Tagged: archaeology

Aerial archaeological survey (E Devon Branch)

A talk “Aerial archaeological survey and excavation; getting down to earth in East Devon” to be given by Bill Horner, Devon County Archaeologist. Over the past 70 years, many thousands of archaeological sites have...

Recent archaeological discoveries in Devon (Bideford Branch)

A talk by Steve Reed about recent archaeological discoveries in Devon. Steve Reed is the Senior Historic Environment Officer at Devon County Council’s Historic Environment Team providing heritage advice to planning authorities and developers....

Rural Settlements in Roman Britain (Tavistock Branch)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Bill Horner, Devon County Archaeologist, will be speaking about the ever growing body of evidence for the Roman occupation of our countryside. Important notes If you would...

Cancelled: The medieval Exe Bridge (Exeter Branch)

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. DA President John Allan will give a talk on the first...

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...