The Poulton Project - Registered Charity Number 1094552

The Poulton Project was incorporated as a charity on August 7th 2002. The incorporation statement is: To further the education of the public in the archaeology, history and architecture of a multi-period landscape in the Chester hinterland known as The Poulton Project and to promote and foster public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Archaeology generally.

Field Notes – weeks 10 – 13

21 Sep

Field Notes: Weeks Ten to Thirteen Corn height: see photo One month ago (!) I wrote a blogpost, with one week to go of the Poulton Research Project field school. That has long since come and gone, however the weeks following were full of activity and so I’ll attempt in this final field notes entry […]

Field Notes – week 9

26 Aug

Week Nine Corn height: suspicion that the addition of cobs have made the corn appear taller, when in fact it is all still the same height as last week It has been a brilliant and busy week at the field school – it’s hard to believe that this time next week it’ll be over for […]

Students Blog

21 Aug

The following blogpost was written by a student who attended the field school during Week Seven. Enjoy! – The Poulton Research Project consists of a group of enthusiastic and passionate individuals who come together with students and volunteers with a central focus of researching and discovering the layers of hidden history which lie beneath the […]

Field Notes – week 8

17 Aug

Week Eight Corn height: we can no longer see beyond our trench, if we get lost we may have to remain on site until the harvest It has been a very relaxing week. Trench I was being excavated by all continuing students, who are now very familiar with our excavation and recording methods. In addition, […]

Field Notes – week 7.

11 Aug

  Week Seven Corn height: towering ominously over our excavations It has been another fantastic week on site. The weather held out for us for the most part, although I feel it’s only delayed the inevitable. As I write this, the remains of Bertha have arrived and I’m about to go hunting for my wellies. […]