The Anglo-Saxon Landscape
with Dr Rik Hoggett
at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo (map)
A look at the changing nature of the Anglo-Saxon landscape.
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
The Early Saxon Landscape.
|11.30||The Middle Saxon Landscape
This session examines one of the most important periods in the formation of the English landscape. Subjects to be covered include the growth of Multiple Estates and the effect of Christianisation on the organisation of the landscape.
The Late Saxon Landscape
|15:15||Themes in the Anglo-Saxon Landscape
This session will highlight some of the themes covered during the days and includes a brief look at 'what happened next' when the Normans invaded.
Rik Hoggett has conducted a wide range of archaeological fieldwork across southern England. A double graduate of Bristol University, for a number of years he was a director of the Sedgeford Project, investigating the Anglo-Saxon origins of a north-west Norfolk village. This led on to his PhD at the University of East Anglia on the Christianization of East Anglia where he also taught Landscape Archaeology at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. He currently works as an Archaeologist for Cambridgeshire County Council.
Aston, M., Monasteries in the Landscape (Tempus 2000)
Blair, J., The Church in Anglo-Saxon Society (Oxford 2005)
Bond, J., Monastic Landscapes (Tempus 2004)
Greene, P., Medieval Monasteries (Leicester University Press 1990)
Hamerow, H. F., Early Medieval Settlements (Oxford 2002)
Hooke, D., The Landscape of Anglo-Saxon England (London 1998)
Mayr-Harting. H., The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England (London 1972)
Pestell, T. , & K. Ulmschneider, Markets in Early Medieval Europe (Windgather 2003)
Rackham, O., A History of the Countryside (London 1986).
Warner, P.. The Origins of Suffolk (Manchester 1996)
Williamson. T., The Origins of Norfolk (Manchester 1993)
Please phone or email to check the availability of places and then send the application form and a cheque for £38, payable to Wuffing Education to:
4 Hilly Fields,
Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4DX
(tel : 01394 386498)