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Excursion: Nether Winchendon House and Chenies Manor House

Date: September 19th 2017

Time: 9:00am-6:15pm

Nether Winchendon House is a unique Strawberry Hill Gothick mediaeval Manor House situated in a valley at the foot of the Chilterns. It has passed by family descent for over 450 years and remains a family home to this day. Sir Scrope Bernard, Bart, redesigned the mediaeval and Tudor exterior and clad the original timber-framed house in stone and then encased it in stucco in the Strawberry Hill Gothick style. The Grand Portico on the West Front was also added at this time. Tudor chimneys curl majestically above, next to an elegant cupola. The house is now lived in by Robert and Georgianna Spencer Bernard and their family. One of the family members will give us a private guided tour of the house. Chenies manor house, which forms the core of the present day structure, was built by Sir John Cheyne in approximately 1460. In the centre of the main house, there is an unusual spiral staircase where the handrail has been carved into the brick. The house includes a medieval well, a dungeon and a reputed priest hole. Nickolaus described it as “beautifully mellow under the trees by the church, and archaeologically a fascinating puzzle.”

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Lecture: John Naylor

Date: October 17th 2017

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

The Watlington Hoard: King Alfred's Coins and Viking Treasures

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Society of Landscape Studies Conference

Date: October 21st 2017

Society of Landscape Studies Conference, co-hosted by OAHS in Oxford. More details to follow.

Lecture: Adrienne Rosen

Date: October 31st 2017

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

The Making of Chipping Norton: History and Buildings to 1750

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Lecture: Peter Smith

Date: November 14th 2017

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

Port Meadow: The Forgotten Aerodrome

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Lecture: Simon Bradley

Date: November 28th 2017

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

Pevsner and the Oxford Colleges (The Oxfordshire Buildings Record Lecture)

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Lecture: Malcolm Airs

Date: December 12th 2017

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

'One of the most beautiful landscapes in the world': The Nuneham Courtenay Estate 1712 - 2017

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Christmas Party

Date: December 12th 2017

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Place: Rewley House

The final lecture of this year will be followed by the OAHS Christmas party, to be held at Rewley House after the lecture. Cost is £6, Members should log in to book.

Lecture: David Griffiths & Jane Harrison

Date: January 9th 2018

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

Lepers, Pilgrims and Roundheads: Excavations at Bartlemas Chapel, Cowley, by Archeox (the East Oxford Project)

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Lecture: John Blair

Date: January 23rd 2018

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

Roman and Early Medieval Wychwood: New Thoughts and Discoveries

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Lecture: Ben Ford

Date: February 6th 2018

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

Westgate Oxford: Initial Results from Oxford’s Largest Excavation - a prehistoric floodplain, a medieval friary, Civil War defences and Victorian terraces (The Tom Hassall Lecture)

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Tom Hassall Lecture Reception

Date: February 6th 2018

Time: 6:45pm-8:00pm

Place: Rewley House

A Reception will be held for OAHS members immediately following the Tom Hassall Lecture on Tuesday 6 February at Rewley House. No charge but donations will be welcome. Numbers limited, booking essential.

Lecture: John Hawkins

Date: February 20th 2018

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

Old Maps of Oxford: Another Look at Agas, Loggan and Whittlesey

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Lecture: Susan Lisk

Date: March 6th 2018

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Place: Rewley House

The Oxfordshire Historic Environment Record at 50

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The Society's speaker meetings and committee meetings are held in Rewley House, Oxford (marked R).

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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.


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