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Medieval Mason's Marks

Medieval Masons Marks

This section contains details of our programme of lectures and our summer visits. For the the scheddduleof 2016 fieldword see SOAG Calendar

Programme of Lectures

We run a full programme of lectures from September to April. All lectures are held at the Goring Heath Parish Hall, Whitchurch Hill (map) at 7.30 pm for 7.45pm (unless stated otherwise) and are free to all, although donations are appreciated.


2017-2018 lectures series


Thursday Sept 28 2017
Lecture by Prof Trevor Rowley  (Oxford University)
Title: 'The Landscape of the Norman Conquest'

Thursday Oct 26 2017
Lecture by Richard Oram  (Oxfordshire County Archaeologist)

Title: 'Shining a Light on the Past - How Lidar Transforms Our View

Thursday Nov 23 2017
Two short lectures by SOAG members:

Lecture by Andrew Allum
Title: 'Highwood:  the Mound and Other Enigmas''

Lecture by Lindsey Bedford
Title: 'Boxford:  A Villa and a Mosaic'

Thursday Jan 25 2018
Lecture by Adam McBride (Oxford University)

'The Origins of Wessex: Long Wittenham and theContext of Power'

Thursday Feb 22 2018
Lecture by Carl Champness (Oxford Archaeology)
Wallingford, Winterbrook: Excavations of a multi-period site with Prehistoric and Early Saxon settlement'

Thursday Mar 22 2018
Lecture byDr David Bird
(retired County Archaeologist, Surrey.
Title: Route of the Roman Invasion'

Sunday April 22 2018 (2-5 pm)
SOAG's public Review of Archaeology, preceded by SOAG AGM (venue)
Followed by the SOAG end-of-year party.


Other Events

See the SOAG calendar for a diary listing all SOAG happenings including fieldwork.