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polyfocal settlements


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The old idea that the original Anglo‐Saxon settlers lived in villages has been discredited. It is now realized that villages arose in the late Anglo‐Saxon–Scandinavian period either through a deliberate act of replanning or by the gradual coalescing of small settlements or isolated farms, which did not originally have a single focus. See Christopher Taylor, Village and Farmstead: A History of Rural Settlement in England (1983).

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