Mwatson

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Name: Moya Watson
Date registered: March 14, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Grosvenor Park Excavations 2021 — July 12, 2021
  2. The Archaeologists are back in Grosvenor Park 2021 — May 5, 2021
  3. Historic Environment Record (HER) COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)UPDATE – 22 October 2020 — October 22, 2020
  4. COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)UPDATE – 27 March 2020 — March 27, 2020
  5. Volunteer for Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps — April 24, 2019

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Jul
12

Grosvenor Park Excavations 2021

The 15th season of excavations in Grosvenor Park, Chester took place this year from 19 April – 14 May. The excavation, run by West Cheshire Museums, is a partnership project with the University of Chester and provides training for the …

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May
05

The Archaeologists are back in Grosvenor Park 2021

The annual archaeological excavations in Chester’s Grosvenor Park have returned for four weeks until 14 May run by Cheshire West and Chester Council in partnership with the University of Chester. Maria Byrne, Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Director, Environment and …

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Oct
22

Historic Environment Record (HER) COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)UPDATE – 22 October 2020

HER Searches The HER is currently closed for visitors. If you have a commercial search you can still make a HER search request  but please note that the this will take longer than usual as the HER staff are now …

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Mar
27

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)UPDATE – 27 March 2020

HER Searches The HER is currently closed for visitors. If you have a commercial search you can still make a HER search request  but please note that the this will take longer than usual as the HER staff are now …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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