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HAHG Lecture: Dating Henley’s Mediaeval Buildings

The Henley Historical and Archaeological Group enjoyed a talk given on 4 May by its committee member Ruth Gibson on the project to date Henley’s buildings using tree rings. Tree-ring dating […]

HAHG Lecture: Beacons of the Past and LiDAR

Dr Ed Peveler of the Chilterns Conservation Board spoke to the Henley Archaeological & Historical Group on 6 April about the contribution of LiDAR to understanding the archaeological landscape of the […]

HAHG Lecture: Margaret Beaufort – the Uncrowned Queen

Dr Nicola Tallis gave a stimulating and thoroughly-researched talk to the Henley Archaeological & Historical Group on 2 February about Margaret Beaufort, the ‘devout’ and ‘awesome’ subject of her book […]

History Information Board to be Installed at Chantry House

The Grade I listed Chantry House, beside St Mary’s Church will have one of the Town Council’s great history information boards installed outside it. This will be sixth information board […]

HAHG Lecture: Augustus Pugin and the Gothic Revival

On 5 January, Megan Aldrich, adjunct professor of architectural and design history at Richmond, the American University,  gave an informative and beautifully illustrated talk on Augustus Welby Pugin (1812-1852), the famous […]