25 October 2021

Investigating the charcoal production industry of West and South Yorkshire

News from our PhD student Chris Atkinson.

Producing Charcoal

On 21 October Chris presented to the Olicana Historical Society based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire about his work undertaking community archaeological woodland surveys and excavations in the South Pennines Park between 2016 and 2019, and how this inspired his WRoCAH funded PhD in investigating the charcoal production industry of West and South Yorkshire.

To find out more about woodlands in the South Pennines there is a Celebrating Our Woodland Heritage publication here.

Producing Charcoal

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