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Durham University

Department of Archaeology

All Research Projects

Publication details

Gerrard, C.M. (2003). Paisaje y señorío. La casa conventual de Ambel (Zaragoza): arqueología, arquitectura e historia de las Órdenes militares del Temple y del Hospital. Zaragoza: Institución Fernando el Católico.

Author(s) from Durham


This volume considers the archaeological, architectural and historical information for a preceptory of the Military Orders in NE Spain between the 11th to the 19th centuries. Among the themes examined are the evidence for Templar and Hospitaller household life and conventual organisation, industry and agriculture,judicial and economic roles, village morphology, standing building recording and phasing, decorative schemes, furniture, clothing, diet, health and the medieval and later graffiti.This detailed study is among the most complete for any building belonging to the Military Orders in western Europe.

Department of Archaeology

Scottish Soldiers Project

Cooperating with the Palace Museum in China