Newmarket Hill - A Sussex Downland History/The first farmers - Neolithic to Saxon

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Stone age hunter gatherers · Medieval - shepherds and rabbits

Outline[edit]

  • Agricultural revolutions
  • Evidence:
    • Archaeology
    • Climate
    • Vegetation changes
  • Trade
    • Ancient trackways
  • Agriculture:
    • Downland deforestation and ploughing
    • Farm and settlement patterns
  • Population
  • Water supply:
    • Dewponds