Quern Stone Discoveries
A big thank you to local people that responded to our request for information about quern stone ‘finds’. We received a number of phone calls and went out to record and photograph the objects. The quern stone shown is possibly a fragment of a Roman quern stone found in... Read more
Medieval Day Exhibition
As part of Knaresborough Medieval Day on Saturday 22nd August, the group displayed work related to the Scotton Heritage Project. Lots of interest was generated and 100 or more people enjoyed the displays and ‘finds’ cabinet exhibits. Many of the children were particularly interested in Guy Fawkes at Scotton.... Read more
Surprising find on school dig
Archaeology in action at Scotton Lingerfield school Members of Claro Community Archaeological Group visited Scotton Lingerfield primary school over 2 days to do ‘real digging!’, test pit excavation , metal detecting, dowsing and recording finds were all undertaken. Then an actual find was discovered – not a ‘plant’ like... Read more
Our Geophys Training Workshop.
A most enjoyable day was the verdict of everyone who took part. The day started at 10am with an introductory talk by Jon Kenny, the geophys expert. He talked about the history of the equipment, the types of equipment and how it works. Then there was a planning session... Read more
Young Archaeologists Event
On Friday 21 May we’re training the school children of Scotton in the art of geo-phys.  The children are in years 5 and 6 and are aged about 9 to 11.  There will be 18 of them and the training will take place in the school field. This is... Read more


Latest NewsScotton March 10, 2015

Real Archaeology! Today we had a visit from Jon Kenny, Community Archaeologist and expert in the art of geophys and magnetometry. On April 30th we are going to try it out with Jon’s help and guidance and hope to geophys one field, download the results on to a computer and... Read more