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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

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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