This website describes the work of the Mellor Archaeological Trust from 2000-2010. For current information, go to The Mellor Archaeological Trust's new web site .
Crop marks in 1995, geophysics in 1998, and 12 years of
excavations uncovered the Iron Age settlement in John and
Ann Hearle’s garden at the Old Vicarage, Mellor. Unexcavated
bits are in the churchyard! The finds cover 10,000 years
from the Mesolthic to the Medieval and later. In 2000, the
Mellor Archaeological Trust was formed and Pam Bates created
the website, which was a runner-up in the 2006 British