Looking forward ... to learning more about our past

Throughout its existence, the Society has been very active in locating, excavating, rescuing and recording features of significance to our past.

This page will provide links to information on places where the Society has been, and continues to be, involved.

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St Richard’s Dominican Friary, Pontefract

PDAS has a long history of involvement with excavation on the site of this important religious house.

Find out more about:

The history of St Richard’s Friary

PDAS dig in 1963

PDAS dig in 2011

PDAS dig in 2012

Activity in 2005

Photos of  Roman Road 28B Milestone etc

Recording Bratley's old shop 1967

Recording Bratley's old shop 1967

PDAS involvement in Monk Fryston Time Team digs 2016

Photographs of our members in action