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Durham University

Department of Archaeology


Publication details for Professor Sarah Semple

Semple, S. J (2003). Burials and Political Boundaries in the Avebury region, North Wiltshire. Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 12: 72-91.

Author(s) from Durham


This paper explores the burial record of North Wiltshire and argues that the preponderance of barrow burials and common use of ancient remains as well as a number of isolated barrow burials relates particularly to the status of this region as a fluctuating frontier in the C7th to C8th AD.