Professional reports have been provided by APS as part of the HLF funded project. Copies have been deposited at the County Archaeologist's office, Derby Museum, DAS and the Magic Attic. We also hold copies with TARG.
TARG publications result from work done entirely by the group. Copies are deposited with the relevant authorities and can be purchased from TARG at £6 plus p&p.
contactSpavold, J., (ed): Test Pits at Peats Close, Ticknall, Derbyshire (2012).
J., (ed): A
Nineteenth Century Irrigated Meadow at Standleys Barn Farm, Ticknall,
Spavold, J., (ed): Test Pits at Japonica Cottage, Ticknall, Derbyshire (2012)
Foster, B., (ed): An archaeological investigation of the garden and Hen Coop Close at Standley's Barn Farm (2013)Spavold, J. (ed): Fieldwalking in Ticknall. Derbyshire, 2009-2012
on the following sites have been received from Dr Anne Irving
and are available for members to borrow:
The Pottery from Site 18, Tatsall Fee, Ticknall, Derbyshire
The Pottery from Site 20, Ley Farm, Heath End
Boards have been placed in Ticknall
Village Hall car park
and in the Market Place, near the Arch.
Talks - Sue Brown and Janet Spavold give very interesting talks for various organisations, on request.
Archaeology and Ticknall Methodist Church Bi-Centenary celebrations -
an exhibition of Ticknall pottery and history of Ticknall
Archaeology Day - This has become an annual event at the
University, where TARG is invited to have a stand,. Plenty of
room for a large display of our most interesting finds, and lots of
The university has a very good collection of local pottery and an interesting modern museum which was also well worth a visit.
|Calke Archaeology Day
In 2013 we dug test pits on the site of old Calke village, under the supervision of the area National Trust archaeologist.
These excavations were continued in Calke Archaeology Week 2014.
In 2015 we had a display of artefacts we've found on NT land.
|Hartshorne Diamond Jubilee Celebrations included an exhibition of Ticknall Pottery.|
Ivy Leigh site was open as
an event for Heritage Week 2010 and
the Festival of Archaeology
Fortnight, run by the Council for
(CBA), when we had well over 100 visitors of all ages and all
walks of life, including a geologist, a stonemason/sculptor and a
potter amongst them, and whose input was really interesing and useful
to us. We
also had a visit from Radio
well as the excavation there was a display of Ticknall pottery, not
Ivy Leigh, but from other sites around the village and information
the history of pottery and also village items.
There have been numerous additional 'open days' for organisations and for individuals.
A bit of help from Time Team on Scarecrow Weekend!
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