The Archaeology & History of Southwark


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First of two walks this weekend led by Kevin Flude and Dougie Killock.

Saturday's itinerary will begin with the prehistoric origins which make it the most interesting area of London at this period of history, and then trace the origins and development of the Roman City on small islands in the Thames, and the mystery of what happened to the area during the so-called Dark Ages. The walk will also conclude with the excavations of the remains of the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre.

Kevin Flude is a former Museum of London archaeologist who is now the director of the Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret. He has enjoyed leading guided walks since the late 1970s.

Dougie Killock began his archaeological career as a volunteer on the excavations of Bermondsey Abbey and has since worked as a professional archaeologist on the Abbey, nearby Pope’s mansion, and in Southwark at Ewer Street, the Roman religious complex at Tabard Square and cemetery at Trinity Street, amongst other sites.

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  • 10.45am (meet at Tooley Street entrance)
  • £9 (conc £7)


London Bridge Station
Railway Approach, London, SE1 2SW
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Sunday 18 November 2012
The Archaeology of Southwark & Bermondsey
With Kevin Flude and Doug Killock

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