Category Archives: KS3 & 4

What’s in your parish? Hartington

Welcome to the second of our blogs on the archaeology in your parish. In this one I’ll be looking at some of the archaeology and heritage of Hartington. For those of you who don’t know the village, it’s in the … Continue reading

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What are archaeologists up to in the autumn?

Now that the summer is just a distant memory many people think that archaeologists move indoors and do other things. Well, in part they do. The project we have been involved in – Peeling Back The Layers – has reached the stage … Continue reading

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We’ve Peeled Back the Layers and been to Arbor Low.

Well, what a busy time it’s been over here as we’ve had two projects running – Peeling Back the Layers and Arbor Low Environs Project. These have seen us excavating with community groups, volunteers and of course schoolchildren. Peeling Back the Layers … Continue reading

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Local study, social history and archaeology in one place – pt 2 .

Sometimes churches can hold surprises and on occasion be the surprise itself. When Catherine ran a workshop in Surrey recently, I took the opportunity to go and explore some heritage generally, and churches in particular. I managed to squeeze in … Continue reading

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Excavating Roman Derby.

Like many towns and cities, Derby has a long history and a surprisingly rich heritage. The story of Derby, or Derventio as it was once called, largely begins with the arrival of the Romans and their initial militarisation of the area … Continue reading

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