Tag Archives: Local Studies

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’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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Derbyshire Archaeology Day 2017!

Yes, it’s that time of year again already. On Saturday I made the annual pilgrimage to the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield home of Derbyshire Archaeology Day for a number of years now. This year I had an extra reason for … Continue reading

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Excavating Roman Derby

Last week I was despatched on a mission – to see how Trent & Peak Archaeology had been getting on with the excavations they were undertaking as part of the Our River, Our City project in Derby. The project is … 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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