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In 2015 I went on a photo walk organised by a friend round a local town called Burslem. The town is quite run down in places, but thats what made it interesting. 35 more words

Worsley Delph Puzzles - New Insights into the Bridgewater Canal

With many well known and high profile archaeological monument sits easy to think or believe that we know everything to there is know. Stonehenge, though proves that there is always new material to find as archaeological survey techniques and methods advance. 577 more words

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St Mary's, Bersham

Places of worship can be simultaneously heritage sites and sites of mourning and memory. This is true of all churches and chapels, but has a distinctively family-focused aristocratic dimension when dealing with private chapels. 410 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Early notice of lecture series on industrial archaeology

Surrey Industrial History Group hosts an autumn and winter lecture series at Guildford that sounds appealing to anyone interested in the history of the world of transport, and industrial infrastructure. 14 more words


Angel Meadow Week 1 by Aidan Parker, OA North Project Officer


If you’ve been in the vicinity of St Michael’s Flags and Angel Meadow in the last couple of weeks you will have noticed work has begun in earnest on plots 2 and 5 of the Meadowside development. 211 more words


Steaming Plant or Steam Punk? Researching Industrial Archaeology and Heritage in the 21st Century

As part of a long term strategy to review current research into industrial archaeology I’m running a TAG session in December on this very theme. Working with the Association for Industrial Archaeology in 2017 I helped run a seminar at their annual conference on developer-funded industrial archaeology work. 382 more words

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Steaming Plant or Steam Punk? Researching Industrial Archaeology in the 21st Century

In my role as Chair of the Association for Industrial Archaeology I’m keen to revisit the way we approach industrial archaeology in the 21st century. Working on the revision of the North West Regional Research Framework Project for the Historic Environment in England has brought home the huge increase in developer-funded archaeology work in industrial archaeology and the continuing vigour of the voluntary and museum industrial sectors. 445 more words

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