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Monday 21st January 2019

‘STORM Gathers over Mellor!’ with Bob Humphrey-Taylor

Mellor Mill

 

STORM OVER MELLOR is an illustrated talk about how the €7.2M EU funded project is looking at the effects and mitigation of Climate Change on our Cultural Heritage. This will be a non-technical talk presented by Bob Humphrey-Taylor, Chair of Mellor Archaeological Trust.

So what, you might very well ask, is STORM? Bob,will explain this and how the Trust is involved as the lead organisation in the UK, in a Europe wide initiative to reduce the impact of climate change, natural hazards and human actions on heritage.

 The one UK site is at Mellor, comprises of the Iron Age Ditch at the Old Vicarage, the bronze age burial ground on Shaw Cairn and Mellor Mill in the Goyt Valley.