The valley of the River Foulness in East Yorkshire, UK, has become known as 'The Valley of the First Iron Masters'. It is an area rich in archaeology with finds dating from the Palaeolithic period onwards. In the Iron Age the valley was home to one of Britain's oldest and largest prehistoric iron industries. In Roman times it was an area of settlements, villas and pottery industries.

Valley of the First Iron Masters


Links to other Archaeological Sites

Yorkshire Archaeological Society

CBA Yorkshire

Council for Independent Archaeology

Southburn Museum

Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Network (CITiZAN Project)



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