The archaeology of burgage plots in Scottish medieval towns: a review

Russel Coleman (Author)

Catherine Smith (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Street Frontage
Period(s):
Medieval

Abstract


Burgage plots, typically narrow strips of land with a house near the street frontage, are one of the most striking features of the medieval townscape. Archaeological excavations in Scottish burghs over the last twenty-five years have recovered considerable evidence concerning their nature, development and function, and the paper aims to provide an overview of the archaeological evidence for this feature of Scottish burghs. Includes a specialist report on

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Published
30-11-2005
How to Cite
Coleman, R., & Smith, C. (2005). The archaeology of burgage plots in Scottish medieval towns: a review. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 134, 281-323. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9608
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