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2018 Conference

Archaeology in Hertfordshire: Recent Research

The third conference was a great success with a series of fascinating papers.  The programme listed below is for reference only.

We are now working on a publication of some of the papers from the 2016 and 2018 conferences which we aim to publish in 2020 for WAS’s 60th anniversary.

Conference Programme

time person paper
10.00am Kris Lockyear Welcome to the third conference
10.05am Chris Lydamore Welcome to the Museum followed by The archaeology of Bishop’s Stortford
10.30am Helen Gibson Hugh Myddelton and the New River
11.00am Louise Bush Neolithic, Bronze Age and Anglo-Saxon settlement and funerary remains at Hazel End, Bishop’s Stortford
11.30am coffee
12.00am Matthew Jones A Later Bronze Age- Early Iron Age Settlement and Prehistoric Precursor to Roman Ermine Street: Excavations at North Buntingford.
12.30pm Gary Marshall Unearthing a WWII legacy, discovering Ashridge’s D-Day camp
1.00pm lunch
2.00pm Ross Lane The Monks’ Graveyard; Finding a lost Abbot at the Abbey church and Cathedral of St Albans
2.30pm Mark Landon Some thoughts on Late Iron Age coin production in Hertfordshire
3.00pm Emily Carroll Burning by number: A multi-disciplinary analysis of cremation practices from Baldock, Hertfordshire.
3.30pm coffee
4.00pm Richard Mortimer The Early Iron Age Territorial Origins of the Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dykes
4.30pm Caroline Baigent et al. Little Hadham


The proceedings from the first conference are available from the University of Hertfordshire Press.




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