University of Portsmouth, Sat. 3rd Sept. to Sun. 4th Sept. 2016
Burn Hall Hotel, York, Sat. 12th Nov. to Sun. 13th Nov. 2016
“A thousand roads lead men forever to Rome”; Alain de Lille, 1175
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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME DAY 2, SUNDAY 13th NOVEMBER 2016,
BURN HALL HOTEL, TOLLERTON ROAD, YORK. YO61 1JB
8.45 Coffee and welcome
SESSION 5 – Roman Surveying and the Road Network
9.15 Long distance alignments and the political geography of Conquest Britain.
Rob Entwistle – independent researcher
9.50 Margary's centuriation at Ripe in the context of Roman land surveying in southeast Britain.
Dr. John Peterson, University of East Anglia
10.25 QUESTIONS & COFFEE
SESSION 6 – Some insights into Roman roads in the north 1
10.50 Roman roads in the York area: what do we really know about them?
Dr. Patrick Ottaway
11.25 Margary Through Sheffield: Historical Inaccuracies and Modern Technologies
David Inglis, University of Sheffield
12.00 Margary 712, Manchester to York in Kirklees -
David Cockman & Nick Brook, Huddersfield Archaeological Society
12.45 LUNCH, provided free to all delegates
SESSION 7 – Some insights into Roman roads in the north 2
13.30 Revisiting Margary’s network in Lancashire & Cumbria
David Ratledge, Independent Researcher
14.05 Scotch Corner; the impact of recent work on our understanding of the early Roman road network
David Fell, Senior Project Officer, Northern Archaeological Associates
14.40 Medieval Progresses, Military Campaigns, and the Roman Road Network II (north)
Dr. M.C. Bishop – University of Oxford
15.15 QUESTIONS & COFFEE
15.40 Discussion groups
Group 1. A Lasting Legacy to Ivan Margary – a Visible Reminder in the Landscape? (led by Mike Haken)
Group 2. Road Planning Alignments & Their Function (led by Rob Entwistle)
Group 3. What contribution can volunteers make to ongoing work on Roman roads? (led by Jayne Knight)
16.30 Main Hall, Discussion Group Leaders report back to Conference
16.40 Closing Address: Towards a co-
Mike Haken, Chairman, RRRA
17.00 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE