A gazetteer of medieval houses in Kent
HMSO [for the] Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1994 - Architecture - 145 pages
The second of three volumes on the inventory of Medieval houses in Kent. This book presents a detailed listing on 414 houses, with descriptions of each building. Most noteworthy is the actual dating of the structures with a process using tree-rings from the house's supports.
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