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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

March through History

Radio Leeds came to us for help with a series focusing on West Yorkshire history and archaeology. This will run from 2nd to 8th March, on their weekday Mid-Morning programme. Starts with Prehistory (broadcast, I think, from Castle Hill,...

Friday 23 February 2018


Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online

YIHO is great resource, a vast database of industrial sites across Yorkshire. Now live and accessible via links on this new website. We are very proud of YIHO, which is being built by volunteers from YAHS and affiliated groups around...

Friday 23 February 2018


Yorkshire: a lyrical history

Yorkshire: a Lyrical History One of the society’s vice-presidents, Richard Morris, has a book out – a contemplation of Yorkshire…. Yorkshire: A Lyrical History is published by W&N (£25). Here’s the...

Sunday 11 February 2018


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