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Bamburgh Castle and Environs

Interim Report on Work on the Outworks Beyond St Oswald’s Gate 2023, Young, G.L., Kirton, J. and Durgeat, C. 2024. Unpublished Report

Report on the Geophysical Survey at Bamburgh, Northumberland, July 2023, Strutt, K and Barker, D. 2024. Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton. Unpublished Report

Preliminary Assessment of the Standing Masonry Elements: St Oswald’s Gate, the Western Outwork and St Elmund’s Well Tower, Bamburgh Castle, Ryder, P. 2024. Unpublished Report

An Analysis of the Metal Finds from the Ninth-Century Metalworking Site at Bamburgh Castle in the Context of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metalworking in Middle- and Late-Saxon England, Polcrack, J. 2017. Western Michigan University, MA Thesis:

Excavations at Bamburgh: New Revelations in Light of Recent Investigations at the Core of the Castle Complex. Kirton, J., & Young, G. 2017. Archaeological Journal174(1), 146–210. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00665983.2016.1229941 (paywall)

An Osseous pendant cross from Bamburgh, Northumberland. Constantine, D. in I. Riddler, J. Soulat and L. Keys (eds): The Evidence of Material Culture: Studies in Honour of Professor Vera Evison. p. 219-230. Éditions Mergoil (2016)

Archaelogia Aeliana Fifth Series, Volume 41, An Anglo-Saxon mortar-mixer at Bamburgh Castle. Kirton, J. and Young, G. L. 2012, pg 251-258.

 (CBA), May-June 2011 – At the Heart of Bamburgh Castle, Young G. L. pg 44-47.

Medieval Archaeology, Medieval Britain and Ireland, Northumberland, A 9th Century Industrial Area at Bamburgh Castle. Vol. 55, 2011. Castling, J. and Young, G. L. pg 311-317.

Current Archaeology Magazine, Issue 237, December 2009, Bamburgh Castle, Digging the Home of Northumbria’s Kings, Young, G. L. pg 36-41.

Antiquity: Project Gallery, Issue 318, Volume 82, 2008. Excavating an Archaeologist: Brian Hope-Taylor at Bamburgh. Young, G. L.

Archaeology in Northumberland, Discovery Series 1: Bamburgh, Burgess, C. Cadwallander, T. Gething, P. Miket, R. Murray, D. Rushton, S. Young, G. L. Young, Northumberland County Council 2007

Chapel of St. Oswald, Bamburgh Castle, Archaeological Trial Trenching Report, 2006, Unpublished Report

Bamburgh Village Geophysical Survey, Fieldwalking and Trial Trenching, 2006, Unpublished Report

Medieval Archaeology, Notes and News, Geophysical Survey at Bamburgh Castle Northumberland. Vol. 49, 2005. Wood, P. N. pg 305-310

Bamburgh Castle, The Archaeology of the Fortress of Bamburgh AD 500 to AD 1500, Gething, P. and Young G. L. BRP 2003

The Bamburgh Castle Research Project: Geophysical Survey in University of Durham and University of Newcastle upon Tyne Archaeological Reports. Barker, L. Howard, P. H. Strutt, K. Wood, P. N. Young, G. L. 1997

Archaeology in Northumberland, Published by Northumberland County Council Conservation Team (series of short articles below):

  • Anglian Arrangements at Bamburgh, Wood, P. N. and Young, G. L. 1997/98 pg 32-33
  • There’s no Arm in it, The Possible Crypt at Bamburgh Castle, Wood, P. N. and Young, G. L. 2000/2001 pg 11
  • Shifting Sands at Bamburgh, Young, G. L. 2001/02, pg 17-18
  • Exciting finds from Bamburgh Castle, Wood, P. N. 2004, pg 17
  • Bamburgh Research Project, update, Young, G. L. 2005, pg 10-11
  • Finds Return to Bamburgh, Young, G. L. 2006, pg 53
  • The Bamburgh Sword, Young, G. L. 2007, pg 51
  • St Oswald’s Gate and St Oswald’s Chapel, Young, G. L. 2008, pg 54-55
  • Discovery of a 9th Century Styca Hoard, Young, G. L. 2009, pg 4
  • BRP Media Project, Public Outreach: 2010 and beyond, Twomey, G. 2009, pg 49
  • Bamburgh Castle, 9th Century Industry, Young, G. L. 2011, pg 62-63

Bowl Hole Early Medieval Cemetery

American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151:462–476 (2013) Mobility Histories of 7th–9th Century AD People Buried at Early Medieval Bamburgh, Northumberland, England. S.E. Groves, C.A. Roberts, S. Lucy, G. Pearson, D.R. Grocke, G. Nowell, C.G. Macpherson, and G. Young: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajpa.22290 (paywall)

The Bowl Hole Burial Ground; A Late Anglian cemetery in Northumberland. Groves, S.E. in J. Buckberry and A. Cherryson (eds): Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England, c.650 to 1100AD. 114 – 125. Oxbow Books (2010)

Archaelogia Aeliana Fifth Series, Volume XXXVIII, The Bowl Hole Early Medieval Cemetery at Bamburgh, Excavations 1998 to 1999′. Groves, S. Wood, P. N. and Young, G. L. 2009, pg 105-122.

Archaeology in Northumberland, Published by Northumberland County Council Conservation Team. Bamburgh Castle Burials, Wood, P. N. and Young, G. L. 1999/2000 pg 18-1

Bradford Kaims Wetland Site

Assessing the contribution of integrated geoarchaeological approaches to understand the formation and function of burnt mounds: the example of Hoppenwood Bank, North Northumberland. Gardner, T. H. (2019) in Archaeological Journal176(1), 51–83:  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00665983.2018.1463648 (paywall)

Archaelogia Aeliana Fifth Series, Volume XXXXIII, ‘Environmental Changes at the Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition from Embleton’s Bog, near Lucker, Northumberland. Paterson, D., Tipping, R., Young, G., Ross, M., Gething, P. & Pedersen, K., 2014, pg. 1-18.