Romney Marsh: the Debatable Ground (Oxford University Committee for Archaeology Monographs S.)
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Romney Marsh

the Debatable Ground (Oxford University Committee for Archaeology Monographs S.)

By Jill Eddison (Edited by), Mark Gardiner (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 174 pages
Other Information: with over 50 illus
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 June 1995
These papers chart the evolution, occupation and reclamation of perhaps the least known of England's southern wetlands including Denge Beach and Denge Marsh, Brede valley and the tidal marshes at Belgar, Lydd.

Table of Contents

The morphology and evolution of Denge Beach and Denge Marsh, Andrew Plater, and Antony Long; a palaeoenvironmental investigation of the "Midley Sand" and associated deposits at the Midley church bank, Antony Long and Jim Innes; the proposed northern course of the Rother - a sedimentological and microfaunal investigation, Martin Wass; the medieval houses of the marsh, Sarah Pearson; Hope All Saints - a survey of the ruins and earthworks, Maureen Bennell; agricultural policy on the manors of the principal lords of the Romney Marshes and the marshland fringe, c.1250-1320, Anthony Gross and Andrew Butcher; medieval salt-making and the inning of tidal marshes at Belgar, Lydd, Eleanor Vollans; medieval farming and flooding in the Brede Valley, Mark Gardiner; the impact of marshland drainage on Rye harbour, 1550-1650, Stephen Hipkin; attempts to clear the Rother Channel, 1613-1624, Jill Eddison; drainage of Romney Marsh and maintenance of the Dymchurch Wall in the early 17th century, Dorothy Beck.

EAN: 9780947816414
ISBN: 0947816410
Publisher: Oxford University School of Archaeology
Age Range: 15+ years
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