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This paper reviews the dendrochronological evidence for native Scottish timber in historic buildings and archaeological sites, using tree-ring data which cover a 1000 year period. This records a millennium of enormous changes in the timber supply in Scotland. Prior to 1450, native oak dominates the ...

Author(s)
Mills, C. M.; Crone, A.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society, Canonbie, UK
Citation
Scottish Forestry, 2012, 66, 1, pp 18-33
Abstract

Developments in Scottish dendrochronology are revealing a complex history of woodland exploitation and timber supply through the mediaeval and post-mediaeval periods. Too few sites are so far analysed to allow a comprehensive picture, but the pattern emerging for oak [Quercus] is that while the...

Author(s)
Mills, C.; Crone, A.
Publisher
Vytautas Magnus University, Vileikos 8, Lithuania
Citation
Proceedings of the international conference: Dendrochronology and environmental trends, 17-21 June, 1998, Kaunas, Lithuania., 1998, pp 46-55