Medieval/Early Modern

1066-1600

Landscape and building materials in the SE

Location

Room G6, The Institute
67 High Street
KT22 8AH Leatherhead
Events: 

Talk by Geoffrey Mead, Sussex University.
Part of the Surrey Industrial History Group Leatherhead lecture series (map).
Single lectures £5, payable on the day, but please contact Bob Bryson, 01483 577809, meetings@sihg.org.uk as seating is strictly limited.

Woking Palace Excavation Open Day

Location

Woking Palace
Carters Lane Old Woking
GU22 8JG Woking
Events: 

At the close of the seventh and final season of excavations on this important medieval and Tudor site, a Scheduled Ancient Monument, there is to be a Special Archaeological Open Day, hosted by the Friends of Woking Palace. In addition to guided tours of the trenches there will be a display of finds recovered from the site together with a range of stalls hosted by local heritage bodies.  Parking is either in Old Woking or at Hoebridge School from where a minibus shuttle service will run to Woking Palace between 11am and 4.30pm approx.

Archaeological investigation of a probable medieval ironworking site at Coldharbour Cottage, Lower Mousehill Lane, Milford, Surrey

The attached report by David Graham, with contributions by Phil Jones and Hugh Turrall-Clarke refers to a probable medieval iron working site in the garden of Coldharbour Cottage, Lower Moushill Lane, Milford in Surrey - NGR SU93892 42360.

Moushill Manor 1845

Castles and Church Towers

Location

Leatherhead Institute
67 High Street
KT22 8AH Leatherhead
Events: 

The Medieval Studies Forum has arranged a meeting at the Leatherhead Institute on the topic of 'Castles and Church Towers'. Full details have been sent to members. Speakers include Michael Shapland and Terry Carlysle plus a number of Forum members. The day will also include a presentation by Jo Richards on the recently completed Villages Study Project looking at Esher.

The full programme for the day is attached. The cost is £9 per person, payable on the day. All are welcome. Please register your interest with Brian Creese (contact details on the attached programme).

The Construction of Gothic Cathedrals

Location

Room G6, The Institute
67 High Street
KT22 8AH Leatherhead , Surrey
United Kingdom
Surrey GB
Events: 

Talk byDouglas Irvine, Structural Engineer.
Part of the Surrey Industrial History Group Leatherhead lecture series(map).
Single lectures £5, payable on the day, but please contact
Bob Bryson, 01483 577809, meetings@sihg.org.uk as seating is strictly limited.

History of Roads in Britain

Location

The Education Centre
The Cathedral Stag Hill
GU2 7UP Guildford , Surrey
United Kingdom
Surrey GB
Events: 

Talk by Douglas Irvine, Civil Engineer.
Part of the 40th Series of Industrial Archaeology Lectures in Guildford (Map).
Single lectures £5, payable on the night.
Enquiries to Bob Bryson, 01483 577809, meetings@sihg.org.uk.

Medieval Studies Forum - Moated Sites and Churches in the Landscape

Location

St Catherines Village Hall
Chestnut Avenue
GU2 4HF Guildford
United Kingdom
GB
Events: 

A full day meeting of the Medieval Studies Forum and Villages Study Group, featuring presentations on various aspects of "Moated Sites" in the mornng and "Churches in the Landscape" in the afternoon. See programme attached for full details and the 'invitation' to offer displays, which gives further background to the two seminars. The programme of presentations is now full but further tabletop displays would be very welcome, whether large or small.

Woking test pitting

Location

Rectory Manor Old Woking
Events: 

The Medforum has been offered the opportunity to dig three test pits in the garden of the Old Manor House (ie Rectory Manor).

This is a highly strategic site in the attempt to complete the sampling of the historic centre of Old Woking.

A number of experienced volunteers will be needed. Please contact Chris Hayward or Richard Savage either via the office or at medforum@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

From Manor to Palace - Excavating the moated site at Woking

Location

Surrey History Centre
Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND Woking
Events: 
Groups: 

Excavations have been taking place at Woking Palace annually since 2009.

This talk by Rob Poulton will focus on the exciting new information to emerge in 2014 including the discovery of the palace well, a new medieval building and an industrial area.

Tickets for this talk are free but booking is essential. To book e-mail info@woking-palace.org or call 07722 299026

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