Marsh Archaeology Award Winners Announced
A range of high quality community archaeology projects from across the UK were celebrated at the recent Discover Archaeology Live event at Olympia with the announcement of the winners of the inaugural Marsh Archaeology Award.
The judges for the Award were unable to separate the four short-listed entries and with the full support of the award's sponsor all four projects were declared joint winners and each given a cheque for £500 to support their work!
The winning projects are:
- The North of Scotland Archaeological Society∞ – Glen Feshie
- The Badsey Society∞ – the Enclosure Map project
- The Mellor Archaeological Trust∞ – Mellor Hilltop
- Royton Local History Society∞ – Royton Lives Through the Ages
With the North of Scotland the Badsey projects, the judges were particularly impressed by the contribution made to archaeological knowledge and understanding. The Mellor and Royton projects were commended for the high of engagement of the community in their activities.
For details of the seven other projects entered for the 2007 Award, click here∞.
Details of the 2009 Marsh Archaeology Award can be found on the CBA Grants & Awards pages∞.
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