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Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station [electronic resource] : Excavation and survey at Housesteads, 1954℗ئ95
Published London : English Heritage Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (659 pages)
Series Archaeological reports
Archaeological reports (Great Britain. Department of the Environment)
Contents 9781848021655_V1_all; Front cover; Prelims; Half title; Title page; Contents; Preface; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Summary; Résumé; Zusammenfassung; Chapter 1 -- Introduction; Chapter 2 -- Hadrian's Wall and pre-Roman agricultural activity; Chapter 3 -- The primary fort; Chapter 4 -- Modifications to the primary fort; Chapter 5 -- The chalet phase; Chapter 6 -- Modifications to the chalet phase; Chapter 7 -- Post-Roman occupation in the north-east quarter; Chapter 8 -- Excavation and survey of the principia and the gateways; Chapter 9 -- The development of the defences and rampart areas
Chapter 10 -- Investigation in the environs of Housesteads, 1976-1995Chapter 11 -- Discussion: aspects of the site's history; Endmatter; Fold-out illustrations; Figs 3.3 and 3.4; Fig 3.5; Figs 3.15 and 3.16; Figs 4.7 and 4.8; Fig 4.15; Fig 4.28; Figs 5.4 and 5.5; Figs 5.16 and 5.17; Figs 5.18 and 5.19; Fig 5.24; Fig 5.25; Figs 6.16 and 6.17; Fig 10.1; Fig 10.7; Imprint; 9781848021655_V2_all; Front cover; Prelims; Half title; Title page; Contents; Introduction to Volume 2; Introduction du volume 2; Einleitung in Band 2; Frontispiece; Chapter 12 -- The stonework, brick and tile; Chapter 13 -- The coins
Chapter 14 -- The small findsChapter 15 -- The samian ware; Chapter 16 -- The coarseware; Chapter 17 -- The glass vessels; Chapter 18 -- The graffiti; Chapter 19 -- The botanical evidence; Chapter 20 -- The metalworking debris; Chapter 21 -- The worked flint; Endmatter; Bibliography; Index; Imprint
Summary Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally Buildings XIII, XIV and XV, plus stretches of rampartbetween the north and east gates, along with a multitude of features and stratigraphic evidence, revealing not only the sequences but also large finds assemblages. In addition to shedding m
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ISBN 1848021658