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Professor Chris Gerrard - all publications

Authored book

  • Butler, L.A. & Gerrard, C.M. (2020). Faxton: Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966–68. Routledge.
  • Gerrard, C.M., Graves, C.P., Millard, A.R., Annis, R & Caffell, A. (2018). Lost Lives, New Voices. Unlocking the stories of the Scottish soldiers from the Battle of Dunbar 1650. Oxbow Books.
  • Aston, M A & Gerrard, C M (2013). Interpreting the English village. Landscape and community at Shapwick, Somerset. Windgather Press.
  • Beaumont James, T. & Gerrard, C.M. (2007). Clarendon. Landscape of Kings. Macclesfield: Windgather Press.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Aston, M.A. (2007). The Shapwick Project, Somerset. A Rural Landscape Explored. Leeds: Society for Medieval Archaeology.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2003). Medieval Archaeology. Understanding traditions and contemporary approaches. London: Routledge.
  • 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.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Darvill, T.C. (1996). Cirencester: Town and Landscape. Stroud: Cotswold Archaeological Trust.

Edited book

  • Gerrard, C M , Forlin, P & Brown, P (2020). Waiting for the end of the world? New perspectives on natural disasters in medieval Europe. Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph 43. Routledge.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Gutiérrez, A (2018). The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford University Press.
  • Petts, D. & Gerrard, C.M. (2006). Shared Visions: The North-East Regional Research Framework for the Historic Environment. Durham: Durham County Council.
  • Gerrard, C.M., Gutierrez, A. & Vince, A.G. (1995). Spanish Medieval Ceramics in Spain and the British Isles. British Archaeological Reports International Series 610. Oxford: Tempus Reparatum.

