“A thousand roads lead men forever to Rome”; Alain de Lille, 1175

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University of Portsmouth, Sat. 3rd Sept. to Sun. 4th Sept. 2016

Burn Hall Hotel, York, Sat. 12th Nov. to Sun. 13th Nov. 2016

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 - not quite where Margary thought it was!

 David Cockman & Nick Brook, Huddersfield Archaeological Society

12.35  QUESTIONS  

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-ordinated approach

 Mike Haken, Chairman, RRRA

17.00  CLOSE OF CONFERENCE