Dilton Marsh History Society News Update

As things stand the Dilton Marsh Local History Society are not in a position to deliver their usual range of historical presentations. We feel it only sensible to continue taking appropriate precautions against virus spread. This is not only for the safety of our...

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Clay Tobacco Pipes

As members will be aware all our group activities and talks have had to be postponed until such time as the current guidance on social distancing is changed.However this does not preclude individuals from taking part in their own research on the history of Dilton...

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Short Street Roman Kilns

Mar 2, 2021

As Dilton Marsh History Society members will be aware, there has been little or no news to report over the past twelve months. However, I was reminded recently, by one of our members of the work by the  Bath and Camertorn Archaeological Society  on the Roman Kiln site  at Short Street, We were fortunate to have their assistance during  our  “Dig For Dilton“ project back in 2019.

While this report is perhaps quite detailed in nature, I thought it might well be of interest to show the  extended period of Roman occupation in our immediate area.

Let’s all hope that in the next couple of months the society can start to look forward to a more active period of looking into the history of Dilton Marsh.

A Romano-British Pottery Production Centre at Short Street, Westbury, Wiltshire (PDF)

Graham Noble