The Roman Society

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Rural Settlement in Roman Yorkshire

Rural Settlement in Roman Yorkshire

Joint conference sponsored by the Roman Antiquities Section (YAS) and the Roman Society

The Milton Rooms, Market Square. Malton YO17 7LX

Saturday 24 October 2015

9.30am Coffee and Registration

10am Dr Martyn Allen – Rural settlement across Roman Yorkshire: data syntheses from the Roman Rural Settlement project

10.30am Dr Clive Waddington – A neglected frontier: results from preliminary excavations on a high status settlement on the Brigantian-Roman frontier

11am Dr Peter Halkon – Roman impact on the landscape of the Foulness valley and the western escarpment of the Yorkshire Wolds

11.30am Professor Martin Millett - Across Wold and Vale: new evidence for the dynamics of Roman rural settlement

12-1.30 Lunch

1.30pm Dr Steve Sherlock – The Landscape of Cataractonium (Catterick) 

2pm Ian Roberts – The Other Side of the Vale: The Magnesian Limestone in the Later Iron Age and Roman Period 

2.30pm  Peter Denison-Edson – Romano-British settlement patterns in Swaledale: answers and questions, with particular reference to 4th-century material culture

3pm  Coffee

3.30pm Mike Haken and Hugh Toller – Lines in the landscape: Roman roads and rural settlement 

4pm  Nansi Rosenberg - The Aiskew Roman villa 

4.30pm Discussion

Ian Roberts introduces delegates to the archaeology of the Magnesian limestone

Peter Denison-Edson presenting the work of the Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group (SWAAG)

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