Programme of Events
Summer Meeting and AGM, 2013, at Stonegate Village Hall, Forgefield, Wadhurst, TN5 7ED.
Saturday, 20th July, 2013
11am: WIRG members, Brian Herbert and Tim Cornish, (in absentia) will give us a talk on:
“A possible 14th C canal (mostly dry) from Bivelham, upstream, to Rolf's Farm; and some records concerning Bivelham Forge”.
12noon: AGM; 2pm: visit to Bivelham Forge site.
Winter Meeting, 2014
2:30pm, Saturday, 1st February, 2014 at Nutley War Memorial Hall,
Nutley, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3NE.
Speaker: Tim Cornish will talk on "Mayfield's Tudor gunfoundry: the site, its history and context"
Programme of forays for 2013/14
|Programme of forays for 2013/14|
|Dec 14th 2013||Locating and mapping features in the Lordship Wood area.|
|Jan 11th 2014||as December|
|Feb 15th 2014||locating water management features downstream from Wimbletotts Wood, minepits and charcoal production in the Vinehall Forest|
|Mar 8th 2014||as Feb., working from Salehurst
|Excavation days: Planned for May/June 2014, dates to be agreed later.|
Contact for times and rendezvous details: Jonathan Avens
What is a Foray?
A foray includes field walking to identify possible iron-working sites. In favourable cases, this is followed up by excavation to further explore the layout of the site and to find dating evidence.
View a short VIDEO of a Foray (16Mb) - it may take a while to download.
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