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Early medieval iron production on the Blackdown Hills: excavations in Hemyock in context

February 29 @ 19:30 - 21:30

This webinar will outline excavated evidence for iron production in and around Hemyock, on the NW edge of the Blackdown Hills. Whilst production is evidenced from Roman to late medieval times, this paper will focus on early medieval iron production, between the 7th and 10th centuries, and in particular its social, political and landscape context.

7.30pm Thursday 29th February, 2024

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This is a Free event, but donations are greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate, please go to the SANHS website and use the Donate button.

We suggest a donation of £5 or more.


February 29
19:30 - 21:30




01823 272429
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