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2019 HALH Symposium

Local history, Landscape and Archaeology

The 2019 HALH symposium will be held at Woolmer Green on the 9th November 2019.  The programme is as follows:

9.30  Registration

10.00   Welcome and introduction to the symposium (Chair of HALH)

0.10   History, archaeology, local history: a strained relationship?  Kris Lockyear

10.30 Gobions and Beyond: archaeology and garden history in Hertfordshire Tom Williamson

11.00   COFFEE

11.30   A late medieval tile kiln at Buntingford Road, Puckeridge  Mark Hinman

12.00   Henry VIII’s fishponds at Hunsdon Anne Rowe

12.15   Percival Blow: St Albans Architect Jon Mein

12.30   LUNCH

2.00     Why Local Historians need to be archaeologically literate Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews

2.30     Archaeological Investigations on the Site of the Former County Gaol, Baker Street, Hertford Peter Boyer

3.00     The Swiss Cottage in Cassiobury Park, Watford: Estate of the Earls of Essex from the Late Seventeenth Century until 1922 Laurie Elvin

3.30     The Kelshall Hoard Phil Kirk

4.00     Summing-up and thanks

Please download the booking form here.



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