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Sun 18 May - Field Trip to Standedge Tunnel

posted 23 Feb 2014, 09:20 by Paul Brayford

Proposed field trip to Tunnel End and Standedge Tunnel, Marsden, Huddersfield

Sunday 18 May

9:30 hrs Assemble, registration and coffee 
10:00 hrs Introductory talk and tour of the Tunnel End visitor centre
After lunch Canal boat trip through Standedge Tunnel and tow path walk
16:00 hrs Finish

The cost will be around £20 including refreshments and lunch

More information about teh tunnel can be found at 

Register your interest by contact Trevor Pearson, our Secretary who will send a booking form once details are finalised.
01904 601922
Trevor Pearson, English, Heritage, 37 Tanner Row, YORK, YO1 6WP


posted 9 Jan 2014, 13:49 by Paul Brayford


Stoddart Lecture Theatre, Arundel Gate, Sheffield Hallam University

10.00am Annual General Meeting
11.00am Tea/Coffee
2014 Symposium
11.20am Yvonne Luke Neolithic Long Mounds of the Yorkshire Dales – preliminary survey
results and other surprises
11.50 Louise Ennis & Tegwen Roberts New Projects from the National CBA
12.20 Peter Halkon The Parisi: Britons and Romans in Eastern Yorkshire
12.50pm Lunch: Free time to explore the Symposium displays
2.00 Dav Smith The Victorian Rebuilding of 'The Street' parish churches - Malton to
2.30 David Johnson New archaeological evidence of early medieval settlement in the
Ingleborough area
3.00 David Cant Recent work on vernacular buildings
3.30pm Break
3.50 Natalie McCaul The Yorkshire Museum's Prehistoric Yorkshire Project
4.20 Ian Roberts Recent work of Archaeological Services WYAS
4.50pm Close
The cost of the day is £9 (per member) or £12 (per non-member) morning tea/coffee is inclusive.
Lunch is not provided

Please book using attached booking form

Field trip to Binchester Roman Fort July 2013

posted 11 Mar 2013, 13:36 by CBA Yorkshire

We are planning a field trip to Binchester Roman Fort in July 2013 in partnership with Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society (YAYAS).

More details will be posted here when they are finalised.

Field trip to Elsecar Heritage Centre, Sunday 19 May 2013

posted 11 Mar 2013, 13:06 by CBA Yorkshire

The first field trip of 2013 will be on Sunday 19 May to the Elsecar Heritage Centre, Elsecar, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Situated close to the M1 between Junctions 35 and 36 in South Yorkshire, the heritage centre is located in the attractive conservation village of Elsecar occupying buildings that began as the ironworks and colliery workshops of the Earl Fitzwilliam. Restored historical buildings now house an antique centre, individual craft workshops, and exhibitions of Elsecar's past.

The day starts with registration and coffee between 9.45 and 10.00 followed by a talk and guided tour of the heritage centre between 10.00 and 12.30. After lunch (included in the booking fee) the afternoon begins at 1.30 with a visit to the Elsecar Heritage Railway adjacent to the Heritage Centre. There will be an opportunity to look at the static displays of diesel and steam engines in the care of the Heritage Railway before taking a short train ride alongside the Dearne and Dove Canal. The day ends at 4.45 after a two hour guided tour of the early industrial village of Elsecar with its stone cottages constructed to house miners and foundry workers.

The cost of the day trip will be £20 to include refreshments and lunch and all entry fees.

Further details will be sent with confirmation of booking.

Please return the attached booking by 3 May 2013 to Louise Mallinson, Programme Secretary, CBA Yorkshire, 45 Frank Lane, Thornhill, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 0JW

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