A Tall Black Man
Recent PostsAn illustrated talk by Andrew Campbell about events that followed the Battle of Worcester in 1651 when Charles II made a dramatic escape from Cromwell’s...
The History of Clay Pipes in Great Britain
Recent Posts Marek Lewcun's talk on Friday 24th March 2023 Dilton Marsh Local History Society will be presenting a talk to be given by Marek Lewcun, archaeologist and...
The Monmouth Rebellion
Recent PostsIn the summer of 1685, the Duke of Monmouth attempted to take the throne of England from his uncle James II. Local historian and author Gary Kierley...
Short Street Roman Kilns
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)