Martin Railton from Eden Heritage presents the results of a community-based test-pitting project, known as Digging the Past, which was undertaken in 2022 at the village of Ravenstonedale, near Kirkby Stephen. The webinar explains the process of digging an archaeological test pit and present the results of the project including some of the medieval and post-medieval finds.

  • Name: Digging the Past: Test-pitting in Ravenstonedale Village
  • Duration: approx 30 minutes plus Q&A
  • Presented by: Martin Railton, Eden Heritage

*Digging the Past Celebration Event - Sat 13th May 2023 Ravenstonedale
if you're interested in this webinar, you might also like to join us in person for an event celebrating the Digging the Past project. There will be an afternoon of talks presenting the results of the WDLP Digging the Past project, which investigated the history of the village using 1mx1m archaeological test pits dug by volunteers in 2022; concluding with a short guided walk of the village. More information>