Show Data
William Stukeley: Inventor of archaeology
William Stukeley: Inventor of archaeology

William Stukeley was an antiquarian, physicianand clergyman, who some might say was one of the ‘inventors’ ofarchaeology. He pioneered the scholarly investigation of the prehistoricmonuments of Stonehenge and Avebury and published overtwenty books on archaeology and other subjects during his lifetime.

Richard Parker from Norton Disney History and ArchaeologyGroup will talk about the group’s efforts to protect and interpret local sitessurveyed by Stukeley and Kevin Winter from NCWC will talk about thearchaeological finds from local sites. There will be a tour of the galleries tolook at objects on display and visitors will have the chance to handle objectsfrom the sites surveyed by Stukeley.

£10.00 per person, the talk and tour will last approximately two hours.

  • Talk and Object Handling
  • Quick Buy