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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 […]

Poulton’s Prehistoric Past

05 Jun

The aerial photo’s show the current excavation of a series of intercutting Iron Age roundhouses spanning generations of rebuilding on the same site. Portions of nine structures are exposed. Excavation has produced a large material assemblage which includes animal bone, ceramics, charcoal and fire cracked stone, the latter having been used as pot boilers. Resistivity […]

How to find us.

22 Oct

DIRECTIONS TO THE POULTON RESEARCH PROJECT By Car If driving on the A55, exit at Junction 38 onto the A483 ‘Wrexham Road’, heading towards Wrexham. After a couple of hundred meters you will approach a roundabout. Take the first left onto the B5445 ‘Old Wrexham Road’. Follow this road for about a third of a mile. […]

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 […]