New Frameworks for Our Past

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Advancing research on the historic environment of the East Midlands
Saturday 5th October 2019
Teaching and Learning Building, University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD
This conference will consider how recent work has advanced the East Midlands Historic Environment Research
Framework1 and the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Research Framework2 with which it is closely linked. It will
focus upon investigations that have enhanced understanding of the Neolithic and later periods, and will include
demonstrations of the online Research Framework and displays of recent East Midlands projects.

From 9.00 am Registration; tea, coffee and biscuits

10.00 am Welcome and introduction. David Knight (Trent & Peak Archaeology)

10.05 am Developing the new online Research Framework for the East Midlands. David Knight and Dan Miles
(Historic England)

10.30 am Illuminating industrial housing: investigating workers’ homes in the Derwent Valley Mills World
Heritage Site. Suzanne Lilley (North York Moors National Park)

10.55 am Investigating the operation of the 18th century cotton mills at Papplewick, Nottinghamshire. Stephen
Walker (Friends of Moor Pond Wood)

11.20 am What are we looking for? Thoughts on historic building research arising from investigations at Canons
Ashby in Northamptonshire. Jim Brown (MOLA)

11.45 pm The lost medieval chapel of St Morrell: a possible pilgrims’ chapel and cemetery near Hallaton. Vicki
Score (University of Leicester Archaeological Services) and Hazel Wallace (Hallaton Field Work Group)

12.10 pm Lunch

1.30 pm Exploring medieval Nottingham: excavating the Castle and revisiting the early medieval Borough.
Gareth Davies (Trent & Peak Archaeology)

1.55 pm Rediscovering Viking-Age stone sculpture of the East Midlands. Paul Everson (Universities of Keele and
Wales) and David Stocker (University of Leeds)

2.20 pm The Lincolnshire Extensive Urban Survey: characterising historic towns. Ian George and Nicola
Grayson (Lincolnshire County Council)

2.45 pm Recent work in Roman Leicester: the most investigated town outside London. Nick Cooper (University
of Leicester Archaeological Services)

3.10 pm Tea, coffee and biscuits

3.40 pm Something old, something new, something shared: revealing the Roman, Iron Age and Bronze Age
landscapes of Pineham, Northamptonshire. Rob Atkins and Tracy Preece (MOLA)

4.05 pm New work on Neolithic long barrows: the Lincolnshire Long Barrows Assessment Project. Denise Drury
(Heritage Lincolnshire)

4.30 pm Of fire, ice and people: Peak District lead production, human health and its environmental impact.
Chris Loveluck (University of Nottingham)

4.55 pm
Final remarks

5.00 pm Close


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