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The Shapwick project

The Shapwick project

an archaeological, historical and topographical study.

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Published by University of Bristol, Department for Continuing Education in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by M.A. Aston, T.A. Hall and C.M. Gerrard.
ContributionsAston, Michael, 1946-, Gerrard, Christopher., Hall, T. A.
The Physical Object
Pagination249p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17491382M
ISBN 100862924731

The Shapwick Project examined the development and history of an English parish and village over a ten thousand-year period. This was a truly multidisciplinary project. Not only were a battery of archaeological and historical techniques explored - such as field walking, test-pitting, archaeological excavation, aerial reconnaissance, documentary /5(13). Feb 07,  · An original and approachable account of how archaeology can tell the story of the English village. Shapwick lies in the middle of Somerset, next to the important monastic centre of Glastonbury: the abbey owned the manor for years from the 8th to the 16th century and its abbots and officials had a great influence on the lives of the peasants who lived there/5(9).

Aug 04,  · Buy Interpreting the English Village: Landscape and Community at Shapwick, Somerset 1st Edition by Michael Aston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). Hardy, PG , Geological Survey. in MA Aston (ed.), The Shapwick Project, A Topographical and Historical Study (2nd) Report. University of Bristol, Department for Continuing Education, pp. 58 - .

An original and approachable account of how archaeology can tell the story of the English village. Shapwick lies in the middle of Somerset, next to the important monastic centre of Glastonbury: the abbey owned the manor for years from the 8th to the 16th century and its abbots and officials had a great influence on the lives of the peasants who lived there. Hawk and Owl Trust 50th Anniversary AGM was held the International Bird of Prey Centre on Sunday 29th September Philip Merricks, after two terms as Chairman, has now stood down and did not seek re-election to the board. Also, after 20 years’ service Mike .


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The Shapwick Project, Somerset: The Shapwick project book Rural Landscape Explored (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs) [Christopher Gerrard, Mick Aston] on allmusictrends.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book provides an introduction to the Shapwick Project's objectives, geographical background and previous work in the Somerset.

It deals with excavations in the outlying parish and focuses on work in Cited by: 8. Oct 24,  · The Shapwick Project, Somerset book. A Rural Landscape Explored. The Shapwick Project, Somerset. DOI link for The Shapwick Project, Somerset.

The Shapwick Project, Somerset book. A Rural Landscape Explored. By Christopher Gerrard. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 24 October Book Edition: 1st Edition. Shapwick is home to Shapwick School which was founded in in Glastonbury, but moved into the village in It is a special school for children aged 8 to 18 with dyslexia.

Pupils aged 13 to 18 are based at Shapwick Senior School in the village, while those aged 8 District: Sedgemoor. The Shapwick Project began in as a ten-year, multi-disciplinary landscape investigation of the evolution of early and late medieval settlement patterns.

This volume sets out the methods used in the exploration of this wetland-edge landscape and summarises the long term micro-history of a community and its lands from early prehistory to the present day. The Shapwick Project, undertaken between is one of the most detailed studies of a single medieval settlement and its landscape.

A principal aim of the project was to examine processes of nucleation, a current hot topic in medieval archaeology. This book provides an introduction to the Shapwick Project's objectives, geographical background and previous work in the Somerset.

It deals with excavations in the outlying parish and focuses on work in the village at Shapwick House. Jan 31,  · Buy The Shapwick Project, Somerset: A Rural Landscape Explored (Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs) 1 by Dr.

Christopher Gerrard, Michael Aston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The main objective of the book is to investigate two questions that are directly related to our current understanding of the populations of the now submerged areas.

£ Palaikastro Building 1. This volume presents the results of the British School at Athens excavations into the complex stratigraphy in and around Building 1 from to. Nov 16,  · The fieldwork was mainly undertaken between andand there was a further five years of analysis and report writing.

One of the results was The Shapwick Project, Somerset: a Rural Landscape Explored, The Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph This is over a thousand pages (plus CD-ROM), and weighs over 3kg. Get this from a library. The Shapwick Project, Somerset: a rural landscape explored.

[Christopher M Gerrard; Michael Aston] -- First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &. Shapwick was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Whitley and the county of Somerset. It had a recorded population of households inputting it in the largest 40% of settlements recorded in Domesday (NB: households is an estimate, since.

SHAPWICK TOPOGRAPHY. The parish of Shapwick lies towards the eastern end of the north side of the Polden hills. It anciently included Withy, a small area adjoining Huntspill km. to the north-west, and presumably also Ashcott, which was considered a chapelry in the 13th century. Feb 17,  · A highly readable account of the Shapwick project is available in Mick's latest publication with Chris Gerrard, Interpreting the English Village.

Order. Shapwick Heath is a hectare ( acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest and national nature reserve between Shapwick and Westhay in Somerset, notified in It is part of the Brue Valley Living Landscape conservation allmusictrends.comnates: 51°09′33″N 2°48′52″W /.

All in all, the book is an excellent compilation of the history of Shapwick by authors who believe firmly in the continuity of the landscape. Medieval Settlement Research Group, No. 28 () - Christopher Taylor. One of the book's challenges to the reader is the fact that it is jam- Brand: Windgather Press.

Nov 01,  · The article is a wonderful summary of the wealth of details within Aston and Gerrard’s book Interpreting the English Village: landscape and community at Shapwick, which deserves a place on all readers’ shelves.

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Type Book Author(s) Christopher M. Gerrard, Michael Aston, Andrew Reynolds Date Publisher Society for Medieval Archaeology Pub place Leeds Volume The Society for. Posts about Shapwick Project written by Nigel Smith.

Until a couple of years ago, for quite a few summers I would spend a fortnight or so camping in Somerset with my children – one at a time, so I could individually tailor what we did to suit the. Looking for descendants of Rowley families from Shapwick and Meare in Somerset UK.

My gr gr gr grandfather John Rowley migrated to South Australia with his wife Charlotte Smith. John worked at the Manor House in Shapwick and was given a bible by the owner on his departure.

It is possible that abbot Dunstan, one of the great reformers of tenth century monasticism directed the planning of the village. The Shapwick Project examined the development and history of an English parish and village over a ten thousand-year period.

This was a truly multi-disciplinary project.The Shapwick Project, Somerset A Rural Landscape Explored, 1st Edition. By Christopher Gerrard, Mick Aston. This book provides an introduction to the Shapwick Project's objectives, geographical background and previous work in the Somerset.

It deals with excavations in the outlying parish and focuses on work in the village at Shapwick House.Christopher Gerrard is the author of The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), The Shapwick Pr /5(6).