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Festival of British Archaeology Events


Several events on and in the Dartmoor area as part of the Festival of British Archaeology - 17th July to 1st August 2010



Going for Bronze - Dartmoor's Bronze Age
Sat 17 July-Sun 1 Aug
High Moorland Visitor Centre, Princetown,
Yelverton, Plymouth

Visit this exhibition which defines the many changes which happened during Dartmoor's Bronze Age.

Dartmoor National Park Authority & Royal Albert Memorial Museum - 01822890414
jmarchand@dartmoor-npa.gov.uk



Brimpts Tin Mines, Dartmeet - a Short Guided Walk
Thu 29 July 14.00 - 16.00
Brimpts Farm, Dartmeet, Dartmoor

Guided walk around part of Brimpts Tin Mines Trail, led by volunteers who have worked on conserving this fascinating site.
All welcome, stout footwear needed.

Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group - 01752 696257
annetimw@btinternet.com
www.dtrg.org.uk



Bronze Age on Dartmoor
Wed 11 Aug 10.30-12.30 & afternoon guided walk
Jubilee Hall, Cross Tree, Chagford, Newton Abbot

Activities to bring alive the life and culture of Bronze Age people on Dartmoor and an exploration of a local Bronze Age settlement and ritual site with an experienced guide.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum - 01392 665780
philippa.wood@exeter.gov.uk
www.exeter.gov.uk/RAMM



Bronze Age Life and Landscapes
Wed 28 July 10.30-12.30 & 13.30-15.30
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House

Explore Bronze Age culture with special reference to sites on Dartmoor.
A partnership between RAMM and Dartmoor National Park.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum - 01392 665780
philippa.wood@exeter.gov.uk
www.exeter.gov.uk/RAMM



Wayside Marker Stones on Dartmoor
Tue 27 July 10.00 - 14.00
Meet at car park on Whitchurch Down

A guided walk along old tracks and highways on the western flank of Dartmoor, passing ancient stone crosses and turnpike
milestones that informed earlier travellers.

Dartmoor National Park & Milestone Society - 013922 77271
rosevear1@aol.com



Archaeological Guided Walk around Cox Tor, near Princetown
Sat 17 July 14.00 - 16.00
Meet at Pork Hill car park

Guided walk of Cox Tor, looking at archaeology, and visiting the DPA cairn survey and repair team at work. All welcome, stout
footwear needed.

Dartmoor Preservation Association - 01752 696257
annetimw@btinternet.com
www.dartmoorpreservation.com
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