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.

BAS Saturday Lecture

December 7th Buckinghamshire Churches and Mansions: early photographs by Charles May of Aylesbury.
Speakers: Michael Hardy and Charles Boot.
To be followed by seasonal social.

Our lectures are free and located in the County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP starting at 2.30pm.
Lasting about one hour plus time for discussion.
Refreshments are available after the event.

BAS AAG Thursday evening meeting

Thursday 14 November:
Archaeology north of the Cairngorms – speaker: Doug Stuckey
A second summer of discoveries volunteering on an archaeological site in Scotland, vitrified enclosures and  Pictish picture stones.

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.