Society for Church Archaeology Annual Conference, Winchester - "The
Archaeology of Church Interiors". Friday 19th - Sunday 21st September 2003.
This year's conference will be held at Pilgrims' Hall, Pilgrims' School,
Winchester Cathedral Close.
The weekend will commence with a tour of the cathedral close on Friday
afternoon followed by Evensong, a reception in the Prior's Hall courtesy of
the Dean and a tour of the cathedral library and gallery.
The Society's AGM on Saturday morning will precede a fascinating line-up of
speakers, including Professor Martin Biddle. There will be the opportunity
to visit St.Cross Hospital Chapel in the afternoon and also to attend the
conference dinner at Winchester Guildhall in the evening.
A field trip has been arranged for the Sunday and will include a visit to
the church at Hursley, associated with John Keble, and the chance to
explore inside the Heathcote family mausoleum within the churchyard. The
afternoon tour of Romsey Abbey and adjacent King John's House and garden
will be led by Frank Green, archaeological advisor to the Abbey for over
For further details and a conference booking form please contact Nicola
Smith, SCA Secretary, Network Archaeology Ltd, 28, West Parade, Lincoln.
LN1 1JT. Tel. 01522 532625. E-mail. [log in to unmask] Alternatively,
please download a conference programme and booking form from