Mwatson

Author's details

Name: Moya Watson
Date registered: March 14, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Volunteer for Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps — April 24, 2019
  2. BBC News: Hot weather reveals hidden history to archaeologists — September 20, 2018
  3. Norton Priory Conference. 6 October 2018 — September 7, 2018
  4. The Chester Heritage Festival and Chester Archaeological Society Conference — May 18, 2018
  5. “Hillforts of the Cheshire Ridge” published — February 27, 2017

Author's posts listings

Apr
24

Volunteer for Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps

Volunteer opportunities are available on a project to  conserve and repair  of Murgatroyd’s Brine pump and shaft in Middlewich. Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps are the only remaining pumps in the UK which are still on their original, hand-dug, brine shaft. Middlewich Heritage Trust is a registered charity (No 1161871) which wants to preserve and renovate the pumps for the community and as …

Continue reading »

Sep
20

BBC News: Hot weather reveals hidden history to archaeologists

The BBC reports on how the hot summer has been a benefit to archaeologists. BBC News

Sep
07

Norton Priory Conference. 6 October 2018

Norton Priory third bi-annual conference with the latest research into the site and its collections. For more information and booking details visit the Norton Priory website Link to Norton Priory website

May
18

The Chester Heritage Festival and Chester Archaeological Society Conference

The Chester Archaeological Society Conference will be held at the Grosvenor Museum on the 29th and 30th June 2018. For more information about this event visit the Chester Archaeological Society website. Chester Heritage Festival will run from 22nd to 30th June. It will feature walks, talks, films, exhibitions, workshops and special activities for young people …

Continue reading »

Feb
27

“Hillforts of the Cheshire Ridge” published

“Hillforts of the Cheshire Ridge” by Dan Garner and others has now been published and is available to purchase from the  Archaeopress website The Cheshire hillforts are some of the most conspicuous features of the prehistoric landscape in Cheshire, located on the distinctive Cheshire Sandstone Ridge. They have been subject to years of archaeological research and …

Continue reading »

Mar
24

Archaeology Planning Advisory Service – Summary of the Review March 2015

Background The Archaeology Planning Advisory Service (APAS) is a sub-regional service which provides advice on the archaeological implications of development for Cheshire West and Chester (CWAC), Cheshire East (CE), Warrington and Halton Borough Councils. The service operates as a shared service between CWAC and CE, and provides services to Halton and Warrington via service level …

Continue reading »

Mar
18

Archaeology Service Users Consultation Results

The results of the Archaeology Service Users consultation can be viewed here.

Dec
17

Church Lawton Barrow Excavations Published

Two Bronze age round barrows were excavated in 1982–3 at Church Lawton near Alsager by Robina McNeil. They have been brought to publication by Malcolm Reid in the Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society/ Volume 80 / December 2014, pp 237 – 277 Information about the journal of the Prehistoric Society can be found here http://journals.cambridge.org/PPR   …

Continue reading »

Dec
17

New Journal of Chester Archaeological Society Published

Volume 84 of the Chester Archaeological Society Journal covers the years 2010-2014. It features the results of a number of archaeological excavations in Cheshire and Warrington, with reports on Southworth Quarry, Winwick, and Second Wood Street, Nantwich plus a review of work carried out by APAS in 2013. For more details see the  Chester Archaeological Society webpages

Nov
07

20th Century Air-Raid Precaution Railway Control Centres Report

This report was commissioned from leading members of the Airfield Research Group by English Heritage, in order to have a better understanding of 20th century air raid precaution railway control centres in England. This report builds on research and a survey completed on the Chester District type A2 Railway Control Centre, demolished during March 2014. …

Continue reading »

Older posts «