Work by Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society on Myers Wood: excavation reports and background research

Scope and Content

Assorted notes, maps and background research on the site and Medieval iron working

Box 1 of 4 (2000-2002):

Preliminary report

Project proposals

Report on Geophysical Study x3 copies September 2001

Local Heritage Funding 2002

Excavation details September 2002

Medieval Pottery report September 2002

Post excavation analysis

Assorted photographs and leaflets (undated)

Box 2 of 4 (2003-2005):

Progress report February 2003 with site plan

Medieval Pottery report I (May 2003) and report II (October 2003)

Report on slag analysis compared with 14th century Rievaulx Abbey residues

Interim Archaeological Report x2 copies October 2003

Radiocarbon dating report January 2004

Pre-publication notes on project

British Archaeology Awards - submission and results

Assorted press cuttings

Copy of The Iron Makers of Myers Wood ISBN 0-905747-01-1 March 2004

The Water Powered Site May 2005

Site visit details 2005

Provisional report

Publicity in Calderdale Life summer 2005

Box 3 of 4 (2000-2002):

Assorted background papers

The geology of Myers Wood

Fluxgate Gradiometer Survey (undated)

Photocopies of early maps of Myers Wood

Primitive Iron Industry in Upper Calderdale 1918

Rosedale West Medieval Iron Working 1974-77

Papers on Medieval Bloomeries in North West Wales 1995

Understanding the British Iron Age 2002

The Anatomy of a Furnace 2005

Box 4 of 4 (2002-2003)

Archaeomagnetic Dating of the Iron Working Site at Myers Wood, Huddersfield. By A. J. Powell, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP

A full copy of this report has been scanned and deposited with West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service in 2016.

Access Information

Original available for consultation by appointment