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Leaving No Stone Unturned

Post-excavation work is long, varied, demanding, but ultimately rewarding. This is because the hours spent in the field are given shape and meaning by the identification and classificatation of finds ¬†and¬†organization of data. One of our recent digs has presented … Continue reading

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TAS Outing to Clayton Hall

  As the snow swirled around us on a cold Saturday in March, a group of us popped over to Clayton to take advantage of one of their open days. The hall as we find it now is part Georgian/part … Continue reading

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DAY OUT IN YORK

Having seen off the Romans and the Vikings, the good people of York had to cope with a small but determined raiding party from Tameside in early November. Our doughty band of warriors managed to lay waste to the Abbey, … Continue reading

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Historic Graffiti Project

From images scratched in the catacombs of ancient Rome to aerosol-sprayed tags on modern railway bridges, graffiti has been with us for a long time. Whatever form it has taken, graffiti has often told us something about the social, political … Continue reading

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Young Archaeologists at Work

As part of the Festival of Archaeology 2017 we carried out a public dig over one weekend in Cheetham Park, Stalybridge. It was a chance for the general public to see archaeology in progress and even to have a go … Continue reading

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