Estate Landscapes in England: Interpretive Archaeologies

  • Tom Williamson
Part of the Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA)


Landed estates in post-medieval England have been studied for many years by archaeologists, geographers and economic and social historians (Clemenson, 1982; Daniels and Seymour, 1990; Rawding, 1992). Much of this work has concentrated on the mansion and its immediate surroundings (Aston, 1978; Brown, 1991; Currie and Locock, 1991; Dix et al., 1995; Everson and Williamson, 1998 Johnson, 1999; Pattison, 1998; Taylor, 1983; West, 1999; Williamson, 1998). But attention has also been paid to the wider countryside in (for example) Jon Finch’s examination of the impact of fox hunting on the development of the landscape or Wade Martin’s work on “model” farm buildings (Finch, 2004; Wade Martins, 2002).


Eighteenth Century Landscape Design Scattered Tree Kitchen Garden Farm Building 
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  1. 1.School of History, University of East AngliaNorfolkUK

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