An Archaeometallurgical Bibliography
British Section

This section contains references to works dealing with purely British archaeometallurgy and history of metallurgy amd metals. As such it consists mainly of report from sites located in Wales, Scotland and England. For works of a more general interest look in the main bibliography,

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Note: Links attached to the author's name indicate that there are on-line abstracts for those papers

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Allason-Jones, L. and Dungworth, D.B. 1997. Metalworking on Hadrian's Wall. In W. Greonmann-van Waateringe, B.L. van Beek, W.J.H. Willems and S.L. Synia (eds) Roman Frontier Studies 1995. Proceedings of the XVIth Congress of Roman  Frontier Studies. Oxford: Oxbow, 317-321. ISBN  1  900188 47 .

Archibald, M., Lanf, J.R.S., Milne, G., 1995. 'Four early medieval coin dies from the London waterfront.', Numismatic Chronicle 165-200

Awty B., 1996. 'Early cast irons and the impact of fuel availability on their production', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc. 30 17-22
 

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Barclay, A., Fell, V. and Wallis, J., 1995. 'An iron socketted axehead from the River Thames, Buscot, Oxfordshire', Oxoniensia60 417-419

Blaylock S.R. 1996: 'Bell and cauldron Founding in Exeter', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc. 30 72-82

Burnham B.C. 1997. 'Roman mining at Dolaucothi: The implications of the 1991-3 excavation near the Carreg Pumsaint', Britannia28 325-336
 

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Chatwin A. 1997. 'Some Gloucestershire ironmasters', J. Historical Metallurgy Society 31 17-24

Craddock,P.T., 1995. 'Report on the metalworking debris from room 1', in "Excavations at the Romano-British bath-house, Poverest Road, Orpington, 1993' by Tyler,D., & Tyler,A., Archives 17(2) 36

Craddock, P.T., 1994. 'Recent progress in the study of early mining and metallurgy in the British Isles'. Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 28 (2) 69-83

Crossley, D., 1996. 'The blast furnace at Rockley, South Yorkshire', Archaeological Journal 152 291-380
 

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Day J. 1995. 'Trade, and innovation in non-ferrous metals at Bristol', in Hook & Gaimster (eds) 1995 205-220

Dungworth D.B. 1996. 'The production of copper alloys in Iron Age Britain', Proceedings of Prehistoric Society62 399-421

Dungworth, D.B. 1997. Iron Age and Roman copper alloys from northern Britain.  Internet Archaeology 2. URL = http://intarch.york.ac.uk/journal/issue2/dungworth_index.html
 

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Egan G. 1996. 'Some archaeological evidence for metalworking in London c. 1050 AD - c. 1700 AD.', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc. 30 83-94

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Fell V 1997. 'Iron Age files from England', Oxford Journal of Archaeology 16 79-97

Fell, V. and Salter C.J. 1998. 'Metallographic examination of seven Iron Age ferrous axeheads from  England', J.Historical Metallurgy Soc 32(1) 1-6

Fitzpatrick A.P. 1996: 'Night and day: the symbolism of astral signs on Later Iron Age Anthromorphic short swords', Proceedings Prehistoric Society 62 373-398
 
 

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Halkon P. 1997. 'Fieldwork on early iron working sites in East Yorkshire', J. Historical Metallurgy Society31 12-16

Hall, A.J.  and Photos-Jones, E. 1999, 'The bloomery mounds of the Scottish Highlands. Part 2: A review of iron Mineralization', J. Historical Metallurgy Society32(2) 54-66

Hook,D.R.; Tite,M. S. (1995) 'Report on three samples taken from a mortar for grinding gold and mercury found in Saxon Southampton'. In Hinton, D.A. 1995, "Southampton Finds Volume Two, the Gold, Silver and Other Non-Ferrous Alloy Objects from Hamwic, and the Non-Ferrous Metalworking Evidence" Southampton Archaeological Research Committee, Southampton 80-81

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Jackson,R.P.J.; Craddock,P.T., 1995. 'The Ribchester Hoard: A descriptive and technical study', in Raftery,B.; Megaw,V. & Rigby,V. (eds) "Sites and Sights of the Iron Age". Oxbow Monograph 56, Oxbow Books, Oxford 75-102 (1995)

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Keene D. 1996. 'Metalworking in medieval London: an historical survey', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc. 30 95-102

King P.W. 1996. 'Early Statistics for the iron industry: a vindication', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc.30 23-46

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La Niece,S.; Stapleton, C., 1993.  'Niello and enamel on Irish metalwork', Antiquaries Journal 73 148-151

Lang,J. 1995. 'A Metallographic Examination of Eight Roman Daggers from Britain', in Raftery B.; Megaw,V. & Rigb,Y,V. "Sites and Sights of the Iron Age", Oxbow Monograph 56 edited by Oxbow Books, Oxford 119-132
 

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MacCormick A. 1996. 'Metalworking in medieval Nottingham 1100-1641', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc. 30 103-110

 
Meeks,N.D.; Vamdell,G.L. (1994) 'Three Bronze Age torc fragments from Woodham Walter.Essex', Essex Archaeology and History 25 1-2
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Needham,S.P.; Meeks,N.D., 1995. 'A Bronze Age goldworking anvil from Lichfield, Staffordshire', Antiquaries Journal 126-132

