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News and Upcoming Events

Roman Ravenglass report available

The Roman Antiquities Section recently enjoyed a talk by Kurt Hunter-Mann about his investigations over the last few years at the Roman settlement at Ravenglass, on the west coast of Cumbria. The Lake District National Park Authority web...

Sunday 20 May 2018


Healam Bridge excavation report now published - free

The report on Northern Archaeological Associates' excavation at Healam Bridge has just been published. It is available in two volumes on the Archaeology Data Service website at 'A Roman Roadside Settlement at Healam Bridge: The...

Friday 18 May 2018


Bookcases and office furniture available

We have a couple of freestanding bookcases (ex Claremont) and office furniture available. Modern desks, small tables, and a decent circular table (in two sections, made of wood, quite smart), along with a length of high quality archive shelving...

Friday 18 May 2018


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President's Blog

View of Wakefield chantry bridge

YAHS has donated a small oil painting of Wakefield chantry bridge c. 1790 - the view including the soke mill and Aire and Calder offices - to the Gissing Trust. It will join other early views of the town on display at The Gissing Centre, which...

Monday 14 May 2018


More on North Yorkshire county archives

I've been to Northallerton to find out more about the consultation currently in progress about the future shape of North Yorkshire's archives service. I am reassured that there's no suggestion of services in...

Thursday 10 May 2018


MPs pick up on industrial heritage

Here's something cheering: the value of industrial heritage comprehensively addressed by MPs. An all-party group has been sittting, led by Nick Thomas-Symonds MP whose constituency includes Blaenavon. There's a summary on...

Wednesday 09 May 2018


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