700, in Museums, Archaeological Trusts and
       Societies, and Private Collections. (Rachel Tyson) ……………………………………………….. 474

Mark A. Hall, Playtime in Pictland: The Material Culture of Gaming in Early Medieval Scotland. (Howard
      Williams) ........................................................................................................................................... 475

Susan A Johnston & Bernard Wailes, Dún Ailinne. Excavations at an Irish Royal Site, 1968-1975. (Deirdre
       O'Sullivan) ………………………………………………………………………………………… 476

John T Koch, in collaboration with Raimund Karl, Antone Minard & Simon O. Faoláin, An Atlas for Celtic
       Studies. Archaeology and Names in Ancient Europe and Early Medieval Ireland, Britain and Brit-
       tany. (Mark A Hall) ………………………………………………………………………………... 477

Uta Maria Meier, Die früh- und hochmittelalterliche Siediung bei Schuby, Kreis SchleswigFlensburg. (He-
       lena Hamerow) …………………………………………………………………………………….. 478

John D Niles, Beowulf and Lejre. (Richard Hcdges) ……………………………………………………..... 479

Morten Axboe, Brakteatstudier. (John Hines) ............................................................................................... 480

Klaus Düwel, Runenkunde. (John Hines) ...................................................................................................... 480

Clare Downham, Viking Kings of Britain and Ireland. The Dynasty of Ívarr to A.D. 1014. (Amanda For-
       ster) ………………………………………………………………………………………………... 481

Søren Thirslund, Viking Navigation. (Michael Hawkes) …………………………………………………... 482

Nils Hybel & Bjørn Poulsen, The Danish Resources, c. 1000-1550. Growth and Recession. (Amanda For-

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           ster) ................................................................................................................................................... 482

Per Lagerås, The Ecology of Expansion and Abandonment. Medieval and Post-Medieval Land-Use and
       Settlement Dynamics in a Landscape Perspective. (Stephen Rippon) …………………...……....... 483

Hadrian Cook & Tom Williamson (eds.), Water Meadows. History, Ecology and Conservation. (Stephen
       Rippon) ............................................................................................................................................. 484

Sieglinde Hartmann (ed.), Fauna and Flora in the Middle Ages: Studies of the Medieval Environment and
        its Impact on the Human Mind. (Richard Thomas) ……………………………………………….. 485

James Graham-Gampbell (ed.) with Magdalena Valor, The Archaeology of Medieval Europe. Volume 1:
       Eighth to Twelfth Centuries AD. (Roberta Gilchrist) ......................................................................... 485

John H. Arnold, What is Medieval History? (Elina Screen) .......................................................................... 486

John R. Kenyon, Castles, Town Defences and Artillery Fortifecations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
        A Bibliography 1945-2006. (Oliver Greighton) ................................................................................ 487

James Wright, Castles of Nottinghamshire. (Oliver Creighton) .................................................................... 487

Neil Phillips, Earthwork Castles of Gwent and Ergyng AD / 1050-1250. (Andrew Ferrero) ……………… 488

David Crouch, Tournament. (Neil Christie) ……………………………………………………………...... 480

Philip Ditchfield, La Culture Matérielle Médiévale. L'Italie Méridionale Byzantine et Normande. (Paul Ar-
        thur) ………………………………………………………………………………………............... 489

Ilaria Bignamini (ed.), Archives and Excavations. Essays on the History of Archaeological Excavations in
         Rome and Southern Italy from the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century. (Neil Christie) ............ 490

Rostislav Nekuda, The Agricultural Homestead in Moravian Medieval Villages. (David Morgan) ……… 491

Gábor Virágos, The Social Archaeology of Residential Sites. Hungarian Noble Residences and their Social
       Context from the 13th through the 16th century. An Outline for Methodology. (David Morgan) .... 492

Mahmoud K. Hawari, Ayyubid Jerusalem (1187-1250): An Architectural and Archaeological Study. (Mi-
     chael Burgoyne) ................................................................................................................................ 494

Ross Burns, Damascus. A History. (Denys Pringle) ...................................................................................... 494

Adrian J Boas, Archaeology of the Military Orders. A Survey of the Urban Centres, Rural Settlements and
        Castles of the Military Orders in the Latin East (c. 1120-1291). (Norman Housley) ...................... 495

Mark Gregory Pegg, A Most Holy War. The Albigensian Crusade and the Battle for Christendom. (Norman
      Housley) ............................................................................................................................................ 496

Tadhg O'Keefe, Archaeology and the Pan-European Romanesque. (Glyn Goppack) …………………….. 497

Glyn Coppack, Abbeys & Priories. (Andrea Augenti) …………………………………………………….. 497

Peter Davenport, Cynthia Poole & David Jordan, Archaeology in Bath. Excavations in the New Royal Baths

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          (the Spa), and Bellott's Hospital 1998-1999. (Mike McCarthy) ……………………………….….. 498

Tom Beaumont James, Winchester. From Prehistory to the Present. (Andrew Duncan Russel) …………. 499

Ken Pitt, Roman and Medieval Development South of Newgate. Excavations at 3-9 Newgate Street and 16-
        17 Old Bailey, City of London. (Nicholas J Cooper) ........................................................................ 500

N. Spry, J. Punshon & P. Moss, Priory Road Garden. Roman to Modern - Excavations at St Mary's Street,
        Gloucester. (Mike McCarthy) ……………………………………………………………………... 501

Jeffrey D. Hass, Medieval Selby. A New Study of the Abbey and Town, 1069-1408. (Glyn Coppack) ……. 501

Julian Munby, Richard Barber & Richard Brown, Edward III's Round Table at Windsor. The House of the
        Round Table and the Windsor Festival of 1344. (Henry Summerson) ……………………………. 502

Richard Fawcett (ed.), Royal Dunfermline. (Derek Hall) .............................................................................. 503

Kathryn Roberts (ed.), Lost Farmsteads. Deserted Rural Settlements in Wales. (David Griffiths) ……….. 504

Nigel R. Brown, A Medieval Moated Manor by the Thames Estuary: Excavations at Southchurch Hall,
       Southend, Essex. (Märit Gaimster) ................................................................................................... 505

Mick Rawlings, By a Crystal Brook. Early Riverside Settlement and a Medieval Chapel at.Sutton Poyntz,
       Dorset. (John Thomas) …………………………………………………………………………….. 505

Constance M. Fraser (ed.), The Northumberland Eyre Roll for 1293. (Christopher Dyer) ………………... 506

Aaron Allen, The Locksmith Craft in Early Modern Edinburgh. (Richard Rodger) ………………………. 506

Margarita Díaz-Andreu, A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology. Nationalism, Colonialism,
       and the Past. (Deirdre O'Sullivan) ………………………………………………………………… 507

Julie M. Schabitsky (ed.), Box Office Archaeology. Refìning Hollywood's Portrayals of the Past. (A.H. Mer-
        rills) ………………………………………………………………………………………………... 508

Also Received
Vasco La Salvia, Iron Making during the Migration Period. The Case of the Lombards ……………….... 509

Chris & Mücahide Lightfoot, A Bizantine City in Anatolia. Amorium. An Archaeological Guide ………... 510

English Heritage Historical Review, vol. 2, 2007 …………………………………………………………. 510

Eric Wood, The South-West Peak: History of the Landscape …….………………………………...……... 510

Annual Reports and Accounts of the Society, 2007-8 …………………………………………………... 511

List of Officers and Council of the Society, 2008 ……………………………………………………….. 516

Notes for Contributors ……………………………………………………………………………………. 517




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