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This CITiZAN blog is written by you, the CITiZANs, and by our staff. We encourage everyone involved in the project to contribute, whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects. If you would like to submit a blog, email the CITiZAN Archaeologist for Outreach in your regional office your text and up to five images.

Pett Level submerged forest recording weekend

18/10/2017   |   Issie Barrington

In this blog CITiZAN volunteer Issie Barrington writes about her weekend recording with us at Pett Level in September.

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Scarborough: The first seaside resort?

24/08/2017   |   Andy Sherman

The Roman's built a signal station on the promontory dividing Scarborough into the South and North Bay and Norman's built a large castle on the same promontory. The town is supposedly named after a Viking called Thorgils Skarthis in the 10th century. But is it England's first seaside resort?

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Rapid recording on Roa (Barrow-in-Furness)

04/08/2017   |   Megan Clement

As part of the Festival of British Archaeology, CITiZAN were out rapidly recording the coastline using our app. Find out what we came across at Roa Island, near Barrow-in-Furness, with our volunteers and partners Headland to Headspace, Morecambe Bay Partnership.

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Exploring beyond the coastal fringe

26/07/2017   |   John Matthews (Citizan volunteer)

Coastal industry like lime kilns and canals are often linked to a web of in land features including tramways, bridges and quarries. Today John Matthews, one CITiZAN's volunteers from Yorkshire explores the inland connections to a site surveyed by the Southwest team in Devon.

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An Artist Response to Orford Ness

17/07/2017   |   Debra Shipley

In June this year Suffolk based artist Debra Shipley joined CITiZAN on our training weekend on Orford Ness: this blog is her response to the landscape.

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