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Northwest Industrial Archaeology Conference 2017

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Lion Salt Works

Ollershaw Lane

Marston

CW9 6ES

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This conference will explore themes relating to the salt landscape in Britain, particularly in Cheshire. The event completes an exciting programme of community archaeology as part of the Saltscape Landscape Partnership Scheme, and is a collaboration between the Council for British Archaeology's Industrial Archaeology Panel and Saltscape.

Programme:

9.30 - Registration, tea and coffee

10.00 - Introduction

10.10 - Andrew Fielding: Archaeology and Salt in Britain (latest research)

10.40 - Mike Newvell: The Archaeology of Salt in Cheshire

11.10 - Sarah Cattell: Excavations at Ollershaw Lane Salt Works, 2016 - 2017

11.40 - Chris Wild: The Murgatroyd Brine Pump

12.10 - David George: Salt in West Cumbria

12.30 - Roy Forshaw: Salt in the Merseyside area (recent work)

13.00 - 14.00 - Lunch

14.00 - Tour of Ollershaw Lane works

15.00 - Tour of Lion Salt Works

16.00 - Summary and Questions, tea and coffee

Programme is subject to change. Refreshments and lunch provided.

Please inform us of any dietary requirements upon registration.

This event is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund through the Saltcape Landscape Partnership.


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