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The place-name evidence for a routeway network in early Medieval England

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Evidence for routes in use in the early medieval period from documents and excavations is fragmentary, and from maps is nil, but place-names help to fill the gap. Known early roads, travellers and possible origins of place-names are considered before detailed examination of the place-names that consistently occur by routeways. Ways of measuring proximity of named settlements to routeways, including the chi-squared test and dispersion graphs, are described.

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Kellogg College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Dept. for Continuing Education

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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602730563
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uuid:f098ff71-7f78-45a8-b8a2-efd9c0e26345
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td:602730562

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