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Medieval Mason's Marks

Medieval Masons Marks

This section contains details of our programme of lectures and our summer visits. For the the schedule of SOAG fieldword see SOAG Calendar

Programme of Lectures

We run a full programme of lectures from September to April. All lectures are held at the Goring Heath Parish Hall, Whitchurch Hill (map) at 7.30 pm for 7.45pm (unless stated otherwise) and are free to all, although donations are appreciated.


2018-2019 lectures series


Thursday Sept 27 2018
Lecture by Dr. Simon Draper (Victoria County History)
Title: 'Recent Research for the Victoria County History in Goring and Goring Heath parishes'

Thursday Oct 25 2018
Lecture by
Dr Peter Warry FSA
Title: '
The evolution of Roman ceramic building material in southern England.'

Thursday Nov 22 2018
Lecture by Michael Walsh (Cotswold Archaeology)
Title: 'Excavations on the 17th century warship, the London'

Thursday Jan 24 2019
Lecture by Dr Martin Bridge (UCL Institute of Archaeology )
Title: 'An Introduction to Dendrochronology (Tree-Ring Dating)'

Thursday Feb 28 2019
Lecture by David Sanchez (Thames Valley Archaeological Services)
Roman villa site in Tackley'

Thursday Mar 28 2019
Lecture by
Dr Edward Peveler (Chilterns Conservation Board)
Title: Beacons of the Past: Hillforts in the Chilterns Landscape'

Sunday April 28 2019 (2-5 pm)
SOAG's public Review of Archaeology, preceded by SOAG AGM (venue)
Followed by the SOAG end-of-year party.


Other Events

See the SOAG calendar for a diary listing all SOAG happenings including fieldwork.