Whithorn and St Ninian
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Whithorn and St Ninian the excavation of a monastic town, 1984-91 by Peter Hill

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Published by Sutton Publishing [for the] Whithorn Trust in Stroud, England .
Written in English


  • Ninian, -- Saint, -- d. 432?,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland -- Whithorn.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- Scotland -- Whithorn -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Archaeology, Medieval.,
  • Whithorn (Scotland) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [624]-637).

Other titlesWhithorn and Saint Ninian, Whithorn & St Ninian
StatementPeter Hill, with contributions from Ewan Campbell ... [et al.].
ContributionsCampbell, Ewan.
LC ClassificationsDA890.W5 H55 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 643 p., [8] p. of col. plates :
Number of Pages643
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21567670M
ISBN 100750909129

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