Provisional Programme released for Archaeology in Devon 2019

The provisional programme for Archaeology in Devon 2019 has been released.

This event will take place at  the Council Chamber, County Hall, Exeter on 13 April 2019

The day will provide an overview of recent work across the county, with topics ranging from prehistoric to medieval and post-medieval. The cost is £12 per person which includes coffee and tea, and soft drinks at lunchtime: packed lunches may be brought to be eaten at County Hall. There will be bookstalls and poster exhibitions. Note that the programme incorporates the Society’s AGM.
There is free parking at County Hall and public transport is available.
Places are limited, so bookings should be made  as soon as possible and no later than April 8th.

A booking form can be downloaded here


Provisional Programme
10.00 Registration and coffee
10.30 Welcome from the President of the Devon Archaeological Society
10.35 Artefacts and pits: the Early Neolithic site at Ottery St MaryHenrietta Quinnell (University of Exeter)
11.05 A prehistoric miscellany: excavation on the high moors 2016-2018 by Dartmoor National Park Lee Bray (Dartmoor National Park)
11.35 Okehampton: a Vicus on the verge of the Roman EmpireChris Caine (AC Archaeology)
12.05 A Roman centotaph enclosure east of Tiverton Jerry Austin (Cotswold Archaeology)
12.30 Devon Archaeological Society AGM
13.00-13.50 Lunch
13.50 An early medieval ironworking site at Hemyock Jonathan Orellana (Cotswold Archaeology)
14.10 Moor to Shore National Mapping ProgrammeCain Hegarty (AC Archaeology)
14.35 Devonshire linhays revisited Martin Watts (Historic building specialiast)
15.00 A year at the Cathedral: the ongoing study of its glass and metalwork John Allan (Exeter Cathedral Archaeologist)
15.30 Tea
15.50 The medieval Exe Bridge, Exeter Stewart Brown (freelance archaeologist)
16.20 The Exeter 2016 Fire: An update on archaeological workAndrew Pye (Exeter City Council Heritage Officer) with supporting panel
17.00 Questions, discussion and concluding remarks
17.15 Close