Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

Online Shop | Historic England / English Heritage | Archaeology |  Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

Free UK delivery on Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

In Paperback Format
Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

£27.00
 RRP: £30.00
You save £3.00 (10.0%)
ISBN
9781850744702
Author
Peter Marsden
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
January 1994
Format
Paperback
Extent
238 pages
Dimensions
205 x 290 mm
Series
Archaeology

Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD is the first full study of the remains of ships and boats used in the port of London from the first to the eleventh century AD. Using evidence from the vessels, from the waterfronts, and from trade goods, Peter Marsden has reconstructed the design and use fo these ancient ships, and brought together for the first time the accumulated evidence of over 30 years of archaeolgoical research.

The remains of three substantial vessels are discussed: Blackfriars ship 1, the earliest-known seagoing sailing ship yet found in northern Europe, the New Guy's House boat, a river barge from the second century, and the County Hall ship, discovered in 1910 and dating from the fourth century. Using these fragments of different types of clinker-built vessels found in the Thames the author examines the pattern of shipbuilding in Northern Europe, with the conclusion that London was the meeting point for several shipbuilding traditions, of which the primary 'Roman' tradition in northern Europe was Celtic.

The growth of trade, from Roman times to the fifth and sixth centuries when London was deserted, and from its renewal in the seventh century to the end of the eleventh century is examined through the evidence of the remains of imported goods, together with the changing function of the port and the development of berthing practices.
 


Related Publications:

Ships of the Port of London: Twelfth to Seventeenth Centuries

Ships of the Port of London: Twelfth to Seventeenth Centuries

The Dover Bronze Age Boat

The Dover Bronze Age Boat
 


Online Shop | Historic England / English Heritage | Archaeology |  Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

Civil Service Yearbook
The new Civil Service Yearbook 53rd Edition - Pre-order now.
Civil Service Yearbook 52nd Edition available now
Buy The Civil Service Yearbook
IMDG Code 2016 Edition
The new IMDG Code is in stock now.
IMDG Code 2016 available now
Buy The IMDG code
New Products

The Report of the Iraq Inquiry

Ratings as able seafarer deck, 2017 Edition (Model Course 7.10)

European Pharmacopoeia 9th Edition Book Subscription 2017 (9.0, 9.1 and 9.2)

Ratings as able seafarer deck, 2017 Edition (Model Course 7.10) e-book (PDF download)

Ratings as able seafarer deck, 2017 Edition (Model Course 7.10) e-book (PDF download)

£45.00 (Excl VAT)

find out more

Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation

Farm Accounts in England 2016/17

Public Bodies 2017

Bookmark us via QR code
Worldwide Delivery
Secure Payment
Secure Payment
New Products

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) 59th Edition 2018 (Regular Bound)

Leadership & Teamwork, 2014 Edition (Model course 1.39) e-book (PDF Download)

Leadership & Teamwork, 2014 Edition (Model course 1.39) e-book (PDF Download)

£18.00 (Excl VAT)

find out more

UN ADR 2017 (Books) Two Volume Set

HSE Approved Codes of Practice - Six Pack (6 Pack) Pack of 6 Books

PSA Schedule of Rates for Decoration Work: (Tenth Edition) PDF download

PSA Schedule of Rates for Decoration Work: (Tenth Edition) PDF download

£87.09 (Excl VAT)

find out more

IMDG Code 2016 Edition (inc Amdt 38-16) Book (2 vols)