Welcome to the North Devon Archaeological Society website.
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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
NDAS winter/spring lecture and events programme
17 March 2015 7:00 pm
14 April 2015 7:30 pm
Excavations at Batsworthy Wind Farms by Wessex Archaeology
20 June 2015
A one day Lithics Workshop by Henrietta Quinnell at the Old Assembly Rooms, South Molton; contact Derry Bryant for details.
All lectures take place in the Castle Centre, Castle Street, Barnstaple (parking in the large car park adjacent to the Library). Talks are free to NDAS members, visitors £2.50.
The North Devon Archaeological Society Golden Anniversary Book
The book is available from local shops and retail outlets at such as the local museums and attractions or by post from NDAS. The publication team have tried to include as wide a selection of articles as space permits to reflect both the Societies broad interest and also the amount of work being undertaken within northern Devon.
Fully illustrated with a colour section on the Harvest Jug exhibition and also an index from the Portable Antiquities officer for Devon of recent finds. In all 17 wide ranging articles of interest to Archaeologists, Landscape Historians and Historians in general.
Available from NDAS -
A Field Guide to The Archaeology of the Taw and Torridge Estuaries
Man has always used the environment for his own ends and an estuary is a choice place for exploitation. It is a natural resource, a haven, an entrance and an exit, a birthplace and a graveyard for ships.
This guide gives details of all the important sites of the estuary. Geographically, this survey ranges from either side of the estuary mouth, to include the beaches of Westward Ho! and Saunton and the Burrows of Northam and Braunton. Upstream, it goes as far as Barnstaple on the Taw and Annery (Weare Giffard) on the Torridge.
As well as being available from a number of local outlets the book is also available
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