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Bryan Thomas, 12B, #21

Prof. C. Creagh de Santizo

12th British Literature

April 13, 2018

Anglo Saxon Era, #15: Anglo Saxon Towns

Concepts and/or facts my listeners should learn from my presentation

 How anglo saxons towns are envisioned through archeological digs

 Buildings locations, materials

 Artifacts found

 Facts of their culture and lifestyle

Summary of presentation

 Building structure and materials (Barrow, M.)

o Anglo Saxon Houses (Barrow, M.)

o Image 1-5, reconstruction of anglo Saxon houses (Barrow, M.)

o The Hall (Barrow, M.)

o Image 6, reconstruction of a Hall (Barrow, M.)

o Anglo Saxon Villages (Barrow, M.)

o Image 7, reconstruction drawing of the Anglo-Saxon settlement at Bishopstone (Watts-

Pumpkin, E.)

 Town plan (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o The row-plan village theory (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Origin and Evidence of the row-plan village (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Image 8, Ufton as mapped in 1672 (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)


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 Settlement heartland (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Locations and Zones, contrast between eastern zones and rest of England (Watts-

Pumpkin, E.)

o Image 9, Wharram Percy map (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Settlement planning, the use of the unit perch (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

 Settlements Examples (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o West Fen Road Ely (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Image 9,10, West Fen Road, Ely analysis map (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Catholme, characteristics of the settlement found at the excavation (Watts-Pumpkin,

E.)

o Image 11, Excavation at Catholme (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Image 12, Analysis of Catholme map (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Stotfold, characteristics of the settlement found at the excavation (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Image 13, Analysis of Stotfold map (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Fowlmere, characteristics of the settlement found at the excavation (Watts-Pumpkin,

E.)

o Image 14, Analysis of Fowlmere village map (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

 Settlement pattern (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Origin of open field systems (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Social status based on settlements (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

o Image 15, Regional diversity in mid/Saxon England map (Watts-Pumpkin, E.)

 Excavation of a housing site in Cambridge (Weston Homes)

o Discovery of the village (Weston Homes)


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o Description of rare anglo-Saxon artifacts found (Weston Homes)

o Image 16-18, Artifacts found (Weston Homes)

 The Staffordshire hoard (Griffiths, S.)

o Discovery of the hoard (Griffiths, S.)

o Description of the artifacts (Griffiths, S.)

o Examination of artifacts (Griffiths, S.)

o How it confirms the descriptions of the poem Beowulf (Griffiths, S.)

o Image 19-32, artifacts (Griffiths, S.)

o Image 33, location of the discovery of the hoard map (Griffiths, S.)

Works Cited Page

 Barrow, M. (n.d.). Anglo Saxons Houses and Saxon villages. Retrieved from

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/saxons/houses.htm

 Watts-Pumpkin, E. (2017, September 25). Exploring Anglo-Saxon Settlement - Current

Archaeology. Retrieved from https://www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/features/exploring-

anglo-saxon-settlement.htm

 Weston Homes. (2017, June 9). 6th century settlement and anglo-saxon jewellery unearthed -

HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News. Retrieved from

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/01/6th-century-settlement-and-anglo-saxon-jewellery-

unearthed/113889

 Griffiths, S. (2017, June 9). 6th century settlement and anglo-saxon jewellery unearthed -

HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News. Retrieved from

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/01/6th-century-settlement-and-anglo-saxon-jewellery-

unearthed/113889