Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 3 – 4.
A year of increasing activity and much change. Training excavation this year. Congratulations to Bob Whitaker and Tanya Walls on achieving M.A.degrees at Bristol University in Landscape Archaeology and to all members who have recently achieved qualifications at all levels.
19th Century HemingtonJohn Oswin
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 5 – 10.
Dormitory Village, Greenfield Sites, Incomers, Skyscrapers, Speculating Builders, 19th Century Hemington had them all! See also Laverton by John Oswin in Camertonia 2002
The very large Parish of HemingtonGill Holt
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 11 – 14.
A further insight into Hemington
The Feel and Sound of Sarsen StoneMary Huntley
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 15 – 18.
The story of excavating at Beckhampton Avenue, Avebury.
The cataloguing of the BRLSI collectionsTerry Harris
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 19 – 20.
BRLSI – B&CAM; from Artifacts to Ziggurats? Watch this Space.
A quick note from the new SecretaryCeri Lambdin
Camertonia 39 (2001) p. 21.
An update on two projects: South Stoke and Paulton Villa.
Excursions Reports 2000Ken Appleby
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 23 – 29.
Attendances high despite some very poor weather. Seven excursions planned for next year. Suggestions for venues welcomed. 6th May, detailed Report here on the visit to Old Sarum Castle and Salisbury Cathedral by Mary Huntley. Freshford 23rd May. Short Report by Ken Appleby on evening outing led by Alan Dodge despite very heavy rain. Bathampton Down 13th June, including Sham Castle, Bathwick Wood and Bushey Norwood by Bob Whitaker. Lansdown 27th June, included Brockham End, Further Slate Wood and the site of the battle of Lansdown, by Ken Appleby. Westbury and the White Horse 10th July; a detailed report here by Ken Appleby on the outing led by John Oswin ‘in the teeth of a gale’. Malmesbury Town and Abbey 9th September. Long Report by Sophie Hawke on this visit. Abbey tour guided by Ron Bartholomew.
Excursions planned for 2001Ken Appleby
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 30 – 36.
Worlebury Hill Fort and Weston super Mare 28th April, Devizes 22nd May, Bath City Defences 12th June, Wells Town Walk 10th July, Somerset Coal Canal 31st July, Portchester and Fort Nelson 1st September, Winchester 29th September.
Excursion Booking Slips
Camertonia 39 (2001) p. 37.
News and Future Events
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 39 – 41.
Joint Lecture with the geologists at BRLSI on Wadi Faynan on 14th?. Annual Excavation at Blacklands will be the 25th June to the 3rd August. CBA South West 21st April Annual Members Meeting. Full programme here, including a guided tour of Castle Neroche. Visit to Bodmin Moor 13th May organised by the Cornish Archaeology Unit of Truro. Symposium on ‘The Land of the Dubonni’ 10th November 2001. Includes papers from Professors Cunliffe, Darvill, Dumville, Fulford, Rahtz and others!. New address for Young Archaeologists Club. Full list here of Walks and Talks in Bath on dates between April and June 2001. Organised by the Bethlehem Link to raise funds for exchange students from Israel. National Monuments Research Centre, Swindon. A research day designed to help individuals undertaking research projects, 30th March
Officers of the Society
Camertonia 39 (2001) pp. 42 – 43.