Category Archives: Uncategorized
A local farmer advised TAS of a mound in one of his fields. TAS set out to evaluate the mound for evidence of how it was formed. Earlier this year geophysical assessments were undertaken using resistivity and magnetomentry, these indicated … Continue reading
A busy archaeology weekend saw mebers of the public expose more of the foundations of Eastwood House in Cheetham Park, stalybridge Saturday saw the Manchester Young Archaeologist club open up their own area on the area of the main house … Continue reading
An open dig to all at Cheetham park, Stalybridge has been planned. The return to the site of Eastwood House will be trying to discover the main entrance to the orginal building. The dig starts from 10am to 4pm.
Latest aerial combined images of the site.
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