Neighbouring Counties

Dorset

Discover more about Dorset’s Milton Abbas Old Town Project

 

Hampshire

 

Talk about the Rev  George Bisset, vicar of Malmesbury Abbey from 1793-1828 and rector of Dauntsey from 1800-1828, fell in love with the Earl of Suffolk’s only daughter, Lady Catherine Howard.  For further details visit The Chawton House Library website.

Oxfordshire

FROM THE COTSWOLDS TO THE CHILTERNS:

THE HISTORIC LANDSCAPES OF OXFORDSHIRE

A joint conference hosted by the Society for Landscape Studies and Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society, to be held on:

Saturday 21st October 2017 at St. Annes College, Oxford from 0930 to 1700.

 Programme:

0930 Registration

1000 Introductions

1010 Helena Hamerow (Oxford University):

‘Anglo-Saxon Oxfordshire: Dorchester-on-Thames and the origins of Wessex’

1045 Coffee

1115 Stephen Mileson (Oxford University/VCH Oxfordshire):

‘The South Oxfordshire Project: perceptions of landscape, settlement and society, c.500-1650’

1150 Simon Townley and Simon Draper (VCH Oxfordshire):

‘The Victoria County History in and around Wychwood Forest’

1250 Questions

1300 Buffet Lunch and Society for Landscape Studies AGM

1400 David Clark (Oxfordshire Buildings Record):

‘Period, People and Place: houses in the Oxfordshire Landscape’

1430 Heather Horner (Oxfordshire Buildings Record):

‘Clues to Landscape Use: evidence from Oxfordshire farm buildings’

1500 Questions

1510 Tea

1545 Stephen Wass (Oxford University/Polyolbion Archaeology):

‘The Enstone Marvels and other Oxfordshire Wonders of the Seventeenth Century’

1615 Trevor Rowley (Oxford University):

‘Twentieth-Century Oxfordshire Landscapes’

1645 Questions and Round-up

1700 Close

 Course Fee.

Basic Fee: £35. For full time students and members of

Society for Landscape Studies, Oxfordshire Architectural and History Society or Oxfordshire Local History Association the fee is £30.

The fee includes a buffet lunch and light refreshments in the morning and afternoon breaks.

FROM THE COTSWOLDS TO THE CHILTERNS – Booking Form

Please email Brian Rich: brianrich457@btinternet.com for a copy of the programme and a booking form.

Somerset

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