Dales Heritage Field School 2014

Landscape Archaeology in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales


         part of a major regeneration scheme for Threshfield Quarry

         survey and excavation of Late Prehistoric, Roman and Early Medieval settlement
     remains near Threshfield and Grassington in Upper Wharfedale

         Industrial heritage survey and excavation in the quarry

         small groups individual support from qualified, experienced staff

Earthwork survey differential GPS, total station, alidade, taped offset/triangulation

Excavation basic techniques, finds recording, planning, finds processing


 Iron Age Dig Location: between Threshfield and

  Kilnsey,North Yorkshire SD 975653

  Restoration and excavation at Threshfield Quarry:

  SD 977643 

  Survey: free

  Excavation:10 per person per day.


Landscape survey:                    May 26th 30th

Excavation:                                July 12th   July 26th 

Industrial heritage survey:          Aug. 9th 15th

Industrial heritage excavation:    Aug. 22nd 24th

                                                                                        Sep. 5th 7th

A wide range of accommodation from campsites to Kettlewell Youth Hostel and B&Bs is available locally:


camping: kettlewellcamping.co.uk

contact Lucy on 01756 760398 / 07825737080  email:lucymallinson@tiscali.co.uk   


Bell Bank, Skirethorns Lane, Threshfield 01756 752321

Transport can be arranged from Kettlewell.                         No previous experience is necessary.

                                   Download a Booking form here   or contact info@ydlrt.co.uk





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