North East Hampshire Historical
& Archaeological Society


Book: St. Patrick's School, South Farnborough. A Potted History 1886 - 1968.
This recently published account of the former RC junior school in Peabody Road by Bryan Hoskyns features many photographs and drawings in its 68 A4 pages. Price £ 9.95. For more details contact:

Forthcoming Events

5th October: The Sieges of Basing House.
A guided tour conducted by Alan Turton in aid of The Battlefields Trust. Meet in the Basing House car-park at 2pm. Cost: £5 donation to The Battlefields Trust (for non Trust members). Please note there is also a charge to enter Basing House.
Contact Alan Turton 01256 321 193 for further information.

The CBA Wessex Conference & AGM, 1 Nov.
Hearth and Home. The archaeology of domestic buildings in Wessex.

The conference and AGM will take place at Larkhill. Places are limited, so bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of full payment.

John Gale: The Knowlton Beaker House and other early houses in the Wessex Area
Luke Winter: Late Neolithic and Late Prehistoric Buildings, their use and construction
Dr Rowena Banerjea: Study of microscopic rubbish residues on early Roman floor houses - use of domestic space.
Drs Miles Russell and Paul Cheetham: 'Rome is where the hearth is?' The Durotriges Project and the use and types of Roman Buildings.
Prof. David Hinton: 'Grub huts and halls' domestic arrangements in the Anglo-Saxon period.
Robert Hill: Types and development of the medieval home and how the modern house was born
Mary Rose Trust: TBA
Peter Stanier: Living in the Industrial Age. The use of postmedieval purpose-built housing for workers and conversion of industrial buildings for domestic use'
Julian Richards: From barracks to homes an interesting case from Larkhill.

There is free parking on site

Tickets: Wessex CBA Members £15 : non-Wessex CBA members £20. Tickets include free parking and refreshments (not lunch).

To book a place please contact:

Andy Manning, c/o Wessex Archaeology, Portway House, Old Sarum Park, Salisbury, SP4 6EB. Tel: 01722 343406 or email here.

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