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Event: Sussex Archaeology Symposium 2017

Saturday 25th March - King's Church, Lewes

The 2017 Sussex Archaeology Symposium is a round up of some of the latest archaeological investigations across Sussex.  From a prehistoric enclosure and ancient tracks to a sunken WWI U-boat off the South Coast, via Roman settlements, villas and fields.  We'll also be hearing about heritage crime in Sussex and looking into the ritual protection of the home.


  • Discovering Eastbourne's Early Neolithic Enclosure: Jo Seaman
  • Neolithic and Bronze Age Peacehaven: Diccon Hart
  • Gobblestubbs Copse, Arundel: The End of Prehistory:Gordon Hayden
  • The Bexhill Bypass: Iride Tomaži?
  • Classis Britanica Port and Settlement, Ashburnham: Lynn and Kevin Cornwell
  • Plumpton Roman Villa: Dr David Rudling
  • A wider context for I.D. Margary's proposed centuriation at Ripe: Dr John Peterson
  • Heritage Crime: Daryl Holter
  • Medieval Maps, Measures and Building Stones: Roger Cordiner and Anthony Brook
  • Shipwrecks at Birling Gap: Oliver Hutchinson
  • Withches, Warlocks and Wellington: The Ritual Protection of the Home: Janet Pennington

Date:  Saturday 25th March
Time:  9.50am -5pm
Venue:  King's Church, Brooks Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2BY
Fee:  £40 (£35 for Friends of Sussex School of Archaeology)

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