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Archaeology in Devon 2019

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:15 pm


The day will provide an overview of recent work across the county, with topics ranging from prehistoric to medieval and post-medieval.

All attendees will be required to register. Members (only) will receive a voting card for use in the AGM section of the day, which runs from 12:30 – 13:00. Non-members may take a longer lunch-break or may remain in the chamber as observers.

There is free parking at County Hall and public transport is available.

Provisional Programme

Booking form available here

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 Mary Henrietta 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 Empire Chris 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 Programme Cain 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 work Andrew Pye (Exeter City Council Heritage Officer) with supporting panel
17.00 Questions, discussion and concluding remarks
17.15 Close


April 13
10:00 am - 5:15 pm
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Council Chamber, County Hall
Topsham Rd
Exeter, Devon EX2 4QU United Kingdom


Henrietta Quinnell