Thursday 2nd

The Archaeology of Early and Medieval England

Professor Stephen Upex

Programme:

10.00 11.00
The Anglo-Saxon background/ Domesday Book/ the rise of the manor/ early castles/ post conquest villages/ houses/ moated sites

11.00  11.30 Coffee

11.30 12.30
Village life and people/village industries. Deer parks, rabbit warrens and dovecotes. The archaeology of early church sites and their graveyards.

12.30  14.00 Lunch

14.00 15.00
Practical handling teaching session looking at medieval finds and other objects from recent excavations and current research projects.

15.00 15.30 Tea

15.30 16.30
Deserted village sites (DMVs) the archaeology of open field arrangements and landscape evidence/ what early maps tell us.

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Friday 3rd

People and Places: Parishioners, Finance and the Buildings of the Parish Church

Dr Frank Woodman

Programme:

10.00 – 11.00
The Parish Church in the 11th century – “All change or no Change”?

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 12.30
The impact of Liturgical developments and the shift in financial responsibility the Virgin Mary and the Church Wardens.

12.30 14.00 Lunch

14.00 15.00
The flow of money and the flow of design the Decorated Style at parish level and the impact of Purgatory.

15.00 15.30 Tea

15.30 16.30
Community action at Parish level the Writing on the Wall.

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