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Trust welcomes new trustees

York Archaeological Trust has welcomed three newly-elected members to its board of trustees. Susan Palmer OBE, Professor Ellen Roberts and Peter Wheatcroft, join chair, Professor Anthony Robards OBE, and the six current trustees, in overseeing...

Saturday 16 June 2018


The search to find a Yorkshire market town’s ‘lost’ palace

During medieval times, the East Yorkshire market town of Howden had a level of significance and influence that belies its size and stature today. Now a group of local people are determined to unearth secrets from its illustrious past by embarking...

Saturday 16 June 2018


Iron Age roundhouse remains could stop Mirfield development in tracks

The remains of an Iron Age roundhouse could be the latest weapon used by the people of Mirfield in a 20-year battle to stop developers building on a popular greenfield site. More here.  

Saturday 16 June 2018


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President's Blog

The lost vill of Alwoldly

I've had a request from a group trying to trace information and locate a long lost vill called Alwoldley, near Briestfield and Whitley. They've had drones out and are looking at shapes revealed by recent dry weather. I've referred...

Friday 20 July 2018


Prehistory field visit to Ingleborough

This Prehistory Research Section field visit is open to all YAHS members. Saturday 8 September 2018 Field visit to prehistoric cairns and enclosures around Crummackdale, Over Pasture and High Brae on the lower flanks of the Ingleborough...

Tuesday 17 July 2018


A Survival Story: Prehistoric Life at Star Carr

With great timing, managed to catch a new exhibition in Cambridge, featuring spectacular finds from the several phases of Star Carr excavations. The most striking are the skull and horn headdresses. Other artifacts amaze just in their...

Tuesday 10 July 2018


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