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Excavations at Longbury Bank, Dyfed,and early medieval settlement in South Wales

Campbell, Ewan, Lane, Alan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1994-7803, Evans, John, Henderson, Jane ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3027-8452, Milles, A., Noodle, B. and Rouse, Amanda 1993. Excavations at Longbury Bank, Dyfed,and early medieval settlement in South Wales. Medieval Archaeology 37 (1) , pp. 15-77.

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Abstract

LONGBURYBANK, Dyfed is a native British early medieval settlement occupied in the 6th and 7th centuries A. D. The excavations in 1988-89 produced aseries ojarteJacts which provide evidence ojhigh status: imported Mediterranean pottery; continental pottery and glass; fine metalworking debris; and an unusual Type Gpenannular brooch. The site is unusual in being undefended and it is suggested that it belongs to a newly recognized class ojundefended high status secular sites, other possible examples ojwhich are discussed. The site is placed in its historical and landscape context through the use of pre-Norman and later documentation which appears to show a major shift in settlement in the 8th or 9th centuries.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Publisher: Maney Publishing
ISSN: 0076-6097
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 4 February 2019
Date of Acceptance: 1993
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2022 10:52
URI: https://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/117732

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