The development of Anglo-Saxon rural settlement forms

  title={The development of Anglo-Saxon rural settlement forms},
  author={Helena Hamerow},
  journal={Landscape History},
  pages={22 - 5}
  • H. Hamerow
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Economics, Geography
  • Landscape History
ABSTRACT A new generation of large-scale, mostly developer-funded excavations of Anglo-Saxon settlements are revolutionising our understanding of the socio-economic development of rural communities in the mid- to late Saxon periods. After characterising the settlement forms seen during the fifth to seventh centuries, this paper traces the diversification in the structure and layout of settlements from the later seventh century onwards and considers its causes, such as the possible relationship… 
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