Just published by the Bucks Archaeological Society

This new book brings together, in an easily accessible form, information from all currently known archaeological and documentary sources about the 700-year history of pottery production sites and potters across Buckinghamshire, gathering excavation reports, field names, parish records and national censuses alike to portray a once-important Buckinghamshire industry.

Pots, Potters and Potteries
of Buckinghamshire 1200-1910.

Published October 2019.

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BAS Archaeology, Conference – Autumn 2019

Bucks Archaeological Society’s conference

HS2 ArchaeologyDiscoveries from Year 2

Postponed until after the general election, Sorry

on Saturday 23 November at Winslow Public Hall, Elmsfield Gate, MK18 3JG.   1.30-5pm, £3 on the door.  The county’s biggest archaeological dig, on the route of the high-speed rail line, is turning up various unexpected settlements. From Mesolithic to Medieval plus a complex area under investigation in Warwickshire.

Lectures in Marlow

Thursday 16th January 2020, 8.00 p.m.

The East Berkshire Project

Paul Seddon, a resource assessment report. A large number of project opportunities, both fieldwork and desk-based research, flow from this report.

In the Garden Room, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD. Members of AIM& MAS £3.00, non-member £4.50, students £1.50

Thursday 6th February 2020, 8.00 p.m.

Kings, Power and Conversion in Anglo-Saxon England

Dr Gabor Thomas (Reading University), new archaeological perspectives from the Kingdom of Kent.

Main Hall, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD. Members of AIM& MAS £3.00, non-member £4.50, students £1.50

Thursday 20th February 2020, 8.00 p.m.

The Archaeology of HS2 in Buckinghamshire

Lucy Lawrence (Bucks County Council Archaeology Officer) will outline how the Archaeology of HS2 is helping to answer some longstanding questions about the development and use of this historic landscape.

In the Garden Room, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD. Members of AIM& MAS £3.00, non-member £4.50

BAS AAG Thursday evening meeting

Tuesday 12 December:
Christmas Party and AAG annual round-up of the year’s activities – AAG members

See the full meeting schedule here.

All meetings are at the Bucks County Museum in Church Street, Aylesbury, and start at 7.30pm. Entrance is from the footpath on the side of the building that faces St Mary’s Churchyard.
• All meetings are in three parts: a practical archaeology session or speaker on a recent excavation; a break for tea, coffee and biscuits; then reports on our current and recent archaeology projects. All welcome.