Medieval

1066-1600

Winchester and the Norman Conquest

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At this conference leading experts on 11th century England will consider how  the principal city of Alfred the Great and its people were affected by conquest. The headline speaker will be broadcaster and historian Dr Marc Morris.

The conference takes place at Winchester's Guildhall and is part of a wider project which aims to celebrate and promote the ancient city as a centre of key significance to England.

Analytical survey of earthworks on Gravelly Hill, Caterham

In 2014 land on Gravelly Hill was purchased by Caterham School and they expressed an interest in knowing the archaeological and historical background to their new land. The late Peter Gray had already noted the presence of earthworks within the area but access had previously been limited. As a result of the change of ownership members of the Surrey Archaeological Society undertook aa measured survey of the land within the medieval park and a small area to its immediate north.

Keeping the lights on at Hampton Court

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London Archaeologist's Annual Lecture will this year feature a report on archaeological works alongside the project to replace electrical cabling within Hampton Court. This has offered an opportunity to excavate within the buildings and is revealing earlier phases of construction.

Admission free but contact Becky Wallower to register your interest and for information: becky.wallower@dial.pipex.com

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