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NORLAND CONSERVATION SOCIETY ANNUAL LECTURE

Roman wall in The city – old and new side by side

JANE SIDELL INSPECTOR OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS WILL TALK ON ROMAN AND ANGLO-SAXON LONDON

WEDNESDAY 19TH MARCH AT 7.30 ST JAMES NORLANDS CHURCH ST JAMES’S GARDENS W11


JANE SIDELL has been an archaeologist in London for over twenty years, starting off as a student at the Museum of London where she worked on projects as diverse as the excavation of the medieval cemetery at St Mary Spital, and the prehistoric mud of the Jubilee Line extension. She transferred to English Heritage at the very end of the last millennium, to provide science advice across London, and is currently Inspector of Ancient Monuments for London, trying to preserve and enhance the interpretation of surviving monuments such as the Roman Wall and medieval monasteries. She will speak about The Origins of Roman and AngloSaxon London. This will touch on the development of London from a small town at the edge of the Roman Empire through its development to major city of Londinium. The transition from Roman City to Saxon farmland and then the development of the Anglo-Saxon emporium of Lundenwic shall be outlined to conclude the talk.

THIS WILL BE A VERY POPULAR LECTURE. PLEASE BRING YOUR FRIENDS AS THE EVENING IS OPEN TO NONMEMBERS.

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COME AND LISTEN.

Tickets are £8 each which includes wine and soft drinks. Available from Rosemary Bauccio - 20 St Ann’s Villas W11 4RS Please make your cheque payable to Norland Conservation Society and enclose a stamped addressed envelope if you would like the tickets posted or collect them on the night.

“Tickets will be available on the door but it would be helpful if they are bought in advance”. . Thank you !


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