Needham,S.P.; Richardson,C.; Hook,D.R., (1994). 'A Bronze Age gold neckring from Greysouthen, Cumbria', Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society 94 13-19

Newman, P., 1995. 'Week Ford tin mill, Dartmoor', Devon Arch Soc 51 185-197

Northover: J.P 1995. 'Analyses of early medieval metalwork from Cadbury Castle', in L. Alcock, Cadbury Castle: the early medieval archaeology, (Cardiff: University of Wales Press), 73-74

Northover: J.P 1995. 'Late Bronze Age drawplates in the Isleham hoard', in B. Sshmid-Sikimi and P. della Casa, eds., Trans Europam: Beiträge zur Bronze- und Eisenzeit zwischen Atlantik und Altai - Festschrift für Margarita Primas, (Bonn: Dr Rudolf Habelt), 15-22

Northover J.P. 1996. 'Analysis of bronze bracelet', in A. Barclay, H. Glass and C. Parry: 'Excavations of Neolithic and Bronze Age ring-ditches, Shorncote Quarry, Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire', Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 113 (1995), 45-46, Fig. 14

Northover, J.P. (1994). 'The Crucible' in Hughes, G. "Old Oswestry Hillfort excavations by W. J. Varley 1939-1940" Archaeologia Cambrensis 143 75-79

Northover J.P. 1997. 'Metalwork' in Fitzpatrick, A.P. "Archaeological excavations on the route of the A27 Westhampnett Bypass, West Sussex, 1992, Wessex Archaeology Report 12 82-92, 105-109.

Northover J.P. 1997. 'Analysis of medieval gold and bronze from Wales', appendix to M. Redknap," Some medieval brooches, pendants and moulds from Wales", Archaeologia Cambrensis, 143, (1994), 128-131

J.P. Northover, 2000: The copper alloy deposits, in B.M. Charles, A. Parkinson, and S. Foreman, A Bronze Age ditch and Iron Age settlement at Elms Farm, Humberstone, Leicester, Trans. Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, 74, 192

J.P. Northover, 2001: Bronze Age metalwork in the Isle of Wight, in W.H. Mertz, B.L. van Beek and H. Steegstra, eds., Patina: essays presented to Jay Jordan Butler on the occasion of his 80th birthday, (Groningen: Metz, van Beek and Syteegstra), 431-48

Northover J.P., Green E.B. and Stone E.C. 1996. 'Le trésor de Snettisham', in J.-P. Mohen ed., La vie préhistorique, (Dijon: Editions Faton/La Société Préhistorique Française), 472-476

J.P. Northover and N. Palk, 2000: Part IV: Industrial waste/technical analysis, in M. Fulford and J. Timby, Late Iron Age and Roman Silchester: excavations on the site of the Forum-Basilica 1977, 1980-86, (London: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, Britannia Monograph Series 15), 395-421
 

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O'Brien, W., 1996. 'Bronze Age Copper mining in Britain and Ireland', Shire Publications Ltd., Princes Risborough. ISBN 0 7478 0321 8

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Photos-Jones,E., Atkinson, J.A., Hall, A.J. and Banks, I. 1998. 'The bloomery mounds of the Scottish Highlands. Part 1: The Archaeological background', J. Historical Metallurgy Soc 32(1) 15-32

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Robbins K & Bayley J. 1997. 'Metallurgical analysis of the coin pellet moulds and crucible fragments', in Elsdon,S.M. 1997. Old Sleaford revealed; a Lincolnshire settlement in Iron Age, Roman, Saxon and Medieval times: excavations 1882-1995. Oxbow Monograph 78. 68-72.

Brenda Rohl and Stuart Needham 1998. 'The circulation of metal in the British Bronze: The Application of lead isotope analysis', British Museum Occassional Paper No. 102. ISBN 0 86159 102 X

Rohl, B.M. & Northover, J.P., (1994). 'The metalwork from Flag Fen', Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 28(2) 103-111
 
 

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Smith, K.E.S. 1996. 'Iron-working in North-West Wales in the Late 14th Century', The Archaeological Journal 152
 

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Taylor G. 1996. Medieval bronzefounding atUse of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at E:\listplex\SYSTEM\SCRIPTS\filearea.cgi line 451, line 951. Deansway, Worcester. J. Historical Metallurgy Soc. 30 111-115

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Vernon, R.W.,  McDonnell, G., and Schmidt, A. 1999. 'An integrated geophysical and analytical appraisal of early iron-workng three case studies', J. Historical Metallurgy Society 32(2) 67-81
 

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Williams A., 1999. 'Experiments with 'medieval steel' plates', J. Historical Metallurgy Society 32(2)  82-86

Williams A. & de Reuck A., 1995. The Royal Armoury at Greenwich 1515-1649: A history of its technology. Royal Armouries Monograph 4. ISBN 0 948092 22 X

 
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Any comments and suggestions for improvement would be welcome, also any suggestions for new entries to the bibliography please e-mail me :- chris.salter@materials.oxford.ac.uk
First working version created 28th Sept 2000
This last modification 2/1/01