Bulletin is our annual journal provided to members since 1994. It covers the latest fieldwork activity and discoveries in the Tees Valley and catchment areas. All editions are now open access, free to read and download as a PDF file. The most recent numbers are presented below. Future editions will be in electronic format only so that we have more funds for projects and activities. Access earlier editions here »

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No 26 2022 | Download PDF

Excavations at Kirklevington, Stockton-on-Tees 2021; Experiences of getting young people interested in archaeology; Recording St Mary’s Churchyard, Norton, 2021 – Monuments; Recording St Mary’s Churchyard, Norton, 2021 – People; Discovery and Excavation of the site of the Medieval Chapel of St Hilda in Kildale – Discovering Kildale’s lost Chapel of St. Hilda and its history;  Discovery and Excavation of the site of the Medieval Chapel of St Hilda in Kildale – Excavation of the site; Archaeology in County Durham and Darlington 2019-2021;  The Portable Antiquities Scheme; Revealing Magna – 2021 Preliminary work results; Low Mill in Bilsdale – an 800-year old watermill; Some thoughts on new woodlands and archaeology in the North York Moors National Park.

No 25 2021 | Download PDF

Archaeological works at Saltholme, Cowpen Bewley, 2019; The use of pXRF analysis for identification of salt on Neolithic ceramics, Street House, Loftus; Jumbo Jar (or, a large piece of pottery), Site 251, Ingleby Arncliffe; What is so interesting about rusty iron slag?; Saxon pottery found at Howe Hill, near Stokesley; Facing the water- the orientation of early Roman fortifications in Scotland; To plough or not to plough – the effect of ploughing on the barrows of East Yorkshire; The Environment Agency – innovation in Heritage, Interpretation and Public Art; Milling about at Marske Mill, Skelton Mill, and Bilsdale; An Archaeologist’s experiences of 2020.

No 24 2020 | Download PDF

Elgee Lecture 2019; Obituary – Bob Mullen; A Malting Kiln at Victoria Park, Stockton 2018-2019; ‘Creating a better place’ – the Environment Agency and Archaeology at Greatham Creek; Stockton Farms and Public House Surveys; Bradley Farm, Wolviston: a ‘listed’ building; Cleveland Archaeology Trust – Recent project; Orthostatic Walling in Westerdale; From a Conservator; Barrow-busted; Those gigantic statues & their everlasting calm-James Cook and Katherine Routledge on Easter Island; Re-burying the dead; Ramsgate, Stockton on Tees, an occupational survey.

No 23 2019 | Download PDF

The steel remains – exploring the artefact evidence from the bombardment of the Hartlepools during World War One; Archaeological works at Greatham South flood alleviation; Some ‘battlefields’ finds from the Northeast; Recent archaeological fieldwork in Tyne and Wear; Binchester 2018 – upgraded facilities and a new excavation; Heritage open day – Teesside’s oldest structure, Street House, Loftus; Excavations at Easby Motte; Excavations in the dunes near St Germain’s, MarsTBook review – Reich D 2018, ‘Who we are and how we got here’.

No 22 2018 | Download PDF

Ice and Fire project, Eston Hills; New light on the early medieval archaeology at Holy Island (Lindisfarne); Locating King Henry’s gift to Rievaulx Abbey in the Vale of Pickering; Whorl Hill enclosure, Whorlton (Site 156); Tees Archaeology; First World War building recording project, a volunteer’s perspective; Whatever happened to … World War One sites in Stockton?; ‘Microcosms of English History’ – Kildale, Lonsdale, Westerdale, Baysdale, and the ‘Hidden Valleys Community Project’; Excavations at St Margaret of Antioch medieval church, Brotton 1980-1988.

No 21 2017 | Download PDF

Hartlepool Headland’s town and sea walls; Rediscovery of the Bath Building outside Chester-le-Street Roman Fort; Durham County Council Archaeology round up; Archaeological collections, Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough; First World War recording project – recording the legacy of the Tees Valley in the First World War, Volunteering for the project, some Stockton on Tees sites; Reprise, that was the year that was; Prehistoric axe; Book review and 2018 programme.

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