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.
Wednesday 27th October: Dr. Stuart Needham on 'The Golden Barrow of the Sun: Early Bronze Age barrows, funerary practices and cosmology in the Rother Region'. Please see the Talks page (link on the left) for more information on the arrangements for this event.
CDAS is making making certain videos available to everyone via our new public YouTube channel here. In addition, members have the opportunity to see presentations on our members-only channel designed to supplement our monthly talks. Details of the latter channel have been circulated and are available on request.
Our latest public presentation can be viewed below.
You can also follow our exploits via our Twitter updates:Tweets by ChichArch
Priory Park, Chichester
Our long-anticipated Priory Park 2021 dig has now finished. A report on what we found will be posted on the Priory Park 2021 page in due course, in the meantime an interactive 3D model with brief explantions of the key features has been added to the page.
During the 2014 CDAS excavation at the Warblington villa site a rare and fascinating stone cist containing two lead packages was found. You can read a full report about it here. The cist is now on display in Emsworth museum, see Links page for more details and opening times.
President: Trevor Davies Chairman: tbc