The Parkers of Heytesbury: Archaeological Pioneers

  title={The Parkers of Heytesbury: Archaeological Pioneers},
  author={Paul Everill},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  pages={441 - 453}
  • P. Everill
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Art
  • The Antiquaries Journal
Abstract This paper uses original documentary evidence held in the archives of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society in Devizes to reassess the work of William Cunnington, FSA, carried out on behalf of Sir Richard Colt Hoare, and the contribution of his two principal excavators, Stephen and John Parker, of Heytesbury, in Wiltshire. Previously the Parkers have been regarded as little more than regular labourers on Cunnington’s pioneering excavations; the evidence now suggests… 
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