Exmoor’s Archaeology Forum 27 September 2014

Moorland, the Heart of Exmoor

Celebrate the rich archaeological landscape surviving on Exmoor at the 14th Annual Archaeology Forum on Saturday 27 September 2014, the 60th anniversary year of the designation of the National Park.

heartofexmoor-chapmanbarrows(c)PeterLorimer A digital artist’s impression of Chapman’s Barrow, comissioned through the Heart of Exmoor Scheme. Copyright 2013 (c) Peter Lorimer

The forum will highlight recent work across the National Park including community projects such as the Longstone Landscape Project investigating moorlands above Challacombe and Parracombe. There will also be an update on the historic settlement project Dig Porlock Village.

Is White Rock Cottage more than a humble dwelling? Find out how it has been a key to researching the creation of the 19thcentury landscape in Simonsbath. New discoveries associated with the Exmoor Mires Project will be presented together recent palaeological research into the development of the mires and an assessment of the historic routeways which have carved…

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