Further Reading

The following references provide further information regarding both 'productive sites' and the broader interpretation of early medieval landscape, economy and identity.

Anderton, M (ed.) 1999 Anglo-Saxon Trading Centres: beyond the emporia, Cruithne (especially the papers by John Newman and Paul Blinkhorn).

Blair, J. 2005 The Church in Anglo-Saxon Society, Oxford University Press.

Chester-Kadwell, M. 2005 Metal-Detector Finds in Context: new light on 'Dark Age' cemeteries in the landscape of Norfolk, Archaeological Review from Cambridge 20(1), 70-96.

Hadley, D. and Richards, J.D. (eds.) 2000 Cultures in Contact: Scandinavian Settlement in England in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries, Brepols.

Hutcheson, A. 2006 The Archaeology of King's Lynn? Control of wealth on the Wash prior to the Norman Conquest, Medieval Archaeology 50, 71-104.

Leahy, K. 2000 'Middle Anglo-Saxon metalwork from South Newbald and the 'productive site' phenomenon in Yorkshire' in H.Geake and J.Kenny (eds.) Early Deira, Oxbow Books, 51-82.

Loveluck, C. 1998 'A high status Anglo-Saxon settlement at Flixborough, Lincolnshire, Antiquity 72, 146-61.

Maddicott, J. 2005 London and Droitwich, c.650-750: trade, industry and the rise of Mercia, Anglo-Saxon England 34, 7-58.

Mcnab, N. 2005 Archaeology and metal-detecting: A model for engaging the local community in a Greenfield development. This report can be downloaded free (pdf format) from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Naylor, J. 2004 An Archaeology of Trade in Middle Saxon England, BAR British Series 376, Archaeopress: Oxford

Naylor, J.D. & Richards, J.D. (2006) Detecting the Past: interpreting early medieval settlements through portable antiquities, Medieval Settlement Research Group Annual Report 20 (for 2005), 19-24.

Naylor, J.D. & Richards, J.D. (2005) Third-party data for first class research, Archeologia e Calcolatori 16, 83-91.

Pestell, T. and Ulmschneider, K. (eds.) 2003 Markets in Early Medieval Europe: Trading and 'Productive Sites', c.650-850, Windgather Press.

Pitts, M. 2004 Cumbrian Heritage British Archaeology no. 79 (Nov/Dec 2004), 28-31.

Richards, J.D. 1999a 'What's so special about 'productive sites'?' in T. Dickinson and D. Griffiths (eds.) The Making of Kingdoms, Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 10, Oxbow Books, 71-80.

Richards, J.D. 1999b 'Cottam: An Anglian and Anglo-Scandinavian settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds', Archaeological Journal 156, 1-110. (To see the archive for this project please click here)

Ulmschneider, K. 2000 Markets, Minsters and Metal-detectors: the archaeology of Middle Saxon Lincolnshire and Hampshire compared, BAR British Series 307, Archaeopress: Oxford.


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