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Annual General Meeting 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Poulton Research Project Saturday 2 May 2020 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...

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Investigating Burials

Investigating Burials

During the 2018 season the Poulton student field school continued to investigate the burials of a medieval farming community interred within the Chapel graveyard. We uncovered multiple skeletons buried in the classic Christian manner, with the head placed at the west...

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Notice of the Annual General Meeting – 2nd March 2019

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Poulton Research Project Ltd Saturday 2nd March 2019 at 10.00 am at The New Farm, Chapel House Farm, Poulton, Chester CH4 9EG Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Poulton Research Project Ltd will be held...

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Training Courses at Poulton, Cheshire 2019

The Poulton Project Archaeology Courses 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,...

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Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society

Contents of the Journal Obituaries 1. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster KG, CB, CVO, OBE,TD, CD, DL 2. Dr Alistair (Sandy) Campbell JP Book reviews 1: Rowan Patel The windmills and watermills o f Wirral: a historical survey - Roy Coppack 2: Susan...

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TRAINING COURSES AT POULTON, CHESHIRE, 2018

THE POULTON PROJECT ARCHAEOLOGY COURSES TRAINING COURSES AT POULTON, CHESHIRE, 2018 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...

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Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society

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...

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The latter years of Poulton Chapel

Those who have been to Poulton will know that  Poulton Chapel became home to Lord Brereton's troops during the English Civil War when they were billeted at  the Chapel. It would not have been used by the local population during this time and it's likely that a fair...

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Nature at Poulton

Whilst walking through the maize stubble on my way to site today I came across this Lapwings nest . As you can see it contains a clutch of 4 eggs. We'll have to be careful where we put our feet, it probably wont be the only one.

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Osteology Update

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...

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