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Archaeology in the Dales

  • Posted On: 2 May 2018
Archaeology in the Dales

YAHS member Dr David Johnson reports that he is currently working on another excavation. The Southerscales Project, which is part of Stories in Stone, a scheme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the Ingleborough area. The scheme was developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership led by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, who are all to be thanked for their contributions.

 

 

 

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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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