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Derbyshire Archaeology Day

Derbyshire Archaeology Day Chesterfield

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

Pre-booking is essential as tickets will not be available on the day of the event.


0915 – 0945 Arrival and registration. Tea and coffee available for which a charge will be made.

Chair: Steve Baker, Derbyshire County Council

9.45-9.50 Welcome

9.50-10.20 A recently discovered barrow at Baker Lane, Doveridge – Simon Brown, Wessex Archaeology

10.20-10.50 Prehistoric and Romana-British activity at Oxcroft Lane, Bolsover – Reuben Thorpe, Archaeological Research Services

11.00-11.30 Coffee (free of charge)

11.30 – 12.00 Excavations at Navio Roman fort, Bradwell – Tom Parker, Archaeological Research Services

12.00-12.30 Excavations at the Holywell car park, Chesterfield – Glyn Davies, ArcHeritiage

12.30-12.40 Questions

12.40-14.00 Lunch (not provided, please bring your own)

Chair: Anna Badcock, Peack District National Park Authority

14.00-13.30 Walking Together – an award-winning community project at Markham Vale – Frances Smith, Kate Watson, BEAM, & Markham Vale Heritage Group

13.30-15.00 The Search for Radbourne Hall – Ian Parker Heath, Enrichment through Archaeology, and Di Prescott, Radbourne History & Archaeology Group

15.10-15.40 Tea (free of charge)

15.40-16.10 A showcase of finds recently reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme – Maria Kneafsey, Finds Liaison Officer

16.10-16.40 Using submersible robots to explore the flooded depths in Deep Ecton Mine – John Barnatt

16.40 Closing remarks

16.45 Depart


  • Pomegranate Theatre



  • £11
  • £8 - Concessions
  • Under 16s free

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