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An Anglo-Saxon great hall complex at Sutton Courtenay/Drayton, Oxfordshire : a royal centre of early Wessex?

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An archaeological evaluation at the site of an Anglo-Saxon ‘great hall complex’ at Sutton Courtenay/Drayton, Oxfordshire (NGR 448733 193671), previously known primarily from aerial photographs and metal-detector finds, included the partial excavation of two large timber buildings. One of these had been cut into a prehistoric mound or bank and proved to be the largest Anglo-Saxon ‘great hall’ yet identified. The smaller building overlay an earlier sunken-featured building of probable sixth-cen...

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Archaeological Journal
Volume:
172
Issue:
2
Pages:
325-350
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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2014-11-19
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2373-2288
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0066-5983
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English
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