North West

North West

CITIZAN - Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Project

Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Project

  Now entering our fourth summer season of survey, citizan works around the coast of England to record archaeology at risk of erosion in the intertidal zone. With regional teams based in York, Portsmouth and London we work on one of the largest archaeological sites in the country. From Neolithic footprints and Bronze Age trackways […]

BURY ARCHAEOLOGICAL GROUP - Lowes

Lowes

The site at Lowes Tenement lies on an important part of the historic landscape of Walmersley. It contains evidence of human activity from prehistoric to early medieval times at the Bronze Age cairn on Whitelow Hill, approximately 350 metres east of Lowes. Park Farm, 150 metres southwest of Lowes, marks the birthplace of John Kay, […]

POULTON RESEARCH PROJECT - Poulton Research Project

Poulton Research Project

The Poulton Project is a multi-period rural excavation 5 miles south of Chester, which has produced extensive evidence for 10,000 years of human activity. The site was discovered during the search for a lost Cistercian Abbey, when excavation unexpectedly revealed the foundations of a medieval Chapel and associated graveyard, with an estimated 2000 burials. Continual […]

Wilmslow-Community-Archaeol

Wilmslow Community Archaeology

A small group founded in 2006, Wilmslow Community Archaeology are currently engaged on a study of the multi-period parish church, St Bartholomew,  and a churchyard survey.  Their aim is to gain an understanding of the parish of Wilmslow by pairing  the known historical records with findings from the archaeological methods used in their fieldwork. The […]

bury arch group

Bury Archaeological Group

Established in 1953, this local group co-operates with the Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit to carry out documentary research, geophysical survey and fieldwalking. Small scale excavations have been under way at the site of Gristlehurst Hall since 2003, to which volunteers are warmly welcomed. Their current dig takes place at Lowes Tenement, close to Park Farm […]

Lancashire Archaeological Society

Lancashire Archaeological Society provides an annual programme of seven regular lecture meetings and talks through the winter months and three or four guided walks, outings or visits during summer. Members’ interests are diverse and range from professional and academic to dilettante and recreational. Once a year the AGM and Members’ Meeting provides an opportunity for […]

friends of castleshaw roman forts

Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts

The Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts is a group set up to help look after the Roman forts of the Castleshaw area and to get people involved in the various initiatives and events which have come out of the Castleshaw Working Party’s Conservation Management Plan. In 1958, the importance of Castleshaw as an upland national […]

south pennine hist soc

South Pennines History Group

The South Pennine History Group was formed  in 2010 out of the common interests of three local history groups in the South Pennines: Hebden Bridge Local History Society, Marsden History Group, and Saddleworth Historical Society. The Group  works in partnership to research, record and promote all aspects of the history and heritage of the South […]

Mellor Archaeological Trust

Mellor Archaeological Trust

Based in Greater Manchester, the Trust was founded in 2000 after  the discovery in 1998 of an Iron Age ditch in the garden of The Old Vicarage next to Mellor Church.   Excavations continued until 2009 and have been described as the largest for a generation of a hillfort in North West England. The project […]

Appleby

Appleby Archaeology Group

Appleby Archaeology is focused on practical, field archaeology. Most of the Group’s activities take place in the Appleby area but our interests range across the whole of Cumbria. Members receive four Newsletters a year and are entitled to attend both the winter lecture programme and summer events free of charge. Contact Details Web: www.applebyarchaeology.org.uk Post: […]

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