Report number: 3/1992



Title INTERIM PALYNOLOGICAL REPORT FROM BIRDOSWALD ROMAN FORT AND APPLETREE TURF WALL, CUMBRIA
Summary Turf wall sections of Hadrian's wall at Appletree and Birdoswald,as well as the Rampart, 'Desertation' layers and Morass peat at the Fort, were analysed palynologically. The Iron Age and Romano-British environments of both sites are described and compared. Details of wall construction and origin of building materials are discussed, and the character of the landscape in the environs of the wall before and during the Roman presence is inferred.
Series AML Reports (New Series)
Pages 34
Authors
  • Wiltshire, P E J
Keywords Environmental Studies ,  Plant Remains ,  Pollen
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