Viking and Anglo-Saxon Landscape and Economy

Principal investigator: Julian Richards
Level: Large scale research AHRC

VASLE is a three-year project examining society and economy in England and Wales between the early eighth and mid-eleventh centuries. It encompasses both the Wessex-dominated south of England and the northern Viking (or Anglo-Scandinavian) region known as the Danelaw, utilising data produced through a range of activities including metal-detecting, archaeological excavations and field surveys.

A project write up can be found at: and a fuller article can be read within the Internet Archaeology journal at:

Data for this project was drawn from our database and the Early Medieval Coin corpus. The resulting cleansed data can be found on the Archaeological Data Service website at:

Audit data

  • Created: 12 years ago
  • Created by: Daniel Pett
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