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Free Roman articles from Antiquity

Antiquity magazine has a selection of articles to do with the Roman economy available free during the International Congress of Classical Archaeology.  Look here.

Thursday 24 May 2018


Roman Antiquities Section - excursion to Swaledale settlement

A visit has been arranged to the already-successful excavation by Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group at The Hagg, High Fremington (SE 05694 98989). The date is Saturday, July 14th. Last year the group uncovered a Roman...

Thursday 24 May 2018


Hornby Castle fieldwork 2017 - interim report

The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland has been excavating this medieval castle for some years. Constructed in the early fourteenth century as a fortified manor house, it belonged to the St Quintin family...

Wednesday 23 May 2018


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President's Blog

David Hey memorial: Sheffield, 23 June

Did you sign up for the David Hey Memorial Meeting? Fittingly for the man we'll be remembering, the talks range widely: landscapes, names, agriculture, transport, metal trades, but all about the regions of northern England that David knew so...

Wednesday 23 May 2018


Marriage by clog and shoe

Prompted by weddings being in the news, Alex Medcalf of the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary project has been looking at models of marriage in centuries past. Some  were rather informal, and presumably didn't have any official status. But...

Monday 21 May 2018


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


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