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YVBSG & YAS day school, Saturday 15 March 2014

The theme of this years' Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings day school is 'Beyond the Building'. The event is held by the Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group and Yorkshire Archaeological Society at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Metropolitan University. The day will explore the use of contextual information to increase knowledge and understanding of vernacular buildings. Talks will include:

Sites and settings of Craven buildings - Alison Armstrong

House hunting - sources used to find Low Moor properties- Barbara Reardon and Mary Twentyman

Maps, plans and pictures - online and off - Gill Cookson

Home comforts: furnishing the West Riding house 1600-1850 - Alan Petford

The other Domesday Book: an insight into the Lloyd George Survey, 1910-15 - Ian Bailey

Concluding remarks - the value of using diverse sources - David Cant

More information and a booking form is available online