Tag Archives: churches

What’s in your parish? Ockbrook.

Welcome to the first of our new monthly blogs “What’s in your parish?” in which we’ll take a look at what archaeology can be, or has been found in parishes around our region. We’ll focus on Derbyshire initially as that’s … Continue reading

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Some of Gloucestershire’s archaeology: pt 2 Hawkesbury

On our journey to Yate last week we made the effort to visit the hamlet of Hawkesbury, which was just a short journey from our B’n’B on Hawkesbury Common. It was late evening when we got there but we were … 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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Local study, social history and archaeology in one place.

To paraphrase that Fast Show character “Aren’t churches great?” As sites of the social history of any given parish they are probably second to none. They hold registers of the key changes in most of our lives – births, deaths … Continue reading

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Archaeology in Anglesey – there’s so much! (Pt 1)

Well, it was good to get home after a weekend away in Anglesey and North Wales. We were so busy and saw so much I’m going to have to do separate blogs on what we saw! In part one, I’ll … Continue reading

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