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Legal challenge to Clifford's Tower visitor centre

English Heritage's controversial scheme to build into the motte at Clifford's Tower is again under challenge. Campaigners including the York-based Council for British Archaeology argue that the planning permission granted in the...

Friday 27 April 2018


Star Carr: new free publication

The Star Carr Archaeology Project announces a new 2-volume work on this famous mesolithic site. Volume 1 is an interpretation, Volume 2 covers specialist analysis. Both are available free on line as PDFs of the books, or in a format...

Sunday 22 April 2018


Prehistoric Research in Nidderdale: new free e-book

The Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership has published an e-book, available here via their website. Five Hundred Years of Continuity and Change: Excavation of Iron Age and Romano-British Sites in Upper Nidderdale was written by Jim...

Sunday 22 April 2018


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President's Blog

Industrial History Day in Leeds 10 March

Leeds industrial history: free event 10 March Tickets are still available, but book soon to avoid disappointment - it's a free event, and being widely publicised. One of the society’s big events of 2018, run jointly with...

Sunday 11 February 2018


Industrial history in Barnsley

Tuesday 16 April 2019


Historical Metallurgy Society Research in Progress Meeting - York

Historical Metallurgy Society Research in Progress Meeting Tuesday 6th November 2018 Huntington Room, Kings Manor, York The Historical Metallurgy Society is holding its Research in Progress meeting in York this time, courtesy of...

Sunday 17 June 2018



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