Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society

05 Jun

Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society Volum e 86 for 2016 Papers relating to the Architecture, Archaeology and History of the County, City and Neighbourhood of Chester Edited by PETER CARRINGTON with Janet Axworthy, Dan Garner and Alan Williams Chester 2017 To read the Journal, please click here.   We would like to acknowledge the below […]

Field Course Dates 2017

06 Feb

THE POULTON PROJECT ARCHAEOLOGY COURSES TRAINING COURSES AT POULTON, CHESHIRE, 2017 The Poulton Project is a multi-period rural excavation 5 miles south of Chester, which has produced extensive evidence for 10,000 years of human activity. The site was discovered during the search for a lost Cistercian Abbey, when excavation unexpectedly revealed the foundations of a […]

Osteology Update

09 Apr

Meet Rea who will be assisting us at Poulton this summer. She is seen here recording the mortal remains of a 35 – 40 year old (estimated) female in the grave at her feet. She is a very talented young lady and the students will benefit hugely from her skill and knowledge. In the background […]

Poulton Research Project AGM

10 Feb

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Poulton Research Project Saturday 12 March 2016 at 10.00 am at the meeting room, New Dairy Farm, Chapel House Farm, Poulton. Please be advised that there will be the Annual General Meeting of the Poulton Research Project at 10.00am on Saturday 12 March 2016 in the meeting […]

End of season summary 2015

17 Jan

SUMMARY REPORT OF THE 2015 EXCAVATIONS AT THE POULTON RESEARCH PROJECT, CHESHIRE The objectives of the 2015 student training season were to continue and where possible complete excavations on the two trenches from the previous year. The extant archaeology comprised elements of an Iron Age roundhouse complex contained within an enclosure, a medieval secular graveyard […]