IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 701: Brick and Other Building Materials in the Middle Ages

Tuesday 8 July 2008, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:British Brick Society
Organiser:David H. Kennett, Independent Scholar, Shipston-on-Stour
Moderator/Chair:David H. Kennett, Independent Scholar, Shipston-on-Stour
Paper 701-aDating of Brick Structures in Medieval Essex and Adjacent Counties
(Language: English)
Thomas Gurling, Luminesence Laboratory, Department of Archaeology, Durham University
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Architecture - Religious, Architecture - Secular
Paper 701-bCeramic Building Material in Early Medieval Churches of South East England and North West France: A Scientific Dating Method Approach
(Language: English)
Sophie Blain, Department of Archaeology, Durham University
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Art History - Decorative Arts
Paper 701-cTurf Construction in the Medieval Building Tradition
(Language: English)
Moses Jenkins, Historic Scotland, Edinburgh
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Architecture - Secular, Technology
Abstract

An examination of the use of brick and turf construction in Britain and France in the Middle Ages. Particular reference is made to dating and methods of arriving at a date for brick buildings.