CBA North West A History: Part 2 – 1948 to 1958

We left the story of the development of the Council for British Archaeology in North West England in 1948, at the end of its first four years, which had been dominated by the aftermath of the Second World War in the region. The following decade of the Group’s history saw a number of changes to…

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Timperley Old Hall Moat and its Water Supply

Late winter is one of the best times to view the large water-filled earthwork of Timperley Old Hall. The lack of undergrowth and leaves on the trees reveals the massive nature of the water-filled ditches, whilst the low afternoon sun reveals earthworks running to the east of the moat that might be connected with it.…