Settlement and Monasticism at Ripon, North Yorkshire, From the 7th to 11th Centuries A.D.

@article{Hall1996SettlementAM,
  title={Settlement and Monasticism at Ripon, North Yorkshire, From the 7th to 11th Centuries A.D.},
  author={R. A. Hall and Mark R. Whyman and Gillian Fellows-Jensen and Joy Langston and Arthur Macgregor and Catherine Mortimer and Patrick Ottaway and Erica Paterson and J. Price and Nicola Rogers and Dominic Tweddle and Jacqui Watson},
  journal={Medieval Archaeology},
  year={1996},
  volume={40},
  pages={62-150}
}
Archaeological investigations of a number of small sites, combined with information provided by antiquarian writers, indicate the existence of a number of churches and/or cemeteries in the vicinity of Ripon Cathedral. In two cases these demonstrably originate in the 8th century or earlier, and in the other, less well documented instances an early origin seems likely. It is suggested that these sites are early ecclesiastical nuclei associated with the known 7th.-century monastery at Ripon, and a… 

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