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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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A great day at Armley Mills

Fantastic day at Armley Mills on Saturday - an audience of 70 heard talks on Leeds industrial history: the Middleton Railway, the steam engine builders J & H McLaren, early engineering in Leeds, and the little-known but very important...

Monday 12 March 2018


Books for sale - and a classic image...

If you're coming along to the industrial history day at Armley on Saturday - or to the YVBSG vernacular buildings event on 17 March at Headingley - please note: We'll be bringing along copies of YAHS's new edition of Life and...

Wednesday 07 March 2018


Yorkshire Dales Celebration 2018 - full programme now online

A full programme of the fantastic events on offer during our 2018 Yorkshire Dales Celebration is now on this website. Follow the link 

Friday 02 March 2018


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