During this year’s festival of British Archaeologyon 31st July Rachel Foster, Assistant County Archaeologist and Tom Sunle, Historic Environment Records Data Manager from Wilsthire County Council led a tour of the East Wansdyke. More can be found here:
Hundreds turn out to protest a proposed development at Old Oswestry hillfort – which also impacts on Wat’s Dyke.
Read more at: Old Oswestry Hillfort
New dating for Offa’s Dyke at Chirk suggests it may have been built earlier that the time of King Offa.
There is a meeting on Saturday the 22nd of March at 2pm organized by BRISI (Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Insitution). There will be four speakers who “will unravel the mysteries of this prominent defensive ditch, that dates from the Dark Ages”.
The speaker are Prof Andrew Reynolds, Prof Emeritus Peter Fowler, Jonathan Erskine & Dr Helen Geake.
Further details at The Mystery of the Wansdyke
A little short notice but there is a seminar on Sunday 22nd February 2014 – In Defence of Old Oswestry Hillfort
Old Oswestry is threatened by a housing development that would destroy the setting of the hillfort.