Wirksworth Archaeological Society

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The purpose of the Society is to carry out archaeological work within and around Wirksworth in the Peak District.

Although we are principally interested in the Roman and Mercian periods, and have a specific project (The Wirksworth Roman Project) we also cover any archaeological issues which relate to Wirksworth and its immediate hinterland, whatever the period concerned.

Individual assessments and updates are listed under "Finds" which deal with current work in progress.

Recent mediaeval archaeology of Wirksworth


Issues in the archaeology of Wirksworth


The Derbyshire Portway: from Wirksworth to Brough

North Lane

A corpus of stone sculpture in St Mary's Church, Wirksworth

Pottery found in Wirksworth

Peak District and Derbyshire Roman Roads: The Street: from Buxton to Wirksworth


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