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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

Reviving the winter hedge - and latest on the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary

Now it emerges that 'winter hedge' (the 'h' of course silent) is no longer generally understood in Yorkshire. This is quite a shock. My sons' blank incomprehension when I talk to them was, I always thought, just a wind-up. So,...

Monday 26 March 2018


Website developments

A very useful day at Aske stables, near Richmond, with YAHS officers and members from all sections. We were there for training on how to update and edit this website. YAHS sections and officers are now equipped to run their own parts of the...

Friday 23 March 2018


Finding YAHS book collection in the Brotherton Library

I hope this helps anyone confused, as I was, about the whereabouts of the YAHS book collection. There's been a big reorganisation within the West Wing of the Brotherton, and the signage hasn't yet caught up. First, it's important...

Monday 12 March 2018


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