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Derbyshire Archaeology Day

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Derbyshire Archaeology Day supported by the Peak District National Park, Chesterfield Borough Council and Derbyshire County Council.

Agenda

  • 0915 – 0945       Arrival and registration (Tea and coffee available, for which a charge will be made)

Chair: Steve Baker, Derbyshire County Council

  • 0945 – 1015 – A Late Iron Age to Romano-British rural site at Highfields Farm, Findern Paula Whittaker (Wessex Archaeology)
  • 1025 – 1055 –  Excavation of a late Iron Age production centre at Eckington, Derbyshire: the continuation of native Iron Age smelting practices and ore sources into the Roman period Carl Champness (Oxford Archaeology)
  • 1105 – 1135 – Coffee (free of charge)
  • 1135 – 1205  – Investigation of a hilltop enclosure at Lea Wood
  • 1215 – 1245 – Fire, Ice and People: lead pollution as proxy for societal and economic change from the Peak to the Alps Prof. Chris Loveluck and Dr Hannah O’Regan (Dept of Classics & Archaeology, University of Nottingham)
  • 1300 – 1415 – Lunch (not provided)

Chair: Anna Badcock, Peak District National Park Authority

  • 1410 – 1415  – A little thanks to Ken and Dave
  • 1415 – 1445 – Approaches to medieval Chesterfield: recent sites at West Bars and Old Tupton (Caitlin Halton and Tom Parker Archaeological Research Services)
  • 1450 – 1520 – Latest findings from excavations at Castleton Angela Stafford (Castleton Medieval Hospital Project) and Colin Merrony (University of Sheffield)
  • 1525 – 1550 – Tea (free of charge)
  • 1550 – 1620 – Farmsteads and Landscapes in the Peak District Jeremy Lake (Historic Environment Consultant)
  • 1625 – 1655 – Landscape History Research at Ilam Hall, Derbyshire (Simon Chesters-Thompson National Trust)
  • 1700 – Closing remarks
  • 1715 – Depart

 

Venue:

  • Pomegranate Theatre

Date:

Prices:

  • £11 - Waged
  • £8 - Unwaged

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