Some of the interesting sites that are across the Tees Valley area can be seen here. For a full list with images, please see our publications page.
This month’s lecture will be “Uncovering Rievaulx Abbey’s landscapes” by Freya Horsfield. PLEASE NOTE that this lecture will be held at Acklam Rugby Club on Saltersgill Avenue, Middlesbrough (TS4 3PR) and NOT at Stockton Library. The start time will remain the same at 7:30PM.
The lecture will contain an update on ongoing work by Durham University to understand the relationships between Rievaulx Abbey, landscape and people. Rievaulx’s relationships affected people at all levels of society, from King Henry II to individual peasants, and left complex traces on the landscape of Northern England from Teesside to South Yorkshire. The fresh interpretation of the landscape and documentary record is revealing that some of the long-accepted myths about a major Cistercian monastery now require revision.
Freya is TAS’s Chairperson and a landscape researcher, who holds a first degree in Archaeology from UCL, and a Masters in Landscape Archaeology, GIS and Virtual Environments from Birmingham University. Her doctoral research at Durham University investigates the landscapes associated with Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire. Freya is also a teacher (Fellow, Higher Educational Academy) interested in the development of adult digital skills.
We hope to see you all there, 7:30PM at ACKLAM RUGBY CLUB.
- TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 26th March |The Buildings of the Historic Core of Skelton | Robin Daniels
- TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 26th February | Recent Research on the Bombardmentof the Hartlepools, World War I by Mark Simmons
- TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 29th January | AGM and ‘The Last Three Years at Vindolanda’ by Marta Alberti
- TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 27th November | Teesside Archaeological Society’s Two Heritage Lottery Projects | Dave Errickson
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Hidden Valleys Community Project | Summer Events
- Volunteer Opportunity | Finds Processing
- TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 26th June | Boskin, Skelbuse and Foddergang: Traditional Farm Buildings in the Yorkshire Dales | Jim Brightman
- TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 29th May | The Portable Antiquities Scheme in Co. Durham, Darlington and Teesside: Recent Finds of Note | Ben Westwood