The Archaeological Forum Journal | CBA Yorkshire
ISSN 2051-8234 Print | 2051-8242 Online
The Journal of Council for British Archaeology
The FORUM YORKSHIRE Journal | New Series Volume 1 | 2012
The latest, refreshed edition of FORUM has been sent to all CBA Yorkshire members and affiliates after its launch to a warm reception at the February 2013 Symposium in York!
This volume is replete with
a spectacular range of topics, projects, methodologies and period coverage, as
well as funding sources. The immense scope and
coverage of archaeological activities in Yorkshire are themselves reflected in
the variety of practitioners — volunteers, community groups, professional and
commercial organisations, researchers, students and academics. FORUM’s pictorial
cover design offers a snapshot of some projects that represent the broad
inclusivity of the many engagements — in terms of participants’ age and diversity
of background. We're extremely grateful to those who sent in photographs,
although unfortunately there were too many to include them all. There will be
more opportunities with Volume 2 (2013)!
See below for Volume 1 contents, availability and pricing.
Details about older back-copies can be found to the right.
Write for the FORUM Journal — We'll help you spread the word!
are welcome from anybody involved in Yorkshire archaeology—fieldwork,
research, community projects, education, commercial and developer-led
activities. Items should be submitted by 18 October 2013
for availability in volume 2, to be published early in 2014.
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New Series content and availability
A limited supply of New Series Vol. 1 is available to newly subscribed CBA Yorkshire members (free) and non-members (£10.50 inc P&P).
New members joining during the year will receive the current edition FORUM Journal, subject to availability, in addition to the forthcoming volume at the end of the subscription year (usually published in February). Inquiries about additional copies, including non-members and overseas customers, should be emailed to email@example.com. Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to CBA Yorkshire and sent with your address to T. Pearson, 37 Tanner Row, York YO1 6WP.
Contents | New Series Volume 1 | 2012 19x26x6 JIS, 4pp+120pp, b&w illustrations
Highlighted items are downloadable as PDF documents.
Editorial | Spencer Carter | 1
About CBA Yorkshire: Almost Fifty | Paul Brayford, Membership Secretary | 4
CBA Yorkshire Annual Review 2012 | Christiane Kroebel, Chairperson | 6
The Stanbury Hill Project: Archaeological Investigation of a Rock Art Landscape in West Yorkshire | Keith Boughey | 7
The Impact of Raw Material Choice on Novice Participation: Analysis of a Mesolithic Lithic Assemblage from Warcock Hill South, West Yorkshire | George Loffman | 17
The Bordley Township Project: Aspects of Human Impact on a Landscape in Craven | Peter Claughton | 27
The Roman Paradox: Linear Enclosure Complexes in the Yorkshire Wolds | Andrew Derych | 33
Discovery and Excavation of a Roman Estate Centre at Whirlow, South-west Sheffield | Clive Waddington | 43
A New Survey of Blackstone Edge Road: Interim Results | Mitchell Pollington | 53
Anglo-Saxon or British? Excavation of a Probable Late Seventh Century Shieling in Upper Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire | David Johnson | 59
Results of Archaeological Monitoring at Easby Abbey, Richmond, North Yorkshire | John Buglass | 65
Recent Surveys and Building Recording in North and East Yorkshire | Shaun Richardson and Ed Dennison | 83
An Investigation of Whitfield Syke Mill, Embsay, North Yorkshire | Jane Lunnon and Ruth Spencer | 95
Archaeological Notes and Reviews
Notes on New Dating Evidence for the Roman Settlement at Slack, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire | Gerrie Brown and Barry Hobson | 105
Notes on Radiocarbon Dates from the Chapel House Wood Landscape Project, Kilnsey Township, North Yorkshire | Roger Martlew | 108
A Summary of Recent Archaeological Work by JBAS: 2011–12 | John Buglass | 111
Notes on Educational Projects in the Academic Year 2011–12 | Dave Weldrake | 113
CBA Yorkshire Membership Application Form | 115
Price | £10.50 incl. P&P | Free to new 2013 members while supplies last!
Back-copy content and availability
A very limited supply of older Foundation Series back-copies is available to CBA
Yorkshire members and non-members.
Inquiries about back-copies, including overseas customers, should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to CBA Yorkshire and sent with your address to T. Pearson, 37 Tanner Row, York YO1 6WP.
