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Seminars are events organised to allow interaction between specialist and audience in an informal atmosphere. Often these include opportunities for handling archaeological material or demonstrations such as flint knapping or the use of prehistoric querns.

Berkeley House Seminars
Seminars are held in the DAS premises at Berkeley House, Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1UZ. Prior booking is essential to ensure numbers appropriate for the topic. There is no charge. Tea and coffee are available for a small contribution. To register email h.quinnell@exeter.ac.uk or phone 01392 433214. If emailing please include a phone number.

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February 2019

Seminar: Studying Early Neolithic pottery

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Berkeley House, Berkeley House, Dix's Field
Exeter, Devon EX1 1UZ United Kingdom

With Henrietta Quinnell. The process of producing a pottery report will be explained using the assemblage from the pits of Butts Road, Ottery St Mary (courtesy of AC Archaeology). An opportunity to get up close with some of the earliest pottery in Britain and learn what it can teach us

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March 2019

Seminar: Investigating medieval and early modern Devon: manorial records and the c. 1613 Norden survey of Devon Crown Lands

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Berkeley House, Berkeley House, Dix's Field
Exeter, Devon EX1 1UZ United Kingdom

With David Stone, Frances Billinge and Penny Martin By invitation of the Friends of Devon Archives This will explore the use of medieval manorial records for investigating the local landscape, economy and society, including place names and personal names. Refreshments available, cash contributions on the day For further details and registration, please contact Frances Billinge by email  or on 01626 833620

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Seminar: Archaeology meets soil science; what can we learn from one another?

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Berkeley House, Berkeley House, Dix's Field
Exeter, Devon EX1 1UZ United Kingdom

with Tim Harrod, formerly of the Soil Survey of England and Wales.. His recently published Soil Survey of Northeast Dartmoor presents important research into Dartmoor’s past. An opportunity to learn more about soils from an expert

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