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Published: 19 June 2014

398 Pages | 24 black and white in-text images, 16pp colour plate section


ISBN: 9780198702955

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The Open Fields of England

David Hall

Medieval History and Archaeology

  • The first study to describe 100 years of pre-enclosure agricultural systems throughout England in one volume
  • Provides a useful Gazetteer, which covers field-systems in each of the English counties and opens the field up to future research in medieval agriculture
  • Offers detailed diagrams of the field types
  • Presents new data for Saxon-period sites - the latest research in the field
  • Emphasises the importance of Saxon-period data and its relevance to field systems