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Book: Medieval Towns

Chapter: Unfinished business

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24832


This chapter provides a survey of many of the unanswered questions that were raised about medieval towns and urban archaeology in the preceding chapters. Topics include the need for:

- data gathering

- the construction of typologies and chronologies

- the study of archaeological evidence for specific activities and groups

- investigation into archaeological evidence for the 'idea' of Europe

- managing change; future preservation of medieval sites

Chapter Contributors

  • John Schofield ( - book-auth-43) 'Museum of London (retired)'
  • Alan Vince † ( - book-auth-157)