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Dear All, the drying weather is making sand easier to hide from prying eyes…where is the rain when you want it? Anyway..a series of pits have been appearing, the hearth has progressed with two 1/4 sections completed. And gratefully concentrations … Continue reading
Prehistory site sees lifting of burnt wood and compressed charcoal remains for environmental work out.
Initial impression by Rosalind Mckenna (Environmental archeaologist) suggest that the wood was not oak.
The West Kirby museum at St bridget centre was the start of a day to the west coast for members. Archaeologist Christine Longworth gave a tour of the finds which were discovered during a rebuild of the church in the … Continue reading
A visit followed prehistory finds from the latest TAS site in Tameside. The site was providing complex archaeology with mulitple phases dating back to the late mesolithic. Norman Redhead from Greater Manchester Archaeological Advisory Service was appraising the new site … Continue reading
After years of TAS excavating prehistury sites in Tameside, Mike and Steve TAS members within minutes of each other, find a burnt hazlenut on a site in Tameside. In prehistory this food source would have been a valuable source of … Continue reading
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This project supported by the CBA aims to collect information on WW1 across the country. TAS is undertaking this for Tameside. To start we have permssion to record the Terratorial Army Centre, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne. Now used … Continue reading
A day out at Saltaire a planned model of an industrial village. TAS members braved the heavy rain for a social visit to West Yorkshire. The main mill complex and the village built by Sir Titus Salt were impressive. The … Continue reading
A step back into to the recent history of flight from Ancoats through to woodford bases. Highly recommened to book a tour to get the inside knowledge from those directly involved in the making of history. http://avroheritagemuseum.co.uk/ for latest details& … Continue reading