Tagged: archaeology

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....

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...

AGM 2018 (Tavistock Branch)

Annual General Meeting, followed by an illustrated talk by John Morgan BA FRIN on “Bronze Age Astronomy on Dartmoor”.

Roman Exeter and the Seaton Down Coin Hoard (Exeter Branch)

Roman Exeter deals with highlighting discoveries such as the bathhouse, military works at the former St Loyes College and at Topsham, and tracing the development of the city from a military stronghold to an administrative...