Category Archive: News

Oct
08

Historic England’s Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer

Historic England have launched a new web site, the Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer, which makes the results of over 30 years’ of aerial photograph mapping projects undertaken by Historic England and its predecessor organisations since the late 1980s, as well …

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Sep
23

Roman Middlewich Excavation Open Day

Join the staff of Oxford Archaeology North for a guided tour of the current excavations at Roman Middlewich. The site, which is located on the back plots of several Roman buildings, has so far uncovered evidence of Roman industrial activity, …

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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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Oct
08

Grosvenor Park (Chester) Training Dig 2020: Round-up

This year’s excavation consisted of an extended Trench VIII which was first opened in 2017. Two extensions were added partly to investigate the extent of the medieval buildings, their later use and whether there was any evidence of Roman or …

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Oct
07

NEWS FLASH: GROSVENOR PARK STUDENT TRAINING DIG 2020

Every year archaeologists from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Cultural Service (Grosvenor Museum) and the University of Chester run a training dig for the University’s second year archaeology students. The dig takes place in Grosvenor Park in Chester. The Park …

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Sep
18

Archaeologists Return to Grosvenor Park: September/October 2020

Each year in May Cheshire West and Chester Council in partnership with the University of Chester run an archaeological training excavation for second year archaeology students. Covid-19 prevented the summer plans but following the introduction of new safety measures the …

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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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Sep
17

Student archaeologists help uncover Chester’s Elusive Saxon past.

Student archaeologists have uncovered new evidence of Saxon life in the city. Every year, archaeologists from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Cultural Service (Grosvenor Museum) and the University of Chester organise a training dig for the University’s second year archaeology students. The …

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