The Society for Landscape Studies

AUTUMN CONFERENCE

 

From the Cotswolds to the Chilterns

The historic landscapes of Oxfordshire

 

Saturday 21 October 2017

St Anne's College, Oxford

 

To be held jointly with the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society.

 

0930 Registration

1000 Introductions

1010 Anglo-Saxon Oxfordshire: Dorchester-on-Thames and the origins of Wessex

Helena Hamerow (Oxford University)

1045 Coffee

1115 The South Oxfordshire Project: perceptions of landscape, settlement and society,

c.500-1650

Stephen Mileson (Oxford University/VCH Oxfordshire)

1150 The Victoria County History in and around Wychwood Forest

S imon Townley and Simon Draper (VCH Oxfordshire)

1250 Questions

1300 Buffet lunch and AGM of the Society for Landscape Studies

1400 Period, people and place: houses in the Oxfordshire landscape

David Clark (Oxfordshire Buildings Record)

1430 Clues to landscape use: evidence from Oxfordshire farm buildings

Heather Horner (Oxfordshire Buildings Record)

1500 Questions

1510 Tea

1545 The Enstone Marvels and other Oxfordshire wonders of the 17th century

Stephen Wass (Oxford University/Polyolbion Archaeology)

1615 20th century Oxfordshire landscapes

Trevor Rowley (Oxford University)

1645 Questions and round-up

1700  Close

 

The conference fee is 35 (30 for full-time students and members of SLS and OAHS), which includes a buffet lunch and light

refreshments in the morning and afternoon breaks. The completed booking form and your cheque should be sent to:

Brian Rich, 11 Adams Grove, LEEK ST13 8NX

 

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