Hanging Grimston Summer Excavations

ERAS SUMMER VISIT

 

Hanging Grimston Excavations
 

A joint project between Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society and the High Wolds Heritage Group we are currently undertaking our fifth season of excavations at Hanging Grimston.

 

Members of ERAS are cordially invited to a guided tour of the site followed by a visit to the excellent Art and Archaeology Exhibition in Thixendale  Village Hall.  There is also a guided tour to show the history of Thixendale village followed by a visit to the Church for the sound and light show.

 

The site is located at Mount Pleasant Farm [Grid Reference SE 7998 5991 Post code YO41 1QZ] , which is near Kirby Underdale There is plenty parking on the site Please note - the site is a sloping grassy hillside. 

 

Meet at the site at 11.00 am this Saturday, 27th July.

 

There is also an Open Day at the dig on Sunday 28th July when you are invited to join one of the Guided walks at 11am or 2.30pm .

 

Admission is FREE   Light refreshments will be available.    We hope to see you there.

 

Please contact Alison Spencer on 0774 707 5277 or

Email :  alisonbspencer@yahoo.com for further information and to advise of attendance.


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