Revised DVS Constitution

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The DVS Committee has recently been reviewing the Society’s Constitution to ensure it keeps up with the times. To see a draft of this revised Constitution, please click on this link: Draft Revised Constitution One of the key changes is … Continued

AGM 2019: Stone-Age Datchet

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Archaeological remains dating from the end of the last Ice Age have been found at Riding Court Farm. One of the most exciting discoveries is a Neolithic circular enclosure of national importance. Excavations are now revealing the hidden secrets of … Continued

Protecting Datchet’s milestone

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DVS has been working with the Parish Council to help protect Datchet’s listed milestone which was knocked over and damaged by a vehicle in September 2018. It has been temporarily cemented in place while a decision is made about its … Continued

WWI soldier’s grave found

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For more than 100 years, Lieutenant John (‘Jack’) Gillis Butt, who is remembered on Datchet’s WWI Memorial, had no known grave. In October 2018, Jack’s great nephew, Nick Previté, had some news to share with DVS. His uncle’s grave had … Continued

Update: Archaeology at Southlea

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OCTOBER 2018: Trent and Peak Archaeology invited DVS along to Southlea Farm on Thursday 11 October 2018 to tell us more about their recent archaeological investigations. The visit did not involve actual fieldwalking or finds-processing as the DVS has done … Continued

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