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Whitfield Syke Project
Festival of British Archaeology 2012

This was a display consisting of 4 panels and was produced by the UWHG for the Festival of British Archaeology in 2012. It was displayed it at Yorkshire Dales National Park Historical Environment Day, Town Hall, Grassington and at Skipton Library during the Festival.

Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group gratefully acknowledges the support of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Bolton Abbey Estates, Yorkshire Water Authority and Skipton Public Library.
Special thanks to the Craven Museum and Art Gallery for permission to use the historic photographs employed above.
Also to Dr Roger Martlew and Dr David Johnson for their support and Helen McKinlay for her reconstruction artwork.
Thanks are also due to Pat & Phil Carroll for all their long hours of work and dedication involved in producing this display.


Grateful thanks are given to the following members of the Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group who were heavily involved with the research and fieldwork for the Whitfield Syke Project.
Namely: Alison Armstrong, Vera Brearey, Pat Carroll, Phil Carroll, David Hill, Peter Gallagher, David Johnson, Chris Lunnon, Jane Lunnon, Roger Martlew, Ruth Spencer, Jennifer Stearn, Susan Stearn, Tony Stearn, David Thornton, David Turner and Alan Williams and to others who assisted.

To access the panels of the displays please use the menu below

                                                                               Panel 1: Survey Work

                                                                               Panel 2: The History

                                                                               Panel 3: Mill Growth

                                                                               Panel 4: Water Power