Material used in book "The Romans came this way: The discovery and excavation of the route over the Pennines" (published 2008)

Scope and Content

1969 Excavations at Hartshead Moor Top by Donald Haigh. YAS ms 1085. (2 versions)

1974 Copy notes from Yorkshire Archaeological Journal vol 46 (1974) page 146.

1973-86 Undated summary of conclusions about the route of the Roman road from Castleshaw to Slack following excavations at Moorside Edge. (4 pages)

1984-86 Notes on the excavations at Worlow on the south side of Pule Hill. (4 pages)

1991 Geophysics report on a road site at Upper Holme. 6 pages by Arnold Aspinall of Bradford University Department of Archaeological Sciences.

2000 Excavations at Pule Bents by Bonwell Spence (3 pages plus section drawing) and aone page appendix by Granville Clay.

2001 Report of above in Bulletin No. 18 of the Roman Antiquities Section of the YAS p16.

2001 Note by Norman Lunn on 'round hills'. (1 page)

2001 One page note on underwater investigations of Wessenden Brook in Marsden centre searching for possible evidence of a Roman river crossing. Also letter from Darren Bailey.

2001 Notes by Norman Lunn on a trial excavation of 'Morgan Clump' at Fixby. No evidence for a signal station or Roman road at this part of the estate. (7 pages)

2002 Notes by Darren Bailey on the archaeological evaluation of Oldgate Clough.(5 pages x two copies)

2008 The final published version of the book complete with bonus CD of images & maps

2012 Assorted notes by Gerrie Brown and Granville Clay on extracts from the archives of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society - ms 370, ms 673-4 and ms 1085. (22 pages)

Undated Six folders of assorted maps and aerial photographs along the road route.

One folder of copies of ancient maps of the road terrain.

Eight prints of photographs of the stone pillar at Manor House Slaithwaite.

Assorted press cuttings including Hartley's excavations at Slack

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Original available for consultation by appointment

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