Oxfordshire Past 2017 will be held on 17th June at the Barns Centre, Thame from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The event is now well established in the Oxfordshire calendar for all those interested in history and archaeology and has an extensive programme covering a range of talks from experts in their field. The O.A.H.S. AGM will be held during the lunch break.
The OAHS journal Oxoniensia is now available online. All but the most recent five volumes are freely available under a Creative Commons licence; the most recent volumes are available to subscribers.
Appleton Manor Revisited: New Insights on an Early House
|Lecturer: Trevor Rowley and David Clark|
|Date: March 7th 2017|
|Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm|
|Place: Rewley House|
The moated Manor House at Appleton has been continuously occupied since the twelfth century. The multi-period building incorporates substantial Norman elements. This talk will describe the work of the Appleton Manor Project, which has been examining the structure of the building along with its fascinating history. There has also been a programme of earthwork survey and selective excavation.
Trevor Rowley was Staff Tutor in Archaeology and Local Studies and subsequently Director of Public Programmes at OUDCE from 1969 until his retirement in 2000. His publications include many books on aspects of landscape history and on the Normans. He is a Vice-President of OAHS.
David Clark is Secretary of the Oxfordshire Buildings Record, and a former Treasurer of OAHS.
The Society's speaker meetings and committee meetings are held in Rewley House, Oxford (marked R).
There are metered parking spaces on the west and north sides of Wellington Square. More spaces are normally available on the west side of St Giles where it joins Woodstock Road. From here it is only a short walk down Little Clarendon Street and across Wellington Square to Rewley House.
Parking in Wellington Square is charged until 6.30p.m. and costs £3.00 for up to one hour and £5.00 for up to two. Park and Ride buses from Water Eaton, Pear Tree and Redbridge stop at the top of St Giles, a short distance from Rewley House.
Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society is a registered charity, registration number 259055.