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An 18th-century roadside cottage in Danesfort Demesne, Co. Kilkenny

Jennings, RP and Delaney, M (2009) An 18th-century roadside cottage in Danesfort Demesne, Co. Kilkenny. In: Dining and Dwelling - Proceedings of a Public Seminar on Archaeological Discoveries on National Road Schemes, August 2008 . (Dining and Dwelling, 03 August 2008 - 03 August 2008, Dublin).

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Abstract

The study of Ireland’s post-1550 archaeology and history has developed considerably in recent years. Traditionally, the archaeology of this period in Ireland was poorly understood and often underrepresented or simply ignored in excavation reports. In recent years, however, there has been a growing understanding of the need to study post-medieval archaeology if we are to understand the profound changes that affected Ireland throughout this period. These cultural, social and economic changes were primarily the result of the transfer of land ownership to new landlords and the settling of that land by immigrants, who came mainly from England and Scotland. The examination of post-medieval archaeology can help us to gain an insight into how the native Irish and Old English, who were descended from the Anglo-Normans, interacted with these new landlords and settlers, and how they adapted as their familiar landscape was profoundly altered.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: Biological & Environmental Sciences (new Sep 19)
Publisher: National Roads Authority
Date Deposited: 06 May 2021 07:49
Last Modified: 06 May 2021 07:49
DOI or Identification number: 10.7486/DRI.g445rv056
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14935

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