From Prehistoric, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Mediaeval
periods through to the 21st Century, Chichester city and its
countryside provide a rich variety of archaeology for the members of
the Chichester and District Archaeology Society.
For obvious reasons all forthcoming talks are postponed until at least September 2020.
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During the 2014 CDAS excavation at the Warblington villa site a rare and fascinating stone cist containing lead packages was found. You can read the full report about it here. The cist is now on display in the Emsworth museum, see below.
The Warblington 2019 page is now up and features an interactive 3D trench model.
Priory Park, Chichester
A full report on last year's Priory Park dig has been added to the Priory Park 2018 page and a 3D model showing the 2019 trench at the end of this year's dig is available on the Priory Park 2019 page.
Following last year’s successful temporary exhibition on the Warblington Roman Estate, Emsworth Museum will provide a permanent home for the unique Warblington stone cist and other finds from the excavations. The new CDAS display cabinet was formally unveiled by David Hopkins, the Hampshire County Archaeologist on March 31st 2018.
Emsworth Museum is located in North St, details of other events and opening times can be found on their website.
President: Trevor Davies Chairman: Mike Kallaway