Study Day: British Archaeological Association, Old Sarum Study Day, Saturday 10 October 2020


 Meet in front of Salisbury Cathedral at 11.00 (in west walk of cloister if raining). There is a train from Waterloo at 9.20 which arrives at Salisbury station at 10.50 for anyone travelling from London. 

 11:00 – 13:00 Salisbury cathedral and Museum with Tim Tatton-Brown and John McNeill.

 We will look at the material from Old Sarum which survives in the precinct and divide into two groups at 12.00. Tim Tatton-Brown will take group 1 into the cathedral to look at the Osmund shrine base and tomb of Roger; John McNeill will take group 2 into the museum – and then we swop groups at 12.30. 

 13:00 – 14:15 Lunch break 

14:30 – 16:30 Old Sarum with Tim Tatton-Brown and John McNeill 

The study day fee is £20 for members (please bring this with you; cheque or cash) and free for students. All participants will have to book into Old Sarum, for which there is a fee of £5.90 (free for English Heritage Members). The students who have to pay the £5.90 booking fee for Old Sarum will be reimbursed the fee along with their travel expenses. The Study Day is limited to a maximum of 20 people – 10 students and 10 members. Email to register. 

IMPORTANT: We will ask everyone to make individual online bookings for Old Sarum via the English Heritage booking system. HOWEVER, NUMBERS ARE LIMITED SO PLEASE FIRST CONFIRM YOU HAVE A PLACE AND YOU WILL THEN BE GIVEN DETAILS ON HOW TO PROCEED. 

Current regulations for visits to the Cathedral, Museum and Old Sarum require all visitors to wear face masks 


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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