Notes by Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society on "Historic Slack"

Scope and Content

1771 Extract History of Manchester by Whitaker, J. p 87-91 6 pages + pdf

1773 Extract History of Manchester by Whitaker, J. p 128-135 8 pages + pdf

1775 Extract History of Halifaxby Watson, J. 2 pages

1834 Extract Concise History of Halifax by Crabtree, J. 11 pages + pdf

1865 On the Roman Hypocaust by Walker, J.K. p 29-35 10 pages + pdf

1865 Article in London Times 15th November 1 page + pdf

1866 Archaeological & Topographical Assc. Slack reports

Plus assorted photocopies of the Association records 23 pages + pdf

19 pages

1865-66 YAJ vol.1 Roman Station at Slack Barber, F. 16 pages + pdf

1866 A Sepulchre of Tiles by Barber, F. (pages 15 - 17 above)

1883 Brief details in Huddersfieldby Hobkirk & Curzon 3 pages + pdf

1913-15 YAJ vol.26 Excavations Dodd, P.W. & Woodward, A.M. 63 page pdf

YAJ vol.26 The finds from the excavations 61 page pdf

Summary of images in Kirklees archive plus site plan 9 pages + pdf

1958-61 YAJ vol.42 by Hunter, J.K.T., Manby, T.G. & Spaul, J.E.H. 30 pages + pdf

1968 Journal of Roman Studies p207 note by Hartley, B.R. 1 page + pdf

1970 YAJ vol. 42 page 391 burial note by Gilks, J.A. 1 page + pdf

1970 YAJ vol. 42 page 391 vicus hut note by Hartley, B.R. 1 page + pdf

1970 Britannia vol.1 p 281 notes by Hartley, B.R. & Gilks, J.A. 1 page + pdf

1971 Britannia vol.2 p 254 note on Slack by Wilson, D.R. 1 page + pdf

1971 YAJ vol. 43 page 194 burial note by Gilks, J.A. 1 page + pdf

1988 Extract from The Brigantes by Hartley, G & Fitts, L. 5 pages + pdf

1990 WYAS report No.122 trial excavation near golf club 6 pages + pdf

1994 WYAS watching brief No. 158 stable block foundation 3 pages + pdf

1995 WYAS watching brief (extract) in advance of water pipe 3 pages + pdf

1995 Forum p 20 Note in advance of WYAS report No. 478 1 page + pdf

1997 WYAS report R478 on a Yorkshire Water pipe trench 49 pages + pdf

1997 Britanniavol.28 p 419 note on WYAS report R478 1 page + pdf

2007 English Heritage Pastscape NMR 47487 Bath House 2 pages + pdf

2007 2007

English Heritage Pastscape NMR 47459 Camulodunum Excavation history

Map of Slack scheduled monument and E.H. archive 2 pages + pdf

7 pages

2 pages

2008 National Monuments Record 47459 4 pages + pdf

2008 Slack Bath House NMR 47487 2 pages + pdf

2008 Slack Burials NMR 47492 2 pages + pdf

2009 Roman Army in N England Bidwell & Hodgson extract 3 pages + pdf

2010 English Heritage Pastscape with updates (DGB) 3 page pdf

Summary of burials at Slack 1775 onwards (DGB) 3 page pdf

2011 Copies of historic images in the Kirklees archive 16 p Spreadsheet 6

2011 Summary of roman tile stamps found at Slack (DGB) 2 page + pdf

2012 Summary of coin finds from Slack & surrounds. DGB Spreadsheet 7

2014 Update of English Heritage archive for 1968-1994 1 page + pdf

2015 Hypocausts at Slack. Historic review (DGB) 1 folder

2015 Time line summary of Slack - updated (DGB) 7 pages + pdf

2015 Publication of BAR 620 The Romans in Huddersfield - A New Assessment

2016 Enlargement and re-definition of Slack Roman fort and vicus

Historic England Scheduled Monument ref. No. 142745 14 pages +pdf

Excavations at Slack 1913 An eight page booklet with images and a site plan of the

1913 work on the Roman fort by the Roman Antiquities

Committee of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society.

Hard copy and complete PDF

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Original available for consultation by appointment

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