Latest Blog entries

We encourage everyone involved in the CITiZAN project to contribute to our blog. Whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects, we want to hear from you! To submit an article please email your regional CITiZAN Community Archaeologist with your text and up to five images.

The Vicar's delight

27/04/2020   |   Andy Sherman

Rectory Woods are a set of pleasure gardens built in the village of Heysham, on the southern shores of Morecambe Bay. Along with the Morecambe Bay Partnership and the Lancaster and District Heritage Group we recorded the gardens in the first phase of the Project. Learn a little more about the gardens with this blog.

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Intrigue at Dungeon Lane

23/04/2020   |   Andy Sherman

In February a mudlarker spotted a carved stone on the foreshore of the River Mersey. But what is and were does it come from? This blog tries to answer those questions with a little detective work.

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Paull Foreshore: Past, Present and Future

18/04/2020   |   S. Griffiths & C. Kolonko

For the International Day of Monuments and Sites we revisit our trip to Paull, East Yorkshire, to describe some of its rich heritage.

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Building boats on the Humber

09/04/2020   |   Andy Sherman

During the Victorian period ship building was one of Hull's biggest industry's, the city's shipyards made vessels that sailed and steamed around the world. The Earles brothers founded one of the city's largest shipbuilders, this blog tells a little bit of their story.

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Bantham to Hope Cove - Digital Walking workshop

05/04/2020   |   Aaron Rogers & Grant Bettinson

We were unable to deliver the Bantham to Hope cove walking workshop. However, we were able to mash our minds together and produce this which gives you all the information that would have been in the walk with a few added extras. We hope it will go some way in entertaining and engaging you from the comfort of your deckchairs and sofas.

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