Historic Buildings

  • 9.30am-5pm The course An introduction to up to date archaeological evidence for the dynamic changes in natural and managed trees (woodmanship) and woodland from prehistoric times to around 1800. The day will involve illustrated talks and site walks. The tutor Damian Goodburn BA Phd AIFA Studied general archaeology for a BA at the Institute of... (more info)
  • 10am-4.30pm The course This day course looks at the documentary evidence for the history of houses, with an emphasis on what it can tell us about their social history. It will introduce participants to the sources and to some of the ways in which you can explore the history of the development of  your house,... (more info)
  • Understanding Vernacular BuildingsTuesday 6 November 2018
    09.30 – 5pm The course A day school on vernacular buildings in general, materials, and the timber- framed tradition of the Marches in comparison to the South – East Region. In the afternoon we will discuss the challenge of living in a timber- framed house from the owner’s perspective, tips on energy efficiency and how to... (more info)