Under the Oracle: Excavations at the Oracle Shopping Centre site 1996-8, by Ben Ford, Dan Poore, Ruth Shaffrey and David Wilkinson, reports on the substantial evidence recovered at the Reading site for medieval and post-medieval water management, milling at the Minster Mill and St Giles Mill, the tanning, leather working and dyeing industries, and an unusual building interpreted as the 12th- to 13th-century cookhouse of Reading Abbey.

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