Salford’s Early Past Revealed: Part 1 – The Landscape

Can’t wait for the November Conference!!!


chatmoss2010The ancient peats of Chat Moss, Salford, being ploughed in 2010

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that for the last year I have been working on an archaeology exhibition of the city of Salford’s archaeology. Much of this material comes from the work of the University of Salford’s Centre for Applied Archaeology (seven years old this year). That exhibition opened in September 2016 and to accompany it there are a series of linked events (tours, talks and book launches). There will also be a series of linked blogs over the next few months to widen access to this new material. So if you can’t make it to the exhibition sit back and enjoy the first of a series of virtual tours of Salford’s past.

The early 21st century has been a golden era for exploring Salford’s past. More people than ever before have been exploring the city’s history through its physical…

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