Monday, 7 October 2013

Event: Lake District Archaeology Conference 2013 - 3rd November

A day conference at The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Sunday 3 November 2013

The Lake District is a unique combination of natural landscape modified by millenia of human activity. During this conference, learn about recent projects carried out by local groups, individuals and organisations, including the National Trust.


10.00 Introduction

Vivienne Rees, Chair of Historic Environment Advisory Group, Lake District National Park Authority

10.05 Archaeology in the Lake District National Park 2012-13

John Hodgson, Lake District National Park Authority

10.15 Reflections on History – survey and investigation of slate quarrying in Great Langdale and early mining near Grasmere

Jamie Quartermaine, Oxford Archaeology North and Jamie Lund, National Trust

11.10 Questions and Discussion

11.15 Coffee/tea

11.45 Survey of long houses in the Duddon Valley

Peter Matthiessen, Duddon Valley Local History Group

12.05 Recent work of the Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society

Warren Allison, CATHMS

12.25 Geophysical survey and excavation of the Roman vicus at Ravenglass

Kurt Hunter-Mann, York Archaeological Trust

12.55 Questions and Discussion

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Geophysical survey of the Roman fort and vicus at Ambleside

Jamie Lund, National Trust

2.10 The Roman settlement project at Maryport

Stephen Rowland, Oxford Archaeology North

2.45 Coffee/tea

3.10 Discovering Derventio: recent archaeological investigation of the Roman site at Papcastle

Frank Giecco, Wardell Armstrong Archaeology

3.50 Questions and Discussion

4.00 Finish

How much is it?

Conference including tea and coffee: £13 each
Conference including tea, coffee and buffet lunch: £19.25 each
If you require a parking voucher please add £2

How to book

Please fill in the Archaeology Conference Form (PDF) and send a cheque for the appropriate amount (payable to LDNPA) to:
Murley Moss
Oxenholme Road
Alternatively call 01539 724555 with your debit or credit card details.

Closing date

The conference normally sells out, so please don't wait too long! The final date for bookings is Monday 28 October 2013.


There is a pay and display car park next to the Theatre. There is a discount for parking on any long stay car park in Keswick with Allerdale Borough Council. A day rate of £2 is payable only in advance.
Please tick the box on the form and add £2 to your payment if you need a parking voucher.

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