Tagged: archaeology

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...

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...