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To celebrate its 50th birthday, the Society has produced a new book on the archaeology of Yeovil, Yeovil: The Hidden History appeared in November 2004 as a paperback, published by Tempus. The book has been written and illustrated by members of the society.

Contents Author
A survey of Yeovil’s archaeology Brian & Moira Gittos
Prehistory and the Romans James Gerrard
Yeovil’s Anglo-Saxon minster Brian & Moira Gittos
Castle, church & conquest: the Normans in south Somerset Sally Mills
The archaeology of the Library site Brian & Moira Gittos
Yeovil’s history through maps Duncan Black
Surviving evidence of Wartime Yeovil Jack Sweet
Reference list of archaeology in the Yeovil area Brian & Moira Gittos

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Programme

All YALHS talks start at 7:30pm and are held at the Holy Trinity Church & Community Centre, Lysander Road, YEOVIL, BA20 2BU (Non-members Welcome – £2 at the door)


Winter Programme 2017
Fri 6th Oct 17 – Alberto Biolleti – A Soldier of Napoleon and Master Clockmaker of Wincanton
Fri 3rd Nov – Archaeology of Stone Quarrying
Fri 1st Dec – Somerset’s Highway Heritage (change of programme)
Fri 5th Jan 18 – Members’ Evening – all welcome – With a quiz, various talks and light refreshments
Fri 2nd Feb – South Dorset Ridgeway Mapping Project
Fri 2nd Mar – Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity
Fri 6th Apr – Lidar – The Imaging of a Hidden Landscape
Fri 4th May – AGM followed by a talk – Brewing in Weymouth


Click >H e r e< for our 2017 Winter Programme – for more details


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