Medieval Ships and Shipbuilders
Dr Ian Friel and Gustav Milne talk about the archaeological evidence for medieval shipbuilding at Smallhythe and the men who worked there.
- Booking essential
Join us in the Barn Theatre for the final lecture in our Dig 2022 programme!
Historian Dr Ian Friel will talk about the evidence for some of the men who designed and built England's ships and boats between the 1290s and c 1500, and Gustav Milne will discuss what the archaeological evidence for medieval shipyards is.
These talks by expert speakers Ian Friel and Gustav Milne will discuss medieval England’s forgotten engineers, those master shipwrights who built the ships and boats of the 13th to 15th centuries, and evaluate the evidence which archaeologists use to try and identify the sites of medieval shipyards.
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- Booking details
- Call 0344 249 1895
- Meeting point
- Please meet outside the Barn Theatre.
- Please contact us if you have any access requirements.
- The lecture is held in the Barn Theatre, seating is available. Please feel free to arrive early and enjoy the garden, children are welcome.