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HETTON VILLAGE ATLAS TRAINING SESSIONS & EVENTS 1. Oral History with Ian Roberts & Richard Carlton Wed 27 th Feb, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, Hetton & Eppleton Community.

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1 HETTON VILLAGE ATLAS TRAINING SESSIONS & EVENTS 1. Oral History with Ian Roberts & Richard Carlton Wed 27 th Feb, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, Hetton & Eppleton Community Centre. 2. Research Using Historic Documents with Alan Rushworth & Ian Roberts Wed 27 th Feb, 3-30pm – 5-30pm, 19 Regent Street, DH5 9AB. 3. Natural History with Ivan Dunn Mon 4 th March at 10am, Hetton & Eppleton Community Centre. 4. Geology with Paul Williams Mon 4 th March at 12 noon, Hetton & Eppleton Community Centre. 5. Recording & Interpreting Historic Buildings with Peter Ryder & R Carlton Mon 11 th March, 12 noon, Union St Chapel 6. Heritage Environment Records visit with Jennifer Morrison & R Carlton Mon 15 th April (?), 11am, Newcastle Civic Centre, Planning Dept. 7. Landscape History Using Maps and Aerial Photographs with A Rushworth Mon 22 nd April, 10am, Hetton & Eppleton Community Centre. 8. Eppleton Farm Visit with R Carlton & A Rushworth Mon 29 th April, 5pm, Eppleton Farm. 9. Green Watch Environment Event – Exhibition celebrating our local environment. Fri 17 th May, 10am to 3pm, in the Hetton Centre Mall.

2 ORAL HISTORY How to identify candidates Interview techniques Questions to ask Recording equipment Transcribing interviews Copy write and permission Voice recognition software

3 RESEARCH USING HISTORIC DOCUMENTS County Maps – Saxton 1576, Armstrong 1768, Greenwood Tithe Maps & Apportionments. Ordnance Suryey up to present day. County & other archives. Trade directories. School records Surtees & other county histories. Published collections ie. Priory of Finchale, etc. Historic literature. Beamish records

4 NATURAL HISTORY Biodiversity survey work Hydrology mapping Historic maps & aerial photography Nature Reserve guided walks School participation Research techniques Farm visits/records Field surveys Wildlife & vegetation spotting © Stephen Turnbull

5 GEOLOGY Walk and fossil hunts at Eppleton and Moorsley quarries. Field inspection of key sites. Building stone survey. Solid and drift geological map data. BGS geological maps. Analysing landforms. Basic survey techniques. Palaeoniscus longissimus - a fossilised fish from the Marl Slate, collected at Thrislington, County Durham Artist’s reconstruction of the type of lush tropical forest in which the vegetation that formed the area’s coal seams was deposited, about 310 million years ago

6 RECORDING & INTERPRETING HISTORIC BUILDINGS Gazetteer of historic buildings Photographic record Chapel survey with Peter Ryder Construction materials Then & now The old smithy Pemberton street Paintings of buildings

7 HERITAGE ENVIRONMENT RECORDS A visit to Tyne & Wear’s Historic Environment Records at the Newcastle Civic Centre Accompanied by Jennifer Morrison their Archaeology Officer The Heritage Environment Website elines.info/ gives access to local information. eg. Eppleton HER Number DistrictSite NameSite Status General Period Specific Period Site Type (Specific) 259 Sunderla nd Great Eppleton village Medieval C12 Shrunken village 250 Sunderla nd Great Eppleton, flints Prehistori c Neolithic/ Bronze Age Flint Scatter 2474 Sunderla nd Hetton- le-Hole, Eppleton Old Hall, Possible Moat Modern? Moat 2775 Sunderla nd Great Eppleton, Sand Pit Early Modern C19 Sand Pit 2993 Sunderla nd Hetton- le-Hole, Eppleton Engine Early Modern C19 Engine 2981 Sunderla nd Great Eppleton, Brick Ponds Early Modern C19 Pond 2984 Sunderla nd Great Eppleton, High Downs Quarry Early Modern C19 Limestone Quarry 2982 Sunderla nd Great Eppleton, Eppleton Colliery Early Modern C19 Colliery Hetton HER Catalogue Entries

8 LANDSCAPE HISTORY USING MAPS & AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS Air Photographic coverage Tyne & Wear HER Great North museum NMR, Swindon Google Earth imagery

9 EPPLETON FARM VISIT Farm visit with experts from The Archaeological Practice. Test-pitting. Farm records. Photography & analysis. Other farm visits. A modern picture of Eppleton Hall at Little Eppleton showing the additional wings either side of the original structure. Eppleton Hall—the earliest picture of Eppleton Hall. Eppleton Estate 1776

10 GREEN WATCH ENVIRONMENT EVENT A celebration of our natural environment First major event by Hetton Green Watch To encourage participation of the wider community To increase local awareness of the natural environment To ensure access and enjoyment of the countryside HETTON CENTRE MALL on FRIDAY 17 th MAY 10am to 3pm


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