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DGT AUTUMN CONFERENCE: Digging for Gardens: Garden Archaeology Today

Date & Time of Event: 
Saturday, 28 September, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00


Digging for Gardens: Garden Archaeology Today

Saturday 28th September 2013  |  Longdown Village Hall  |  10.00h - 16.00h

Chairman: Steven Pugsley


Tom Williamson, University of East Anglia -  'Where does the garden end? Landscape archaeology and the definition of design.'

Rob Wilson-North, Conservation Officer for Exmoor National Park - ‘Seeing Beyond the Flowers: The archaeology of gardens.’

Brian Dix, Garden Archaeologist -  ‘Here’s one made earlier – Archaeology and Garden Reconstruction.’

Todd Gray, Research Fellow, Department of History, University of Exeter - `The Garden Archaeology of the Devon Church.'

Penny Cunningham, Department of Archaeology, University of Exeter - 'Unravelling a polite landscape: Community archaeology at Poltimore.'

Booking essential.  Delegate fee £35 (DGT member) / £40 (non-member) per person to include refreshments on arrival and lunch.  There are a limited number of student places available at a discounted rate - please contact Clare Greener (see below).

For more details about the conference please contact Clare Greener (claregreener@talktalk.net).