Anglo-Saxon Annotated Bibliography

“Archaeological Evaluation on land at Bonny Bush Hill, Kingston, Kent”. Faversham Kent: Swale and Thames Archaeological Survey Company. November 2009. PDF.

Ager, Barry, Esther Cameron, Stephanie Spain and Ian Riddler. “Early Anglo-Saxon weaponry from Saltwood Tunnel, Kent”. Channel Tunnel Rail Link London and Continental Railways Oxford Wessex Archaeology Joint Venture. CTRL Specialist Report Series. 2006. PDF. http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-335-1/dissemination/pdf/PT2_Spec_Reps/03_Small_finds/SFS_research_reports_SmallFinds_Text/SFS_SAX_Weapons_SLT_text.pdf
– – Weapons from the Saltwood Tunnel were briefly described in a separate text (Riddler, Cameron and Marzinzik 2006). This article delves into more details about them.

Chadwick, Sonia E. “The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Finglesham, Kent: A Reconsideration”. Volume 2; Volume 1958 of Medieval Archaeology. Society for Medieval Archaeology, 1958. PDF.
– – Article describing some reconsiderations of the dig at Finglesham, Kent.

Chadwick Hawkes, Sonia and Grainger Guy. The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Finglesham, Kent. Oxford England: Oxford University School of Archaeology, 2006. Print.
– – Archaeological report of the excavations at Finglesham, Kent.

Coatsworth, E. “Stitches in time: establishing a history of Anglo-Saxon embroidery”. Medieval Clothing and Textiles I. pp. 1-28. Woodbridge England: Boydell Press, 2005. Print.
– – Article mostly about how little information there is pertaining to Anglo-Saxon embroidery. The article does delve nicely into contemporary embroideries from other countries.

Crowfoot, Elisabeth and Hawkes, Sonia Chadwick, “Early Anglo-Saxon Gold Braids,” Medieval Archaeology 11. 1967. p. 42-86. PDF. http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-769-1/dissemination/pdf/vol11/11_042_086.pdf
– – Includes details and patterns for gold brocaded bands from a man’s grave at Taplow Barrow and finds from Kentish Anglo-Saxon women’s graves.

Crowfoot, Grace M. “Textiles of the Saxon Period in the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology”, Cambridge Antiquarian Society Proceedings 44 (1950), pp. 26-32. Print.
– – Details about Anglo-Saxon bands found adhered to wrist clasps and the band woven in split-pack method found adhered to a belt strap-end (eg. the Anglo-Saxon Threaded in Tablet woven belt pattern).

Crowfoot, Grace M. “Anglo-Saxon Tablet Weaving,” Antiquaries Journal 32, nos. 3-4. 1952. pp. 189-191. Print.
– – Details about tablet weaving found in Anglo-Saxon graves attached to wrist clasps on women’s garments. Very good pictures of Anglo-Saxon wrist clasps.

Ellis Davidson, Hilda R and Webster Leslie. “The Anglo-Saxon Burial at Coombe (Woodnesborough), Kent”. Medieval Archaeology 11, pp. 1-41. 1967. PDF.
– – Description of burial at Coombe. Nice details about sword and a tablet woven closing border.

Netherton and Owen-Crocker, ed., Medieval Clothing and Textiles I, Woodbridge England: Boydell Press, 2005.
– – This book contains a number of different articles on the medieval textiles, with a specific chapter on Anglo-Saxon Embroidery.

Owen-Crocker, Gale R. “Anglo-Saxon costume : a study of secular civilian clothing and jewellery fashions”. 1976. PFD.
– – Gale Owen-Crocker’s Doctoral Thesis from 1976. This became the basis for her 2010 book. http://www.medievalists.net/2010/02/03/anglo-saxon-costume-a-study-of-secular-civilian-clothing-and-jewellery-fashions/

Owen-Crocker, Gale R. Dress in Anglo-Saxon England. Woodbridge, England:Boydell Press, 2010. Print.
– – General overview of dress in Anglo-Saxon England.

Parfitt, Keith and Anderson Trevor, eds. Buckland Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Dover: Excavations 1994. (The Archaeology of Canterbury, n.s. 4.) Canterbury, UK: Canterbury Archaeological Trust, 2012. Print.
– – Archaeological report of the excavations at Buckland Dover.

Riddler, I. Cameron, E. and Marzinzik, S. “Early Anglo-Saxon personal equipment and structural ironwork from Saltwood Tunnel, Kent”. Channel Tunnel Rail Link London and Continental Railways Oxford Wessex Archaeology Joint Venture. CTRL Specialist Report Series. 2006. PDF. http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-335-1/dissemination/pdf/PT2_Spec_Reps/03_Small_finds/SFS_research_reports_SmallFinds_Text/SFS_SAX_Personal_SLT_text.pdf?CFID=573996&CFTOKEN=39545028
– – Description of personal equipment and ironwork found in the Saltwood excavations.

Walton Rogers, P. “Early Anglo-Saxon dress accessories from Saltwood Tunnel, Kent”. Channel Tunnel Rail Link London and Continental Railways Oxford Wessex Archaeology Joint Venture. CTRL Specialist Report Series. 2006. PDF. http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-335-1/dissemination/pdf/PT2_Spec_Reps/03_Small_finds/SFS_research_reports_SmallFinds_Text/SFS_SAX_DressAcc_SLT_text.pdf?CFID=573996&CFTOKEN=39545028
– – Description of female dress accessories found in the Saltwood excavations.

Walton Rogers, P. “Early Anglo-Saxon costume and textiles from Saltwood Tunnel, Kent”. Channel Tunnel Rail Link London and Continental Railways Oxford Wessex Archaeology Joint Venture. CTRL Specialist Report Series. 2006. PDF. http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-335-1/dissemination/pdf/PT2_Spec_Reps/03_Small_finds/SFS_research_reports_SmallFinds_Text/SFS_SAX_Costume_SLT_text.pdf
– – Description of costume and textiles found in the Saltwood excavations.

Walton Rogers, P. “Early Anglo-Saxon textile manufacturing implements from Saltwood Tunnel, Kent”. Channel Tunnel Rail Link London and Continental Railways Oxford Wessex Archaeology Joint Venture. CTRL Specialist Report Series. 2006. PDF. http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-335-1/dissemination/pdf/PT2_Spec_Reps/03_Small_finds/SFS_research_reports_SmallFinds_Text/SFS_SAX_TextileImpl_SLT_text.pdf?CFID=573996&CFTOKEN=39545028
– – Description of textile manufacturing implements found in the Saltwood excavations.

Walton Rogers, Penelope. Cloth And Clothing in Early Anglo-Saxon England, AD 450-700. York: Council for British Archaeology, 2007. Print.
– – General overview of dress in Anglo-Saxon England

Walton Rogers, Penelope. Textile Production at 16-22 Coppergate. (The Archaeology of York, Volume 17: The Small Finds). York England: Council for British Archaeology. 1997. PDF.
– – One of the Profusely illustrated, phenomenal books from the York Archaeological Trust, showing finds from excavations in York, plans and small essays on the craft. This one features textile production.

Weetch, Rosie. Decoding Anglo-Saxon art. The British Museum. 2014. Website. http://blog.britishmuseum.org/2014/05/28/decoding-anglo-saxon-art/
– Very interesting article published by the British Museum about “reading” the art on Anglo-Saxon jewelery