Agriculture, Industry and Trade in the Roman South East

Saturday, 12 November, 2022 - 10:00 to 17:00

CBA South East and Kent Archaeological Society have arranged an 'in person' conference on Agriculture, Industry and Trade in the Roman South East. Student bursaries may be available from the organisers.

The programme and booking details are below and attached as a pdf:

Online booking:


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Joint Annual Conference


Kent Archaeological Society & Council for British Archaeology South East


Agriculture, Industry and Trade in the Roman South East


Saturday 12th November 2022

Grimond Lecture Theatre 1, University of Kent at Canterbury CT2 7NX


9.30 – 10.00



10.00 – 10.10

Chair: Paul Booth 

Welcome and introduction

10.10 – 10.50

James Gerrard (Newcastle University)

‘Living by the Medway Marsh: Roman and early medieval activity at Grange Farm, Gillingham Kent’

10.50 – 11.30

Anne Sassin (Kent Downs AONB)

‘Gods and grains: new insights into ritual and agricultural activity at Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent'

11.30 – 11.50

Tea & coffee break


11.50 – 12.30

Philip Smither (West Berkshire Heritage)

‘Re-investigating trade at Richborough’

12.30 – 13.10

Louise Rayner (Archaeology South-East)

‘New findings, old archives: recent research on Roman pottery’

13.10 – 14.20



14.20 – 15.00`

Lindsay Banfield (York Archaeology)

‘Making flour the German Way: imported lava querns and millstones in Roman Britain and Sussex’

15.00 – 15.40

Damian Goodburn (MoLA)

‘Evidence for Roman woodworking and woodlands in the SE of England’

15.40 – 16.00



16.00 – 16.40

Martyn Allen (Oxford Archaeology)

‘New evidence for Roman iron production at Bexhill, Sussex’

16.40 – 16.50

Closing remarks








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Postal Address: 
Grimond Lecture Theatre 1
University of Kent