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Welcome to the Tees Archaeology website.  This page will be kept up to date with the latest news and events.  Please browse the rest of the site for more in-depth information on our activities and the heritage of Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees.


We produce an electronic newsletter approximately every 3 months.

The latest issue is No. 14 (September 2016). Please visit our Downloads page to access previous issues.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list please contact us at teesarchaeology@hartlepool.gov.uk.


Archaeology talks at Preston Park Museum - new for 2017!

Tees Archaeology has teamed up with Preston Park Museum to bring you a further series of talks for 2017 about the heritage of the local area from the medieval period to the First World War. There will also be a chance to handle objects from the museum’s collection. Full details are here.

Web access to the Historic Environment Record

Tees Archaeology maintains a record (Historic Environment Record, or HER) of all the known archaeological sites in Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees.  You can now view summary data from our HER here.

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Booklet Downloads

Our full range of archaeological booklets are available as free pdf downloads.  These include the now out of print Anglo-Saxon Teesside booklet.  Other booklets in the series cover the Iron Age, Roman, Viking and Medieval periods.


The booklets are designed to give an overview of each period and are aimed at the general reader.

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Please visit our Downloads pages to see what we have to offer.

Forthcoming Events...


Please accept our apologies for the recent lack of updates to our website - this was caused by a software problem that meant we could not access or edit the website at all. This has now been resolved and we hope that you will continue to visit.



Low Grange, Billingham

There will be two events on Sunday 9th July and Sunday 3rd September from 1.30pm to 4.00pm. These will include a guided walk of the site of the Prior of Durham’s medieval manor house, with craft activities and a storyteller. All are welcome and no booking is required. Directions for the event are here.

More dates for your diary

As part of the Skelton Townscape Heritage Project Tees

Archaeology will be carrying out a Building Recording project with volunteers at Skelton between 11th and 15th September. A booking form will be provided shortly.



New Booklet: Hunting the Hunter-Gatherers

We are pleased to announce a new digital booklet titled Hunting the Hunter-Gatherers: Mesolithic Teesside.

The booklet brings together information about the first people of Teesside during the Mesolithic Period (around 10,000 - 4,000 BC).


The booklet is aimed at the general reader and a series of reconstructions have been produced by local artist Nigel Dobbyn. You can download it for free here.



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