Future Talks at Dilton Memorial Hall

All talks to start at 7.30 pm. Friday 26th November, Sally Hendry has agreed to give her talk on “The Quakers”. Friday 28th January, Ruth Butler will give her talk on “WW1 Women”. Friday 18th February, Rebecca Smith, of the “ World War Graves Commission” has agreed to...

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Wiltshire Women in the First World War

Dilton Marsh Local History Society are looking forward to welcoming Ruth Butler, Heritage Education Officer for "Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre" who will be delivering her talk on "Wiltshire Women and the First World War". We will be introduced to just what the...

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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