Chapter in book

  • Gerrard, C M (2021). Brief Lives? Artefacts, memory and the afterlife of medieval monuments. In Building on the Past. Medieval and postmedieval essays in honour of Tom Beaumont James. Richardson, A & Allen, M BAR Publishing. 662: 187-199.
  • Forlin, P, Gerrard, C M & Brown, P J (2020). Catalogue of medieval disasters. In Waiting for the end of the world? New perspectives on natural disasters in medieval Europe. Routledge. 361-415.
  • Gerrard, C M & Butler, L (2020). Excavations at the north-west of the village in 1967 (Crofts 6-9). In Faxton. Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966-68. Routledge. 93-116.
  • Butler, L & Gerrard, C M (2020). Excavations in the south-east of the village in 1966 (Croft 29). In Faxton. Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966-68. Routledge. 61-92.
  • Gerrard, C M (2020). Faxton then and now. In Faxton. Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966-68. Routledge. 251-266.
  • Gerrard, C M (2020). Field survey, standing buildings and the church at Faxton. In Faxton. Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966-68. Routledge. 37-60.
  • Forlin, P, Gerrard, C M & Brown, P (2020). Medieval archaeology and natural disasters: looking towards the future. In Waiting for the end of the world? New perspectives on natural disasters in medieval Europe. Routledge. 345-360.
  • Gerrard, C M (2020). Medieval tsunamis in the Mediterranean and Atlantic: towards an archaeological perspective. In Waiting for the end of the world? New perspectives on natural disasters in medieval Europe. Routledge. 102-125.
  • Gerrard, C M (2020). Purpose and past. In Faxton. Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966-68. Routledge. 1-15.
  • Brown, P J, Forlin, P & Gerrard, C M (2020). Researching natural disasters in the later Middle Ages. In Waiting for the end of the world? New perspectives on natural disasters in medieval Europe. Routledge. 1-16.
  • Gerrard, C M (2020). The buildings and their plots. In Faxton. Excavations in a deserted Northamptonshire village 1966-68. Routledge. 229-250.
  • Gerrard, C M (2020). The Medieval Revival: Romanticism, archaeology and architecture. In Nineteenth-century European pilgrimages. A new Golden Age. Routledge.
  • Gerrard, C & Gutiérrez, A (2018). 'The Qanat in Spain: Archaeology and Environment'. In Water Management in Ancient Civilizations. Berkin, J Berlin: Edition Topoi. 197–226.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2018). A last word: the study of later medieval archaeology. In The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain. Gerrard, C.M. & Gutiérrez, A. OUP. 982-996.
  • Graves, C.P. & Gerrard, C.M. (2018). Embracing New Perspectives. In The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain. Gerrard, C.M. & Gutiérrez, A. OUP. 38-51.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Gutiérrez-González, J.A. (2018). Looking South: Spain and Portugal in the Middle Ages. In The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain. Gerrard, C.M. & Gutiérrez, A. 964-981.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2018). Overview: People and Projects. In The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain. Gerrard, C.M. & Gutiérrez, A. OUP. 3-19.
  • Miccoli, L, Perrone, C, Gardei, A, Ziegert, C, Kaiser, C, Fontana, P & Gerrard, C (2016). Analysis and diagnosis of earthen buildings: The case of Ambel preceptory in Aragon, Spain. In Earth construction & tradition vol. 1. Feiglstorfer, H. Institute for Comparative Research in Architecture, Vienna. 203–232.
  • Gerrard, C.M., Turner, A. & Wilkinson, K. (2010). Geophysical and geoarchaeological survey at the Bishop's Palace, Wells. In Jocelin of Wells. Bishop, builder, courtier. Dunning, R Woodbridge: Boydell Press. 125-136.
  • Gerrard, C M (2009). The Society for Medieval Archaeology: The early years (1956-1962). In Reflections: 50 Years of Medieval Archaeology, 1957-2007. Gilchrist, R & Reynolds, A Maney Publishing. 30: 23-46.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2009). The study of the deserted medieval village: Caldecote in context. In Caldecote. The development and desertion of a Hertfordshire village. Beresford, G. Leeds: Society for Medieval Archaeology. 28: 1-20.
  • Gerrard, C M (2009). Tribes and territories: 50 years of Medieval Archaeology in Britain. In Reflections. 50 Years of Medieval Archaeology. Gilchrist, R & Reynolds, A Leeds: Society for Medieval Archaeology. 79-112.
  • Gerrard, C. M. (2008). Adventures in a post-medieval landscape: a rural case study from Shapwick, England. In Constructing post-medieval archaeology in Italy: a new agenda. Gelichi, S & Librenti, M Florence: Edizioni All'Insegna del Giglio. 75-96.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Dauber, R. (2008). Building Biographies: Graffiti, Architecture and People at the Hospitaller Preceptory at Ambel (Zaragoza), Spain. In The Military Orders. Volume 4. On Land and by Sea. Upton-Ward, J. Aldershot: Ashgate. 235-250.
  • Gerrard, C. M. & Rippon, S. (2007). Artefacts, sites, and landscapes: archaeology and medieval studies. In A century of British Medieval Studies. Deyermond, A. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 525-556.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2007). Not all archaeology is rubbish: the elusive life histories of three artefacts from Shapwick, Somerset. In People and Places. Essays in Honour of Mick Aston. Costen, M. Oxford: Oxbow. 166-180.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2005). The medieval and later towns of the Middle Thames Valley. The wider archaeological context. In Reading and Windsor: Old and New. Preston, S. Reading: TVAS. 181-186.
  • Musty, J. Algar, D., Gerrard, C.M. & Hadley, J. (2002). Pottery, tile and brick. In Salisbury Museum Medieval Catalogue Part 3. P Saunders Salisbury: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum. 213-261.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2002). The archaeology of the Knights Templar. In Excavations at the Templar preceptory. South Witham, Lincolnshire 1965-67. Mayes, P Leeds: Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph 19. ix-xiii.
  • King, R. & Gerrard, C.M. (2001). The Pottery. In Ludgershall Castle. Excavations by Peter Addyman 1964-1972. Wiltshire Archaeological and natural History Society Monograph Series 2. Ellis, P Devizes.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2000). Espacio y vida cotidiana: la casa conventual de las Ordenes Militares de Ambel (Zaragoza). In Las Ordenes Militares en la Peninsula Iberica. Lopez-Salazar Perez, J Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. 1467-1487.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (1999). A Malling jug from Shapwick. In Maiolica in the North. The Archaeology of Tin-Glazed Earthenware in North-West Europe c.1500-1600. D Gaimster London: British Museum. 171-172.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (1999). The Shapwick Project. In A Century of Archaeology in Somerset. Papers to mark 150 years of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. Webster, C Taunton: Somerset County Council. 67-93.

