Roman vineyards in Britain: stratigraphic and palynological data from Wollaston in the Nene Valley, England.


Brown, A.G., Meadows, I., Turner, S.D. and Mattingley, D. (2001) Roman vineyards in Britain: stratigraphic and palynological data from Wollaston in the Nene Valley, England. Antiquity, 75, (290), pp. 745-757.

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Stratigraphic and palynoiogical evidence from trenches at Wollaston, Northamptonshire, suggest viticulture was extensivelypractised at this Roman site. It is argued that the apparent lack of viticultural tools and wine presses in the archaeological record in Britain is not reliable evidence for the absence of viticulture at that time.

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ISSNs: 0003-598X (print)
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Keywords: viticulture, Roman Britain, agricultural tocils, pollen analysis
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Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 17:44
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/55242

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