A Landscape History of ‘Greater East Anglia’
with Edward Martin
at the Old Court, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||Setting the Scene – the land, soils and early settlement.|
|11.45||Settlements – halls and churches, manors and moats.|
|14:00||Communal pastures and secondary settlements – greens, commons and tyes.|
|15:15||Field systems and the characterisation of the landscape.|
Edward Martin has worked as an archaeologist with Suffolk County Council for many years, specialising in historic landscape studies. He co-edited An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (3rd edition 1999) and has written and lectured widely on the archaeology and history of gardens, buildings and the landscape. He is chairman of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History and a regular archaeology commentator on Radio Suffolk.
Bailey, M. 2007: Medieval Suffolk. An Economic and Social History, 1200-1500. Boydell: Woodbridge.
Dymond, D. and Martin, E. (eds) 1999: An Historical Atlas of Suffolk. Suffolk County Council: Ipswich (3rd ed.).
Hunter, J. 1999: The Essex Landscape. A Study of its Form and History, Essex Record Office: Chelmsford.
Martin, E. 2007 : ‘Wheare most Inclosures be: The Making of the East Anglian Landscape’ in M. Gardiner and S. Rippon (eds) Landscape History after Hoskins. Medieval Landscapes, Windgather Press: Macclesfield, 122-36.
Martin, E. 2011: ‘Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex: Medieval Rural Settlement in “Greater East Anglia”’ in N. Christie and P. Stamper (eds) Medieval Rural Settlement. Britain and Ireland, AD 800-1600, Windgather Press, Oxford, 225-48.
Martin, E. and Satchell, M. 2008: Wheare most Inclosures be. East Anglian Fields: History, Morphology and Management, East Anglian Archaeology 124.
Roberts, B.K. and Wrathmell, S. 2002: Region and Place. A study of English rural settlement, English Heritage: London.
Warner, P., 1996: The Origins of Suffolk, Manchester University Press: Manchester.
Williamson, T. 2003: Shaping Medieval Landscapes. Settlement, Society, Environment, Windgather Press: Macclesfield.
Williamson, T. 2006: England’s Landscape. East Anglia, English Heritage and Collins, London.
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