IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 737: Cistercians, VI: Recovering 'Lost' Cistercian Abbeys

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Cîteaux: Commentarii cistercienses
Organiser:Terryl N. Kinder, _Cîteaux: Commentarii cistercienses_, Pontigny
Moderator/Chair:David N. Bell, Department of Religious Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Paper 737-aRe-Forming the Landscape: The Case of Cistercian Monasteries in the South of England
(Language: English)
Graham Brown, Independent Scholar, Amesbury
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 737-bLouth Park Abbey, Lincolnshire: A Cistercian Abbey Recovered, I
(Language: English)
Glyn Coppack, Archaeological & Historical Research, Goxhill
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 737-cLouth Park Abbey, Lincolnshire: A Cistercian Abbey Recovered, II
(Language: English)
Stuart Harrison, Ryedale Archaeology Services, Pickering
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 737-dCistercians and Iron Production: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Understanding Their Working Landscapes
(Language: English)
Stephen Anthony Moorhouse, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Monasticism, Religious Life, Technology
Abstract

Various archaeological methods are used to detect the location of former monastic sites, some of which will be explained here to identify Cistercian monasteries whose location had heretofore been ‘lost’: excavations, charters, post-monastic plans, and reading features in the landscape.