Contents | Foundation Series | 2011 A4, 36pp, b&w illustrations
CBA Yorkshire Group | 2
Chairperson's Report | Christiane Kroebel | 3
Three Stones on the Hillside: the appropriation of natural features in the South Pennines | Dr D. Shepherd | 4
The North York Moors National Park Mapping Programme | Tara-Jane Sutcliffe | 7
Uncharted territories: Neolithic long cairns and barrows of the Yorkshire Dales | Yvonne Luke | 11
Educational Work in West Yorkshire in 2011 | Dave Weldrake | 23
Baxtergate, Whitby, Heritage Review Pilot Project, 2011 | Christiane Kroebel | 25
St. Richards Dominican Priory, Pontefract Interim Report | Pontefract and District Archaeological Society | 27
The Hulleys Enigma Continues: an update, 2010 | Alan Walker, Howard Carr and Brian Smith | 31
Propped Stones: examples from the North York Moors | Brian A. Smith and Alan A. Walker | 35
Price | £5.00 incl. P&P
Contents | Foundation Series | 2010 A4, 64pp, b&w illustrations
CBA Yorkshire Group | 3
Chairperson's Report | Trevor Pearson | 4
York's other River: an archaeological survey of the River Foss Navigation | Christopher Dunn and Tony Berry | 6
The North East Yorkshire Mesolithic Project | Rachel Grahame | 11
Experiments with False Colour Infrared for Aerial Photography in the 1970s | Eric Houlder | 13
A Comparative Study of 'Continuity' Cemeteries in Yorkshire | Malin Holst | 15
The Pre-Conquest History of Lythe Church | Christiane Kroebel | 17
A fresh look at the Maiden Castle complex, Harkerside, Swaledale | Yvonne Luke | 20
Propped Stones: a research note | Dr D. Shepherd | 30
The Hulleys Enigma: An Interim Report, 2009 | Alan A. Walker | 32
Rare slipware production site found in Leeds | Kathy Allday | 40
Archaeology and education: recent projects | West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service and Partners | 46
St Anthony's Hall, York | Gareth Dean | 60
The Anglo-Scandinavian Archaeology at Hungate, Year 3, 2009 A Summary | Peter Connelly | 62
Summaries of recent and selected fieldwork
John Buglass Archaeological Services
Boston Spa Archaeology and Heritage Group
Ed Dennison Archaeological Services Ltd
Field Archaeology Specialists Ltd
Ingleborough Archaeology Group
Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group
Price | £5.00 incl. P&P
Contents | Foundation Series | 2000-2009 A4, b&w illustrations (2007 is A5)
Each issue contains summaries of archaeological work undertaken in Yorkshire during the year and longer articles.
Please note: Until 2002 the Forum numbering system meant that the year given on the cover referred to the year covered by the reports. Forum was published early in the following year. So for instance Forum 2001 covered work carried out in 2001 but was published in 2002. From 2003 the numbering system was changed to reflect the publication year. This means that there is no Forum 2002 in the sequence.
2009 | Rock Art fabricator, Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment, Excavations at Heslington East York, St. Helen's Church Skipwith, Investigation of a Miner's Cottage at Caphouse Colliery, The Stanbury Hill Project Rock Art Site
Recent work by: John Buglass Archaeological Services, Dave Weldrake (Education), Boston Spa Arch & Heritage Group, Archaeological Services WYAS, York Archaeological Trust
2008 | Excavations at Street House Loftus, Bronze Age sub-territories and comparisons with other North York Moors sites, Northallerton Landscape History Project 2005, Fylingdales Moor, Hungate Excavations York
Recent work by: Boston Spa & District Community Arch Group, Ingleborough Arch Group, John Buglass Archaeological Services, Field Archaeological Specialists, York Archaeological Trust, Archaeological Services WYAS
2007 [SOLD OUT] | Yorkshire Quern Survey 2006, Ripon Community Archaeology Project, All's Well at St. Mary's Project Thornton in Craven, Easby Riverside Restoration project, Excavation at 36 The Boyle Barwick-in-Elmet, Roman Road between Templeborough and Brough-on-Noe-Theories and Evidence, Rock Art and Glaciers at the Fringes of the North York Moors, Recent analytical field survey in Yorkshire by English Heritage
Recent work by: WYAS & Partners (Education), Scarborough Arch & Hist Soc, Boston Spa & District Community Arch Group, Ingelborough Arch Group, Archaeological Services WYAS, Field Archaeology Specialists York, Ed Dennison Archaeological Services.
