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The various personality of Britain's geographical region and cities presents groups with a robust feel of neighborhood identification. the most major beneficial properties of the southern British panorama is the best way that its personality differs from zone to zone, with compact villages within the Midlands contrasting with the sprawling hamlets of East Anglia and remoted farmsteads of Devon. much more awesome is the very "English" consider of the panorama in southern Pembrokeshire, within the some distance south west of Wales.
Hoskins defined the English panorama as "the richest old list we possess," and during this ebook Stephen Rippon explores the origins of nearby adaptations in panorama personality, arguing that whereas a few landscapes date again to the centuries both sides of the Norman Conquest, different components throughout southern Britain underwent a profound switch round the eighth century advert.
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G. Timby et al. 2007, 152–6), although in all areas there is a need for greater use of scientiﬁc dating of the latest stratigraphic horizons on late Roman sites to see how far their occupation extended beyond the use of pottery and coins. Note that all radiocarbon dates cited here are calibrated to the two sigma standard deviation. This, then, was the agenda behind this volume. In Chapter 2 we begin by looking at Somerset, where a characterization of the nineteenth-century landscape reveals that the county straddles the south-western boundary of the central zone, with villages and former common ﬁelds to the east, and a more dispersed settlement pattern and enclosed ﬁeld systems to the west.
G. Roberts 1987; Roberts and Wrathmell 2000), this study has undertaken a characterization of the landscape as a whole and in the context of the social/tenurial framework within which the countryside was managed. Roberts and Wrathmell, for example, used early nineteenth-century Ordnance Survey Old Series one inch to the mile maps of 1805–69, which only show settlements and roads, with the result that no account is taken of the character of the associated ﬁeld systems, or their relationship to parish boundaries.
In Domesday Stogursey was a large village with 38 villeins, 3 borders, and 3 freedmen (DB Som. 27,1), which later grew into a small borough with 15 burgesses in 1327 (Dickinson 1889, 276). The well-preserved motte and bailey castle, ﬁrst recorded in 1204, lies to the south of the village. See Croft and Aston 1993, 88 for further interpretation of the village plan. Fig. 4 Fig. 5 Farringdon Hill Farm Monk Wood Steyning Farm Lower Monkton Farm Higher Monkton Farm Cathanger Farm 0 1 km Farm Farm Fig.