Greater Manchester Archaeology Day

Saturday 30 November 2013 9.45am - Saturday 30 November 2013 4.15pm
Venue: The Old Fire Station, University of Salford, Crescent, Salford
Event Type: Conferences

9.45am Registration and coffee

10.15am Welcome
Professor Martin Hall, Vice-Chancellor, University of Salford

10.30am ‘Digging Engels’: the Chapel Street Workers Housing in Salford
Dr Michael Nevell (Centre for Applied Archaeology)

11.00am Chorlton on Medlock: workers housing and Engels-related archaeology at the Graphene Institute and MMU Student Union development sites
Ian Miller (Oxford Archaeology North)

11.30am Manchester Cathedral: the archaeology of the underfloor heating scheme
Norman Redhead (Greater Manchester Archaeological Advisory Service) and Andrew Norton (Wessex Archaeology)

12.00pm Understanding the archaeology of Timperley Moat
Derek Pierce (South Trafford Archaeological Group)

12.20pm Questions and new publication announcements
Chaired by Dr Andrew Myers (GMAAS)

12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch break

During lunch there will be an opportunity to view the Greater Manchester Historic Environment Record database (run by Lesley Dunkley of GMAAS) and exhibitions by CfAA and local archaeology societies.

1.30pm Dig Greater Manchester update
Brian Grimsditch (CfAA)

2.00pm Hartshead: an industrial hamlet
Kevin Wright (Tameside Archaeological Society)

2.20pm Unearthing the Past: excavations at the Jubilee Colliery and Coking Ovens, Shaw, Oldham
Robin Holgate (Archaeological Research Services)

2.50pm Coffee break

3.10pm The archaeology of Bottoms ‘Mill’, Holcombe
Barry Simpson (Holcombe Moor Heritage Group)

3.30pm Recent discoveries from the Radcliffe Heritage Project
Sarah Cattell (CfAA)

4.00pm Questions and closing remarks
Chaired by Dr Michael Nevell

4.15pm Finish

NB – this event is now SOLD OUT