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Excavations at Melbourne Street, Southampton, 1971-76

Philip Holdsworth

CBA Research Report No 33 (1980)

Southampton Archaeological Research Committee: Report 1

ISBN 0 900312 82 3


Abstract

Title page of report 33

In 1971 a Working Committee was established to assess the long-term archaeological needs of Southampton arising from urban development. As a result of the Working Committee's report (Agenda and Working Papers of the Inaugural Meeting, 1971), the inaugural meeting of the Southampton (Archaeological) Research Committee was held in October 1971, with the aims of promoting the study of the past of Southampton and of coordinating archaeological research on sites of all periods within the City boundary. This publication is the first in a series on the excavations undertaken by the Southampton Archaeological Research Committee on the site of the Anglo-Saxon town of Southampton. The first volume includes important and definitive contributions on the geology of the sites by Dr Myra Shackley, and the place-name evidence by Mr Alexander Rumble, and the Committee is grateful to them and to the other specialists for their reports. The excavations, which are described by the supervisors of the sites, took place between 1971 and 1976. Site I was excavated under the direction of Mr Peter Addyman, Sites IV-VI under that of Mr Laurence Keen, and Site XX under that of Mr Philip Holdsworth. Preparation of the reports was initiated by Mr Keen.

Contents

  • Title pages
    • Contents (pp iii-iv)
    • Foreword by John Barr (pp vi)
    • Acknowledgements by Philip Holdsworth (pp vi)
    • Introduction: Saxon Southampton by Philip Holdsworth (pp 1-3)
    • The 'Hamwih' brickearths by Myra L Shackley (pp 3-7)
    • HAMTVN alias HAM WIC (Saxon Southampton): the place-name traditions and their significance by Alexander R Rumble (pp 7-20)
  • THE MELBOURNE STREET SITES (pp 20-40)
    • General Introduction by Philip Holdsworth (pp 20-22)
    • SARC Site I (pp 22-25)
    • SARC Sites IV and V by P Cottrell (pp 25-31)
    • SARC Site VI by Philip Holdsworth (pp 31-35)
    • SARC Site XX by David Burrett and Philip Holdsworth (pp 35-40)
  • THE MELBOURNE STREET OBJECTS (pp 40-77)
    • General Introduction by David A Hinton (p 40)
    • The pottery by Richard Hodges (pp 40-59)
    • The glass by John Hunter (pp 59-72)
    • The coins by Muriott Archibald and Daphne Nash (pp 72-73)
    • The bronze, iron, lead and wood by David A Hinton (pp 73-75)
    • The stones by D P S Peacock (pp 75-77)
    • The bone and antler objects by David A Hinton (p 77)
  • THE MELBOURNE STREET ENVIRONMENTAL DATA (pp 78-128)
    • Human Skeletal and dental remains by Peter Cook (pp 78-79)
    • The animal bones by Jennifer Bourdillon and Jennie Coy (pp 79-121)
    • The marine molluscs by Jessica Winder (pp 121-128)
    • The seed remains by M Monk (pp 128-133)
    • Summary by Philip Holdsworth (pp 133-134)
    • Sommaire: Zusammenfassung (pp 134-135)
    • Bibliography (pp 135-138)
    • Index (pp 138-140)

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