Making Harewood and the Modern World

Wednesday 22 May 2019, 6.00PM

Speaker(s): Dr Jonathan Finch

Jonathan Finch will talk on Making Harewood and the Modern World. He will explore how making the Harewood House at the end of the eighteenth century removed the earlier medieval landscape and Gawthorpe Hall, and drew upon the family's involvement in the Atlantic slave trade, based on his excavations at Harewood and fieldwork in the Caribbean.   

Location: K/133, King's Manor

Admission: Free Admission, booking not required.

Email: archaeology@york.ac.uk