Heighway, C. M. and Bryant, R., (1999). The Golden Minster: the Anglo-Saxon minster and later medieval priory of St Oswald at Gloucester.

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The Golden Minster: the Anglo-Saxon minster and later medieval priory of St Oswald at Gloucester
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Council for British Archaeology Research Reports
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117
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267
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A report on excavations carried out in the 1970s on the church founded c. AD 900 by Æthelred, Earldorman of Mercia and his wife Æthelflaed, daughter of Alfred the Great, where the relics of St Oswald of Northumbria were deposited. The work is divided into two parts: `Part I: Gloucester and the Minster of St Oswald: a survey of the evidence' by Carolyn Heighway & Michael Hare (1--29); and `Part II: the evidence' which is subdivided into: `The documentary evidence for the history of St Oswald's, Gloucester to 1086 AD' by Michael Hare (33--45); `The excavation and the structural evidence' (47--107); `General introduction' [to the finds] by Carolyn Heighway (108); `Roman building materials' by Richard Bryant, Carolyn Heighway & Arthur Price (108--9); `Medieval roof tile' by Philip Greatorex (109--10); `Medieval floor tiles' by Alan Vince (110--19); `Stained glass fragments' by Sarah Brown (119--22); `Anglo-Saxon and later medieval wall plaster' by Michael Webber (122--4); `The Roman pottery' by Carolyn Heighway & Caroline Ireland (124--6); `The samian ware' by Felicity Wild (126); `The medieval pottery' by Carolyn Heighway & Caroline Ireland (126--8); `The post-medieval pottery' by Caroline Ireland (128--30); `Bone and ivory' by Arthur MacGregor (131--4); `Romano-British brooch' by Donald Mackreth (138--9); `Roman coins' by Richard Reece (144--5); `Medieval and later coins' and `Reckoning counters and tokens' both by John F Rhodes & Malcolm Watkins (145); `Sculpture and architectural stone' by Richard Bryant (146--93); `The Roman, Anglo-Saxon, and medieval coffins' by Michael Webber (207--19); `Post medieval coffins and coffin furniture' by Carolyn Heighway & Eric Boore (219--26); `Post-medieval gravestones and epitaphs' by Carolyn Heighway (226--8); `Burials: the human skeletons' by Juliet Rogers (229--46). The appendix is entitled: `St Oswald's Priory: list of final periods and context groups' (247--50).
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Carolyn M Heighway
Richard Bryant
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1999
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187241494X
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Location - Auto Detected: St Oswalds Gloucester
Location - Auto Detected: Gloucester
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Roman
Temporal - Auto Detected: 1086 Ad By Boldmichael Hare 3345
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Medieval
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The British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography (BIAB)
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21 Jan 2002