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Fire, Foxholes, Bullets and Barrows

Event Name Fire, Foxholes, Bullets and Barrows
Start Date 19th Mar 2019 7:30 pm
End Date 19th Mar 2019 8:30 pm
Duration 1 hour

Fire, Foxholes, Bullets and Barrows

, 7:30pm  Devonshire Dome

Dr Catherine Parker Heath
South West Peak Cultural Heritage Officer

During the summer of 2018 there were many wildfires within and on the edges of the Peak District National Park. Some of these were located in the South West Peak. This talk will focus on the wild fire at Merryton Low and the archaeological fieldwork that took place following it.

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