The Newall assemblage clearly indicates that further faunal remains await discovery in the alluvial washlands of Wharfedale. The East of Otley development and Flood Relief Scheme could both encounter this prehistoric material.
The final part of our 'bones diary' ends with an invitation to further, public, scientifc investigation of the Newall material.
Further scratchings at Newall in 1990 revealed a potentially nationally important site, but also aggravated the situation. Part II of our Newall bones diary continues the story.
The Newall bones are some of the most important items to ever enter the Museum collection. The story behind their discovery is an archaeological nightmare.
A partially lost 'language of leather' lingers in Otley's streets - this article details the complex history of the tanning and leather industries over 300 years.
Prompted by recent application to develop part of the site, the authors expand upon the gothic mansion that towered over Wharfedale.
Renovation of Bishopwood House is a welcome sight after years of dereliction.