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An Anglo-Saxon Great Hall Complex at Sutton Courtenay/drayton, Oxfordshire: A Royal Centre of Early Wessex?

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An archaeological evaluation at the site of an Anglo-Saxon ‘great hall complex’ at Sutton Courtenay/Drayton (NGR 448733, 193671), previously known primarily from aerial photographs and metal-detector finds, included the partial excavation of two large timber buildings. One of these proved to be the largest Anglo-Saxon ‘great hall’ yet identified and had been cut into a prehistoric mound or bank. The smaller building overlay an earlier sunken-featured building of probable sixth-century date. T...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Institution:
Wessex Archaeology
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Journal:
The Archaeological Journal
Volume:
172
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2015-06-05
URN:
uuid:b5a7a048-f9a8-40f6-b85d-d4ff346a7090
Local pid:
ora:9954

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