Wanborough Revisited: The Rights and Wrongs of Treasure Trove Law in England and Wales
Thomas, S. (2009), ‘Wanborough Revisited: The Rights and Wrongs of Treasure Trove Law in England and Wales’, in S. Thomas and P.G. Stone (eds.), Metal Detecting and Archaeology (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press), 153-66.
This chapter in ‘Metal Detecting and Archaeology’ focuses on a key incident of nighthawking in southern England and the subsequent trials, which ultimately influenced a key change in legislation in England and Wales with regard to the treatment of Treasure.