2006 | New publications from Archaeological Services WYAS, Yorkshire Quern Survey 2005 report, Pathways and Petroglyphs - distribution of cup-marled stones in Fylingdales parish, Carved stones from Boston Spa, Opening the door on Agill, Excavations at Chapel Garth, Arram, Blansby Park Project, Historic Environment activity in Yorkshire Dales National Park 2004-5
Recent work by: Ed Dennison Archaeological Services, Stephen Haigh, Tees Valley Archaeology, Northern Archaeology Associates, Archaeological Services WYAS, Field Arch Specialists York
2005 | CBA Yorkshire in the Sixties, Sidney Jackson and Quern activities of Bradford Arch Group, Experimental charcoal burn at Dalby Forest, East Riding Arch Soc, Recent fieldwork on Yorkshire Commons, Survey of possible Ring Cairn on Skipton Moor, Wharram Grange Crossroads 2004, Characterising South Yorkshire's Historic Environment, The Broadwood Project at Thornton in Lonsdale, Scarborough Community Heritage Initiative
Recent work by: Boston Spa & District Community Arch Group, Ed Dennison Archaeological Services, Stephen Haigh, Tees Valley Archaeology, Scarborough & District Arch & Hist Soc, York Archaeological Trust, Dave Weldrake (Education), WYAS & Partners, Arcus, Field Archaeology Specialists York
2004 | Archaeology of Yorkshire Day, Obituaries (J.R. Earnshaw, D. Coggins, A.L. Pacitto), Origins of the Annual Symposium, Excavation of Roman Road M28b at Hundhill Ackworth Pontefract, Understanding and Recording our Village Heritage by Great Ayton Community Archaeology Project, Excavations near Ingleton, Yorkshire Quern Survey, Wetwang: Dietary Equalities in an Iron Age Population
Recent work by: Boston Spa & District Arch Group, East Riding Arch Soc, Stephen Haigh, Blaise Vyner Consultancy, Ed Dennison Archaeological Services, Dave Weldrake (Education), WYAS & Partners, Northern Archaeological Associates, Archaeological Services WYAS, Field Archaeology Specialists York
2003 | Obituary (D.G. Coombs), Roman Milestone from Pontefract, Grey ware production at Derventio Stamford Bridge, Neolithic Landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales, Space and Place in Medieval Howden, Shipwrecks on the Hull Foreshore, The Historic Environment in the Yorkshire Dales National Park 2001-2, Recent Archaeological Work in the North York Moors National Park 2001-2, Evaluation and Excavation on the East Cliff Whitby 2002, Whitby Abbey Heritage Lottery Funded Excavations and Recording, York's Bridges and Bridgemasters, St Leonards Hospital Training Excavation 2002, Two Roman Camps at Monks Cross York, Boats-Buildings-Buckets-Boots & Barrels
Recent work by: Boston Spa & District Community Arch Group, MAP Archaeological Consultancy, Northern Archaeological Associates, Archaeological Services WYAS, Dave Weldrake (Education)
2002 | Not issued
2001 | Obituary (E.V. Wright), Recent Archaeological Work in the North York Moors National Park, Roman Villa Site at Wilstrop Hall Green Hammerton, Building Survey 2000-1
Recent work by: Dave Weldrake (Education), Ed Dennison Archaeological Services, Scarborough & District Arch Soc, MAP Archaeological Consultancy, Archaeological Services WYAS
2000 | Obituary (R.H. Hayes), Cawthorn Camps 2000 Interim Report, Building Survey in West and North Yorkshire, Survey of Bishops Manor at Howden, Archaeological Resources and Contacts
Short Notes: Gallo-Belgic Stater from N Yorkshire, Wool Weight from Bridlington
Recent work by: Northern Archaeological Associates, MAP Archaeological Consultancy, Boston Spa & District Community Arch Group, Dave Weldrake (Education)
Price | £4.00 incl. P&P
Contents | Foundation Series | Various A4, b&w illustrations
Each issue contains summaries of archaeological work undertaken in Yorkshire during the year and longer articles.
1999 [SOLD OUT] | includes articles on the St Aidan’s project and on excavations at Cawthorn Camps
1998 [SOLD OUT] | includes articles on Archaeology in Calderdale, Sheriff Hutton Castle and NE Section of the Nautical Archaeological Society and recent work by consultancies and National Park Authorities
1997 [SOLD OUT] | includes articles Prehistory in Nidderdale, a Neolithic Barrow at Cottam, Scorton, Hayton Landscape Archaeology, Geophysical surveying at Catterick, Roman Roads around Stamford, Wood Hall Moated Manor project, Thorpe-in-Balne Manorial Chapel as well as project updates from consultancies, regional societies and National Parks
1996 | includes articles on the Wood Hall Moated Manor project, Saltwick project, Mesolithic report from Calderedale and on the Mortimers’ museum in Driffield as well as regional project updates
1995 | includes articles on recent work by the East Riding Archaeological Research Trust, York Archaeological Trust, regional consultancies and National Parks
1994 [SOLD OUT] | includes articles on excavations at Fountains Hall and on the Roman settlement at Stamford Bridge
1993 | includes and article on the mid-Wensleydale survey and on fieldwork in the south-east Vale of York
1992 | includes articles on the Wood Hall Moat project and on work in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
1991 | includes articles on the late Iron Age settlement at Home Farm, Sewerby and on Archaeology and Golf courses
1989 [SOLD OUT] | includes a survey of earthworks of Harewood Castle and a summary of excavations in medieval Scarborough
1988 [SOLD OUT] | includes articles on the Backstone Beck Prehistoric site and on the Yorkshire Mining Museum
1987 [SOLD OUT] | includes articles on the Holme Landscape Project and the Prehistoric Landscape of Sutton Common
1986 [SOLD OUT] | includes surveys of a medieval monastic grange on Levisham Moor and of linear earthworks on the Tabular Hills
1983 [SOLD OUT] | includes summaries of work in Cleveland and in York
Price | £2.50 incl. P&P