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 Four contrasting studies showing the development of the subject


L.F.Salzman (ed.), Victoria County History of Oxfordshire, Vol. 1 (1939). Surveys pre-Conquest archaeology.


A.F.Martin and R.W.Steel, The Oxford Region. A Scientific and Historical Survey (1954).


G.Briggs, J.Cook and T.Rowley, The Archaeology of the Oxford Region ( Oxford University Department for External Studies, 1986).


The Solent Thames Archaeological Research Framework (2006-2009)





Arkell, W J, (1947), Oxford Stone, London.

Currie, C R J (1992), ‘Larger Medieval Houses in the Vale of White Horse’ Oxoniensia, 57 pp 81-244

Hammond, Nigel (1993) Rural Life in the Vale of the White Horse, 1780-1914

Havinden, Michael (1965) Household and Farm Inventories in Oxfordshire, 1550-1590

Havinden, Michael (1966) Estate Villages Reading: and Estate Villages Revisited (Rural History Centre, Reading: 1999)

Paine, Crispin, and Rhodes, John (1979) The Worker's Home: small houses in Oxfordshire through three centuries

Pilling, J (1993), Oxfordshire Houses: a guide to local traditions.

Portman, Derek (1974) ‘Vernacular Building in the Oxford Region in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries’ in Rural Change and Urban Growth ed Chalklin and Havinden pp 135-168

Rodwell, Kirsty (ed) (1975) Historic Towns in Oxfordshire (Oxfordshire Archaeological Unit Survey no. 3)

Rhodes, John G (1980), Oxfordshire: a County and its People

Wood-Jones, R B (1963), Traditional Domestic Architecture of the Banbury Region.

Young, Arthur (1810) General View of the Agriculture of Oxfordshire


Selected individual locations



Pevsner, Nikolaus (1966) Buildings of England, Berkshire.. Second edition due for publication in 2010.

Preston, Arthur E (1929) Christ’s Hospital, Abingdon

Preston, Arthur E (1929) St Nicholas, Abingdon and other papers

Spokes, P S (1960) ‘Some notes on the domestic architecture of Abingdon, Berkshire’. Berkshire Archaeological Journal vol. 58

Thomas, M J (1979) Abingdon in Camera – portrait of a country town 1850-1950 Townsend, J (1910) A History of Abingdon



Catchpole, A, Clark, D and Peberdy, R (2008) Burford: buildings and people in a Cotswold town

Gretton, Mary Sturge (1944) Burford Past and Present

Gretton, R H (1920) The Burford Records – A Study in Minor Town Government.

Harley, Basil (1999) Burford’s Quaker Meeting House

Laithwaite, Michael (1973) ‘The Buildings of Burford’, in Alan Everitt (ed) Perspectives in English Urban History.

Moody, Raymond (2007) The Inns of Burford

Steane, John and Raines, Mike (1983) ‘Burford: The Bull’ South Midlands Archaeology 13 pp.86-8



John Blair and John Steane (1982) ‘Investigations at Cogges, Oxfordshire 1978-81: The Priory and Parish Church’ Oxoniensia , vol. xlvii



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