Ticknall Archaeological Research Group (TARG) was formed in 2010 with the aid of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to investigate the archaeology of the early potteries in Ticknall, their products and the landscape and social contexts for them.Read more
There are over 30 known pottery sites in the Ticknall area. Excavations have produced 13th century Coal Measures White Wares on production sites.
Documents from 1328 refer to “le cleyputs” and in the late 1200s Henricus ad Furnum (Henry at the oven) is named. It is probably a pot oven.Read more
On the 5th August 2017, a group of TARG members was given a guided tour of Sinai House by the owner Kate Newton. The house, located at Shobnall on the outskirts of Burton, is a Grade II* listed building. It has a long and interesting history, but was derelict when the current owners acquired it in the 1990s.Read more
In July 2017 Ticknall Archaeological Research Group had a very interesting and informative day school, led by Janet Spavold and Sue Brown, on reading the history of vernacular houses.Read more
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- Saturday 26th May Fieldwalking – takes place as and when fields become available, with follow ups of sorting and recording.
We need drawings of some of our finds to include in reports on our projects. The reports are published as TARG reports, where the archaeology and the interpretation is all done by TARG members. The reports go to the official archaeological record and to the National Trust.Read more
Annual Subscription (for the calendar year) is £10, £5 for under 16s. To join TARG please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.ticknall-archaeology.co.uk for further information.Read more