Category Archives: archaeology

exploited landscape stories

For the last 31 months (or since April 2014) I’ve been working for the North York Moors National Park on the development of the This Exploited Land HLF Landscape Partnership Scheme. In the time I’ve been working on this project my blog … Continue reading

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Archaeology and shoes in the Vale of Pickering

This is a brilliant ‘new’ find not of really old archaeology – but of the material culture left behind by archaeologists. This is a pair of boots left behind by archaeologists at some time between 1978 and 1984 when the … Continue reading

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15 books …

In the style of Caitlin Moran ‘the lists of my life’ 15 books I’m thinking I should crack on with right now seeing how I haven’t written them this year! The little book of mud Materialities of Earth (the academic … Continue reading

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Negative press and earth buildings

Whilst we wait for further news about the damage caused by Tuesday’s earthquake in Balochistan in Pakistan the press reports give a valuable insight into the negative perceptions associated with earth structures. The BBC report (posted 25/09/2013) summarised the details of … Continue reading

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Archaeoprint – a hidden landscape

Born and raised in Hertfordshire Paul Musgrove did a foundation course at St Albans College of Art & Design followed by degree studies at Manchester Polytechnic, specializing in Furniture design and hot glass making acquiring a BA(Hons) in 3-D Design … Continue reading

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One thing after another …

In the history boys Alan Bennett defines history as “one ******* thing after another” I suppose that is one of the interesting differences between archaeology and history –archaeology reveals evidence of the past that changes and challenges the ‘assumed’ sequence … Continue reading

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An extraordinary place

The Vale of Pickering is an Extraordinary Place – recent work I’ve undertaken to create an agreed Statement of Significance for the Vale of Pickering is now online through the North Yorkshire County Council Website The detailed statement of significance document can … Continue reading

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