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Bonwell Spence archive
Comprises the archaeological work of Bonwell (Bon) Spence, founder member of the Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society:
Part 1. Sites local to Huddersfield.
Part 2. More extensive site reports.
Part 3. Collection of Aerial Photographs.
Part 4. Collection of 35mm slides.
Part 5. Articles & Technical Studies.
Part 6. Miscellaneous papers.
Part 7. Maps and copy maps
  • HDAS/3/2

    Bonwell Spence Archive. Part 2. More extensive site reports. Item

    1913-1997
    Castleshaw and Spa Clough
    19 page report on Excavation and Conservation at Castleshaw Roman Forts 1985-86 by Start, D. Hunter-Mann, K. Redhead, N. & Walker, J.
    9 page interim report An Iron Furnace Complex at Spa Clough, Castleshaw by Redhead, N. 1991.
    22 page interim report on Spa Clough by The Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit – November 1992.
    53 page second interim excavation report on Spa Clough by The Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit – December 1993.
    47 page report on Daycroft Field, Castleshaw. An evaluation of extramural activity south of the Roman fort complex. By The Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit – January 1996.
    42 page excavation report on Cudworth Pasture, Castleshaw. By The Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit – May 1996.
    63 page report on Castleshaw Evaluation Stage 2. Further investigations of extra-mural activity at an upland Roman military site. By The Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit – January 1997. Plus assorted correspondence.
    [See HDAS/2/1]

    Slack Annexe 1992
    3 page post excavation report by Spence, B. July 1993.
    2 page report on pottery by Rush, P. March 1993.
    3 page report on 69 bone fragments by Mulville, J.A. September 1992.
    7 page geophysical report by Bradford University Department of
    Archaeological Sciences May 1992.
    Plan of excavation, maps and related correspondence.
    Plan of the Roman fort from excavations in 1913 to 1915.
    Images in B&W and colour with assorted colour slides.
    [See also HDAS/2/9]
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  • HDAS/3/3/

    Bonwell Spence Archive. Part 3. Collection of Aerial Photographs Item

    1948-1985
    Includes a large envelope with acetate overlays marked with site names. See also HDAS/2 sites.

    Blackmoor Foot 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Earthwork. Meridian 179 71 193
    Blackstone Edge 2 B&W RAF images (17x12 cm) dated 12.07.1955. Refs: 0398 & 0399 Line of ancient route marked on rear.
    Castle Hill Almondbury One large (24x20 cm) B&W image which appears to have been provided by David Brown Gears Ltd. Publicity ref. E1261/4. Undated.
    Castle Hill Denby 1 B&W RAF images (22x17 cm) dated 07.09.1954. Three copies of 0234 with the earthwork marked on one copy. With overlay and note. See also Meridian 25 68 027 B&W dated 25.04.68 marked on rear.
    Crosland Road, Lindley Moor 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 180 71 016. Marked on rear Cowrakes (?)
    Denby (Upper) 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 21.07.1966. Meridian 42 66 043
    Fixby Ridge 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 21.10.1972. Meridian 102 72 164
    Flockton 2 photocopies of WY 109/15 and 109/17 dated 29.07. 1983 with map.
    Gadding Moor 2 B&W RAF images (17x12 cm) dated 07.09.1954. Arrow marked sites near Hoyland Swaine
    Holme 1 B&W image (21x17 cm) 15.05.1948. Earthwork (?) marked on rear.
    Ingbirchworth 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 25.04.19. Meridian 24 68 043
    Lee Hill 2 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 11.08.1953. Refs: 0246 & 0247. Features and locations marked on rear.
    Marsden 8 B&W images of Marsden golf course (17x12 cm) dated 13.11.1985 with grid references. 2 larger B&W images, undated
    Also 5 undated negatives of images in the Marsden locality.
    Also 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 20.10.1972. Meridian101 72 223
    Meg Dyke 2 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 17.05.1948. Refs: 3270 & 3271. Arrow marked site on fronts.
    Millstone Edge 2 undated colour images (24x20 cm) of Millstone Edge & Butterley
    Moorside Edge 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 179 71 068
    Netherton 2 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 17.05.1948. Arrow marked sites on front and * mark on reverse to show Hall Dyke and two woods.
    Oldfield Hill 2 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 11.08.1953 PLUS one similar of Royd Edge. * mark on reverse indicates position of archaeology.
    Outlane 2 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 11.08.1953 both ref:0314 which can be overlapped with Scapegoat Hill. Slack marked on reverse.
    Pule Hill 2 undated colour images (24x20 cm) of Pule Hill and Worlow.
    Round Ings Rd. 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 179 71 106
    Royd Edge See Oldfield Hill envelope.
    Also 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 179 71 167
    Scapegoat Hill See Outlane envelope.
    Shepley 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 25.04.1968. Meridian 25 68 029 n/a
    Slack 2 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 11.08.1953 both ref:0313 which can be overlapped with Scapegoat Hill. Locations marked on reverse.
    Also 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 179 71 108
    Slate Pits 3 B&W RAF images (23x18 cm) dated 11.08.1953. Not marked up.
    South Crosland See Netherton, (Hall Dyke) Sovereign B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 13.06.1968. Meridian 45 68 060. 2 copies
    See also Shepley.
    Upper Holme 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 179 71 015
    Booth Banks. (?)
    Wholestone Moor 2 photocopies (undated) of A4 images. One possibly an enlargement.
    Also 1 B&W image (23x23 cm) dated 19.11.1971. Meridian 179 71 067
    See also Moorside Edge.
    Worlow See Pule Hill plastic pocket.
    SE 086125 A faint field mark in field 6649 to the south west of Holt Head Road in the Black Moor area (copy map). 3 photocopies of images dated 13.11.85. WY 155/2 & 3 and WY160/11. NIL on HE.
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