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Roman Brough project brings immediate results

The Petuaria ReVisited Community Project has been carrying out geophysical survey work on the playing fields to the south of the town - and have been immediately successful in finding clear signs of the Roman town. Petuaria was the tribal...

Monday 19 November 2018


In the Eye of the STORM: Climate Change & Heritage in the UK and beyond

The UK partners of the €7.2 Million EU Horizon2020 research project: University of Salford, Mellor Archaeological Trust, and Sparta Digital) will showcase the project in this free seminar on climate change, natural disasters and heritage....

Sunday 18 November 2018


Archaeology conference 6 April 2019 - bookings now open

EXPLORING THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF YORKSHIRE LANDSCAPES:  A conference inspired by Tony Pacitto (1931 - 2003) - archaeologist, photographer, air photographer, excavator, geophysicist and metal detectorist Organised by the Prehistory Research...

Friday 16 November 2018


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President's Blog

Clifford's Tower - good news

English Heritage have at last withdrawn their visitor centre scheme - bowing to huge pressure from almost everyone.... You have to ask why it took them so long. More information in yesterday's Guardian here.

Saturday 09 June 2018


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


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