First World War

TNL_HLFE_PANTONETeesside Archaeological Society are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a Heritage Lottery Project on the First World War. This project aims to engage volunteers in the identification, research and recording of First World War structures within the built environment of the Tees Valley. This area incorporates Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland.

There are currently 259 known First World War buildings in the Tees Valley area and the list of remaining buildings to document can be accessed here.

Upcoming News:


As part of this project, we, along with our partners at Tees Archaeology, are running a couple of guided walks. However, for insurance purposes, you must be a TAS member to come along.

Sat. 1st April – Meet at St. Hilda’s Church, Hartlepool Headland: 13:30
Defending the Headland, And Heugh Battery Museum Tour with Robin Daniels and Dave Errickson

Thur. 21st September at 14:00. Meeting place to be confirmed
Flying and Fighting at Marske in the First World War with Robin Daniels & Dave Errickson
This guided walk takes you on a tour of the various First World War sites that are located in Marske.

To get involved with the project No previous knowledge or experience is required.

To get involved please contact me directly (