Category Archives: Archaeology

Artist Blog: Sara Bowler

This year, Goonhilly Village Green founding artist Sara Bowler will be exploring notions of invisible boundaries, following research into land ownership and the history of Trelowarren Estate which once included the land that the Earth Station now stands on. I’ve

Artist Blog: Sara Bowler

This year, Goonhilly Village Green founding artist Sara Bowler will be exploring notions of invisible boundaries, following research into land ownership and the history of Trelowarren Estate which once included the land that the Earth Station now stands on. I’ve

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Thanks to Charlie, the guru of Goonhilly past, for leading two highly popular walks exploring Goonhilly’s incredible archaeological heritage. Here’s one of the groups contemplating the Drytree Menhir, or standing stone with commentary from Charlie. To download Charlie’s route, with

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Thanks to Charlie, the guru of Goonhilly past, for leading two highly popular walks exploring Goonhilly’s incredible archaeological heritage. Here’s one of the groups contemplating the Drytree Menhir, or standing stone with commentary from Charlie. To download Charlie’s route, with

The Village Green Society Lectures: Katherine Ashton, Helston Museum

Curator of Helston Folk Museum, Katherine Ashton, will give an illustrated talk about the work of Helston Museum, including a quick tour of its collections. Founded in 1949, the building was originally designed as the town’s Market House in 1837,

The Village Green Society Lectures: Katherine Ashton, Helston Museum

Curator of Helston Folk Museum, Katherine Ashton, will give an illustrated talk about the work of Helston Museum, including a quick tour of its collections. Founded in 1949, the building was originally designed as the town’s Market House in 1837,

The Village Green Society Lectures: Dr Caitlin DeSilvey

Dr Caitlin DeSilvey is a member of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus and Senior Lecturer in Environmental Social Science at the University. She is a geographer whose research explores the cultural significance of

The Village Green Society Lectures: Dr Caitlin DeSilvey

Dr Caitlin DeSilvey is a member of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus and Senior Lecturer in Environmental Social Science at the University. She is a geographer whose research explores the cultural significance of

W.G Hoskin on Goonhilly

W.G Hoskin (1908-1992) was a renowned historian of English local history “noted for his abhorrence of almost everything dating from the twentieth century” (‘An Introduction to Landscape’ Peter Howard, Ashgate 2011). Yet he said of Goonhilly: “Goonhilly is one of

W.G Hoskin on Goonhilly

W.G Hoskin (1908-1992) was a renowned historian of English local history “noted for his abhorrence of almost everything dating from the twentieth century” (‘An Introduction to Landscape’ Peter Howard, Ashgate 2011). Yet he said of Goonhilly: “Goonhilly is one of

Charlie Johns

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Want to learn more about the Goonhilly’s amazing archaeology? Charlie Johns, Senior Archaeologist at Cornwall Council’s Archaeological Unit, will be leading a guided walk for GVG visitors. The walk will take in the WW2 radar station site (RAF Dry Tree),

Charlie Johns

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Want to learn more about the Goonhilly’s amazing archaeology? Charlie Johns, Senior Archaeologist at Cornwall Council’s Archaeological Unit, will be leading a guided walk for GVG visitors. The walk will take in the WW2 radar station site (RAF Dry Tree),