Journal Article

  • Gerrard, C M , Forlin, P , Froude, M Petley, D Gutierrez, A, Treasure, E, , Milek, K & and Oliveira, N (2021). The archaeology of a landslide: Unravelling the Azores earthquake disaster of 1522 and its consequences. Journal of European Archaeology 1-24.
  • Gutiérrez, Alejandra, Gerrard, Christopher, Zhang, Ran & Wang, Guangyao (2021). The earliest Chinese ceramics in Europe? Antiquity
  • Millard, Andrew R., Annis, Richard G., Caffell, Anwen C., Dodd, Laura L., Fischer, Roman, Gerrard, Christopher M., Graves, C. Pamela, Hendy, Jessica, Mackenzie, Lisa, Montgomery, Janet, Nowell, Geoff M., Radini, Anita, Beaumont, Julia, Koon, Hannah E. C. & Speller, Camilla F. (2020). Scottish soldiers from the Battle of Dunbar 1650: A prosopographical approach to a skeletal assemblage. PLOS ONE 15(12): e0243369.
  • Alexander, M M,, Gutiérrez, A,, Millard, A R,, Richards, M P, & Gerrard, C M (2019). Economic and socio-cultural consequences of changing political rule on human and faunal diets in medieval Valencia (c. fifth–fifteenth century AD) as evidenced by stable isotopes. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 11(8): 3875-3893.
  • Bailiff, I.K., Jankowski, N.R.J., Gerrard, C.M., Gutiérrez, A. & Wilkinson, K.N. (2019). Luminescence dating of sediment mounds: associated with shaft and gallery irrigation systems. Journal of Arid Environments 165: 34-45.
  • Bailiff, I.K., Jankowski, N. , Snape, L.M., Gerrard, C.M., Gutiérrez, A. & Wilkinson, K.N. (2018). Luminescence dating of qanat technology: prospects for further development. Water History 10(1): 73–84.
  • Miccoli, L., Gerrard, C. M., Perrone, C., Gardei, A. & Ziegert, C. (2017). A collaborative engineering and archaeology project to investigate decay in historic rammed earth structures: the case of the medieval preceptory in Ambel. International Journal of Architectural Heritage 11(5): 636-655.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Borowski, T. (2017). Constructing identity in the Middle Ages: relics, religiosity and the Military Orders. Speculum 92(4): 1056-1100.
  • Kincey, M.E., Gerrard, C.M. & Warburton, J. (2017). Quantifying erosion of at risk archaeological sites using repeat terrestrial laser scanning. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 12: 405-424.
  • Forlin, P. & Gerrard, C. M. (2017). The archaeology of earthquakes: The application of adaptive cycles to seismically-affected communities in late medieval Europe. Quaternary International 446: 95-108.
  • Forlin, P., Gerrard, C. M. & Petley, D. (2016). Exploring representativeness and reliability for late medieval earthquakes in Europe. Natural Hazards 84(3): 1625-1636.
  • Alexander, M M, Gerrard, C M, Gutiérrez, A & Millard, A R (2015). Diet, society, and economy in late medieval Spain: Stable isotope evidence from Muslims and Christians from Gandía, Valencia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156(2): 263-273.
  • Bailiff, I.K., Gerrard, C.M., Gutiérrez, A., Snape-Kennedy, L.M. & Wilkinson, K. N. (2015). Luminescence dating of irrigation systems: Application to a qanat in Aragon, Spain. Quaternary Geochronology 30(B): 452-459.
  • Gerrard, C. & Gutiérrez, A. (2015). Melchor de Monserrat. Treasures of Malta 21(3): 61-68.
  • Gerrard, CM & Petley, D (2013). A risk society? Environmental hazards, risk and resilience in the later Middle Ages in Europe. Natural Hazards 69(1): 1051-1079.
  • Jaquin, P., Gerrard, C., Augarde, C. & Canivell, J. (2013). Damage in historic rammed earth structures: a case study at Ambel, Zaragoza, Spain. Revista Digital de Arqueologia, Arquitectura e Artes 1: 32-41.
  • Gerrard, C & Gutiérrez, A (2012). Estudio arqueológico del Somontano del Moncayo: avance metodológico. Salduie: Estudios de prehistoria y arqueología 10: 259-270.
  • Gerrard, CM (2011). Contest and co-operation: strategies for medieval and later irrigation along the Huecha Valley, Aragon, north-east Spain. Water History 3(1): 3-28.
  • Pluskowski, A, Boas, A & Gerrard, CM (2011). The Ecology of Crusading: Investigating the Environmental Impact of Holy War and Colonisation at the Frontiers of Medieval Europe. Medieval Archaeology 55(1): 192-225.
  • Jaquin, P.A., Augarde, C. & Gerrard, C.M. (2008). Chronological description of the spatial development of rammed earth techniques. International Journal of Architectural Heritage 2(4): 377-400.
  • Wilkinson, K. Gerrard, C.M., Pope, R. Aguilera, I. & Bailiff, I.K. (2005). Prehistoric and historic landscape change in Aragon, Spain: some results from the Moncayo Archaeological Survey. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 18(1): 31-54.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (1999). Opposing identity: Muslims, Christians and the Military Orders in Rural Aragon. Medieval Archaeology XLIII: 143-160.
  • Gerrard, C.M. & Aston, M.A. (1999). Unique traditional and charming. The Shapwick Project. Antiquaries Journal 79: 1-59.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (1997). Misplaced faith? Medieval pottery and fieldwalking. Medieval Ceramics 21: 61-72.
  • Darvill, T, Gerrard, C & Startin, B (1993). Identifying and protecting historic landscapes. Antiquity 67: 563-74.

