‘Handling the Medieval Past’ Pottery Day

The South Trafford Archaeological Group are running a day school looking at medieval pottery from excavations in Trafford on Saturday 12 November 2022. The aim of the day is to compare the large amount of later medieval pottery from the Timperley Old Hall moated site with other sites of a similar a period from around the region. There will be an opportunity to see and handle much of this material on the day and to tour the medieval urban landscape of Altrincham in the afternoon. The venue is the Council Chamber, Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street, Altrincham.

Programme & Speakers:

  • Introduction
  • Altrincham Town Charter 1290 – Hazel Prior, Altrincham History Society
  • Medieval Pottery from Timperley Old Hall Moated Site – Dr Mike Nevell, STAG
  • Medieval Ridge Tiles from Timperley Old Hall Moated Site, Dr Mke Nevell
  • Medieval Metal Finds from Timperley Old Hall Site – Jane Darwin
  • Medieval & Early Post-Medieval Finds from Rainford, Merseyside – Dr Sam Roe, Historic England
  • Medieval Finds from Buckley – Sophie Fish, Curator of Buckley Museum
  • Finds handling session
  • Lunch Break 12.30-1.30pm
  • Guided walking tour of Medieval Altrincham & its Buildings in the afternoon (1.30pm top 3pm)

Conference fee: £15 (£10 students) Tea & Coffee included

To book follow this link: https://eventbrite.co.uk/…/handling-the-medieval-past…


or directly with South Trafford Archaeological Group organisers of the seminar at email: stag.archaeology@outlook.com


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