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Smoke-Blackened Thatch (SBT): A Unique Source of Late Medieval Plant Remains from Southern England

By: John B Letts

62 pages, Col photos, b/w illus, tabs

Historic England Publishing (formally English Heritage)

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #83143 | ISBN: 1850747040
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Some 250-300 examples of smoke-blackened thatch have been identified in southern England, almost all of them in Devon, and they have provided researchers with their first opportunity to examine full-plant specimens of ancient cereals, legumes and crop weeds, many of which are now rare or extinct in Britain.


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