Dendrochronology: Martin Bridge


Bridge, M. C. (2019) The Science of Dating Vernacular Buildings, in (Ed Cherry, M. and Green, A.) Vernacular Architecture at 50: Towards the Study of Buildings in Context, Vernacular Architecture, 50, 10-11.

Bridge, M. C. (2019) Current developments in the Scientific Dating of Wood. Regional Furniture, XXXIII, 119-123.

Bridge, M. C. and Fowler, A.M. (2019) A new way of looking at dendroprovenancing: spatial field correlations of residuals. Dendrochronologia, 57, online

Gagen, M., Matthews, N., Denman, S., Bridge, M., Peace, A., Pike, R. and Young, G. (2019) The tree ring growth histories of the UK native oaks as a tool for investigating Chronic Oak Decline: An example from the Forest of Dean. Dendrochronologia, 56, 50-59

Fowler, A.M., Bridge, M.C. and Boswijk, G. (2017). An empirical resampling method for determining optimal high-pass filters used in correlation-based tree-ring crossdating. Dendrochronologia, 44, 84-93.

Fowler, A.M. and Bridge, M.C. (2017). Empirically-determined statistical significance of the Baillie and Pilcher (1973) t statistic for British Isles oak. Dendrochronologia,42, 51-55.

Bridge, M. C. (2016) Progress in British Dendrochronology, Archaeology International, 19, 58-62.

Fowler, A.M. and Bridge, M.C. (2015) Mining the British Isles oak tree-ring data set. Part A: Rationale, data, software and proof of concept. Dendrochronologia, 35, 24-33.


Bridge, M. C. (2015) The Impact of Dendrochronological Dating on the Interpretation of Vernacular Architecture in Wales. In: Wilson, R., Helle, G. and Gärtner, H. (Eds), Proceedings of the Dendrosymposium 2014, May 6-10, Aviemore, Scotland, UK. Scientific Technical Report: 15/06, 13th TRACE Conference, Potsdam: Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, pgs 6-11.


Bridge, M.C. and Miles, D. (2012) Dendrochronologically Dated Doors in Great Britain. Regional Furniture, XXVI.

Bridge, M. C. (2012) Locating the origins of wood resources: a review of dendroprovenancing. Journal of Archaeological Science. Available online DOI 10.1016/j/jas.2012.04.028

Bridge, M.C. and Miles, D. (2011) A review of the information gained from dendrochronologically dated chests in England. Regional Furniture, XXV, 25-55. (pdf)

Bridge, M. C. (2011) Resource exploitation and wood mobility in Northern European oak: dendroprovenancing individual timbers from the Mary Rose (1510/11 - 1545).  International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 40(2), 417-423.

Miles, D. and Bridge, M. C. (2010) The Chapter House Doors and their Dating. Chapt 14 in: Westminster Chapter House: the history, art and architecture of 'A Chapter House Beyond Compare', eds Rodwell, W. and Mortimer, R.,  Society of Antiquaries, London.

Bridge, M. C. (2009) The contribution of dendrochronology to church archaeology. Church Archaeology, 10, 43-49.

Bridge, M. C. (2009) Tree-Ring Analysis, in: Hill Hall: a singular house devised by a Tudor intellectual, eds Drury, P. and Simpson, R., Society of Antiquaries, London.

Dobbs, C. and Bridge, M.C. (2008) Construction and Refits: Tree-Ring Dating the Mary Rose. Chapt 19 in Marsden, P (ed) Your Noblest Shippe. Mary Rose: anatomy of a Tudor warship. Mary Rose Trust, Portsmouth.

Rodwell, W., Miles, D., Hamilton, D. and Bridge, M.C. (2006) The dating of the Pyx Door. English Heritage Historical Review, 1, 24-27.

Bridge, M.C. (2005) Dendrochronology, in; Encyclopedia of Geology (eds Selley, R., Cocks L.R.M. and Plimer, I.R.) Elsevier, Oxford Vol 1 pp 387-392.

Bridge, M. C. (2004) A report on the investigation of tree-ring samples from Ra's al-Khaimah, UAE, Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 34, 149-156. Archaeopress, Oxford