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Published: 01 January 2000

192 Pages

11 3/5 X 6 1/10 inches

ISBN: 9780859896528


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Hen Domen, Montgomery

A Timber Castle on the English-Welsh Border

Robert Higham and Philip Barker

Liverpool University Press

The motte and bailey castle at Hen Domen, Montgomery was occupied from the late eleventh century until c.1300. Excavations here lasted from 1960 to 1992, and remain the most detailed examination of this type of site to date. This volume marks the final stage in the publication of excavations and fieldwork carried out at the site, containing a summary of an earlier work published in 1982 by the Royal Archaeological Institute, and a full account of the project's findings since 1980.Its principal contents are the buildings whose foundations were recovered in the bailey and on the motte, the artefactual and environmental evidence and the castle's medieval landscape context. The book is profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs, including artist's reconstructions of the evolution of the site.

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