Tagged: archaeology

The medieval Exe Bridge (Exeter Branch)

A talk by DA President, John Allan, followed by an optional walk to examine the remains of the medieval bridge first-hand. Entrance fee, includes tea and biscuits: DA members £3, non-members £3.50.

Imperial Porphyry (Geology Section)

A lecture “Imperial Porphyry – the Archaeology of the Emperor’s Stone” to be given by Prof. Val Maxfield (University of Exeter).

From Druids to Drones (Plymouth Branch)

A talk From Druids to Drones: a history of Dartmoor archaeology by Andrew Thompson. From prehistoric stone rows and roundhouses to 20th-century quarries and firing ranges, Dartmoor is one of Europe’s richest archaeological landscapes....

Dartmoor Boundaries (Tavistock Branch)

Richard Horsham will give an illustrated talk on Dartmoor Boundaries – stones, walls, fences, hedges – their history and construction.

North Hall Manor excavations (S Devon Branch)

A talk “Widecombe and the North Hall Manor archaeological excavations” by Andy Crabb. Andy works for two organisations: Dartmoor National Park Authority and Historic England. North Hall Manor is believed to be the original...

An Overview of Dartmoor’s Archaeology (Tavistock Branch)

An illustrated talk by Dr Lee Bray. Lee Bray is Cornish by birth, growing up in the St. Austell area and spending considerable time, including undertaking the Ten Tors expedition, hiking and camping on...

rebuilding the Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter, Sep 2017

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

Our first spring lecture, entitled Landscape Gardens and F. W. (Frederick William) Meyer, was given on February 7th by Carolyn Keep. Born in 1852 in Grünhof, Meyer worked in his native Germany, Ghent and...