Castle Station Visit

On Tuesday 16th January 2018, 18 members of LDHG were lucky enough to be given a tour of Lancaster Castle Station by Brian and Matt.  The tour was incredibly informative and enjoyable as we toured parts of the station the public no longer see.  Of particular interest was the spiral staircase which lead to a[…]


After a very busy 2017 Lancaster and District Heritage Group are looking forward to 2018 which promises to be as if not busier than last year. We have a few meetings lined up over the next couple of months, here are some details. Tuesday 9th January 2018 General Meeting.  The George & Dragon 7.00pm Tuesday[…]

Agenda LDHG Meeting 3 October 2017

Agenda for the meeting of LDHG on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at The George & Dragon starting at 7.00pm Item 1 : Apologies Item 2 : Minutes Item 3 : Hillside Phase I Report Item 4 : Hillside Phase II Update Item 5 : Geophysics Preliminary Results Item 6 : AGM Item 7 : Gressingham[…]

Minutes from meeting 12th September 2017

Here are the minutes from last nights meeting. Minutes from the meeting of Lancaster and District Heritage Group held on Tuesday 12th September 2017 at The George & Dragon Present: Andy R, Anne, David I, Andy B, Eileen, Pauline, Jane, David F, Tony, George, Nancy, Shirley, Elizabeth, Roseanna, Christopher, Myra, Maddy. Apologies: Nigel, Pamela, Mandy,[…]

Agenda for LDHG Meeting 12 Sept 2017

Here is the agenda for tonight’s meeting.  All are welcome to attend. Meeting of LDHG at The George & Dragon starting at 7.00pm Item 1 : Apologies Item 2 : Minutes Item 3 : Hillside Update Item 4 : Photographic Slides Item 5 : Future Meetings Item 6 : AOB

Hillside Phase 2 – day 4

Hillside Phase II day 4 A brief let up in the rain at about 10.15 gave us a brief opportunity to carry out a bit more work on both trenches. The new cobbled surface in trench 1 was finally cleaned and made ready for photographing and drawing. Jane started to excavate a section in trench[…]

Hillside Phase II day 3

Hillside Phase II day 3 Fantastic day despite the shower mid afternoon. The day started an hour later than planned because of the overnight rain. Fortunately there was no significant water in the trench so starting was fairly straight forward. We were very lucky today to be able to reopen trench 2 and by the[…]