Book review

  • Gerrard, C.M. (2001). Reconstruccion del Coro Petreo del Maestro Mateo. Internet Archaeology 11.

Conference Paper

  • Forlin, P., Gerrard, C. M. & Petley, D. (2015), ArMedEa project: archaeology of medieval earthquakes in Europe (1000-1550 AD). First research activities, in Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F., De Martini, P., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vittori, E. eds, 6th International Inqua Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. Pescina, Italy, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, 166-169.
  • Gerrard, C.M. (2010), Edificios en el paisaje medieval: el papel y recursos de las ordenes militares en Ambel (Zaragoza), in Ortega Ortega, J.M. & Escriche Jaime, C. eds, I Jornadas de Arqueologia medieval en Aragon. Teruel, Spain, Museo de Teruel, Instituto de Estudios Turolenses, Teruel, 53-78.
  • Jaquin, P.A., Augarde, C.E. & Gerrard, C.M. (2004), Analysis of Tapial structures for modern use and conservation, in Modena, Claudio, Lourenço, Paulo B. & Roca, Pere eds, 2: Symposium on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions,. Padua, Italy, Taylor & Francis, Leiden, 1315-1321.

Conference Proceeding

  • Jaquin, P.A., Augarde, C.E. & Gerrard, C.M. (2007). Historic rammed earth structures in Spain: construction techniques and a preliminary classification. Proceedings of International Symposium on Earthen Structures 2007, Bangalore, Interline Publishing.
  • Jaquin, P.A., Augarde, C.E. & Gerrard, C.M. (2006). Analysis of historic rammed earth construction. 5th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Delhi, Macmillan India Ltd.

Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Marter, P. & Gerrard, C.M. (2004). Medieval pottery production in England: a new gazetteer. The Archaeologist 51: 16-17.

Other (Digital/Visual Media)

  • Gerrard, C.M. (2007). Retrospect and prospect: 50 years of Medieval archaeology. Society for Medieval Archaeology

Report

  • Graves, C.P., Annis, R., Caffell, A.C., Gerrard, C.M. & Millard, A.R. (2016). The Dunbar Diaspora: Background to the Battle of Dunbar, and the Aftermath of the Battle. Department of Archaeology. Durham, Durham University.