My Archaeology Adult Education Courses for Autumn 2021

In September, October, and November 2021 I will be teaching three archaeology adult education classes. Firstly, in the latest series of my tours of the industrial archaeology remains of North West England, I’ll be talking about the Industrial Archaeology of Cumbria. This will be an online course run by the Workers Education Association. Secondly, I’ll…

Altrincham’s Forgotten Castle: Watch Hill

Watch Hill castle is one of the oldest and most important archaeological sites in Trafford, being first protected as a scheduled monument in February 1978. It also has the honour of being the first archaeological site entered on the Greater Manchester Sites and Monuments Record, now the Greater Manchester Historic Environment Record, when this was…

Latest Archaeotea Podcast Now Available on Roman Castleshaw

Episode 5 of the Archaeotea Podcast is now available free to download. In this episode I explore one of the most windswept Roman forts in Britain – Castleshaw which sits on the south-western edge of the Pennine hills in Delph, Greater Manchester. The archaeological investigations at this site have lasted longer than the Roman army…