The Friends of Malton Museum lecture on Wednesday 19th October 2016 at 7.30 pm in the Library, East Wing, Malton School, Middlecave Road, Malton.
Dr David Mason, Principal Archaeologist of Durham County Council, will talk on “Binchester – the Pompeii of Northern England”. Admission is free to Friends, others are welcome at a charge of £3. The Friends say:-
“Impressed by the quality and extent of the remains he discovered, the director of the 1870s excavations at Binchester entitled his account ‘Vinovia: A Buried Roman City in the County of Durham’. While the term ‘city’ is inappropriate in this context the most recent campaign of excavation (2009-15) has shown that many of the buildings at Binchester are extraordinarily well-preserved; as this talk will demonstrate.”