An Archaeology of Town Commons in England

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Commons are treasured amenities in many towns, yet their history and archaeology have been little studied. This English Heritage illustrated survey examines a representative selection of town commons across England, charting their historical functions – as pasture, sources of wood and fruit, and as venues for public festivities, meetings and military exercises – and it assesses modern threats to commons’ survival. Slightly off-mint.

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An Archaeology of Town Commons in England

An Archaeology of Town Commons in England

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Paperback112pp Illustrated275x220mm

9781848020351     Product Code: 215401

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Commons are treasured amenities in many towns, yet their history and archaeology have been little studied. This English Heritage illustrated survey examines a representative selection of town commons across England, charting their historical functions – as pasture, sources of wood and fruit, and as venues for public festivities, meetings and military exercises – and it assesses modern threats to commons’ survival. Slightly off-mint.

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