Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Free returns

-

£3.95 delivery per order

-

All profits fight poverty

Keep up with Oxfam's Online Shop

Subscribe to our newsletter for all our latest updates, offers and promotions.

© 2015. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042). Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International.

Pre-Conquest Charter-Bounds of Devon and Cornwall by Della Hooke

£30.00 Out Of Stock

Product description

The ancient kingdom of Dumnonia, England's South-West peninsula, contains remnants of some of the oldest landscapes in the country. In this pioneering work, Della Hooke uses the ancient charter-bounds to explore and explain the history of settlement and land use in the region. Her careful study also illuminates the relationship between the British territorial institutions of Cornwall - where the Cornish language is used in many of the charters - and those of Anglo-Saxon Devon. The book presents all the topographical detail in the charters, together with all the estate boundaries. Each charter is individually mapped and the its landmarks are located as closely as possible. The result is a study which provides valuable and readily available data for historians and students of land use. Dr DELLA HOOKE lectures in geography at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education (Gloucestershire) and is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Geography, the University of Birmingham. Worcestershire Anglo-Saxon Charter-Bounds is by the same author.

This is a good copy with some bumps to corners.

Item details

Author(s):
Della Hooke
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24x16cm
Edition:
1994 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851153542
ISBN-13:
9780851153544
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
Boydell
Title:
Pre-Conquest Charter-Bounds of Devon and Cornwall

Sold Out

We're sorry to say this item has now sold out.

There are over 100,000 more items in stock. Start browsing with our suggestions below.

About this item

The ancient kingdom of Dumnonia, England's South-West peninsula, contains remnants of some of the oldest landscapes in the country. In this pioneering work, Della Hooke uses the ancient charter-bounds to explore and explain the history of settlement and land use in the region. Her careful study also illuminates the relationship between the British territorial institutions of Cornwall - where the Cornish language is used in many of the charters - and those of Anglo-Saxon Devon. The book presents all the topographical detail in the charters, together with all the estate boundaries. Each charter is individually mapped and the its landmarks are located as closely as possible. The result is a study which provides valuable and readily available data for historians and students of land use. Dr DELLA HOOKE lectures in geography at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education (Gloucestershire) and is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Geography, the University of Birmingham. Worcestershire Anglo-Saxon Charter-Bounds is by the same author.

This is a good copy with some bumps to corners.

Author(s):
Della Hooke
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24x16cm
Edition:
1994 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851153542
ISBN-13:
9780851153544
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
Boydell
Title:
Pre-Conquest Charter-Bounds of Devon and Cornwall

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 28 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 28 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Books and Music Kings Heath

Welcome to Oxfam Books and Music in Kings Heath.



We offer books and music for everyone's interests - popular fiction, collectible Folio Society and modern firsts, beautiful art books, creative cooking ideas, children's storybooks, pop and classical vinyl and CDs, DVDs, antiquarian books, academic texts and more!



Need a gift? Pick up a book for your favourite reader and pair it with an Oxfam greetings card and a yummy Divine chocolate bar.



Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and check out our items for sale online.


View Shop