Heritage Forum 2016: The Lost Village of Lodge

This years HeritagAn information flyer for the Heritage Forum 2016 including date and time and a main photo of remains at Lodgee Forum focuses on the ruined settlement of Lodge, above Scar House reservoir.

Lodge has its roots in the Medieval and was continually occupied up until its abandonment in the 1920s. Come and hear more about this settlement, including the findings of Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership’s Big Dig 2016. Talks in the morning will be followed by an opportunity to visit the remains of the abandoned settlement in the afternoon (this will include a 1.5 mile/2.5km walk from the car park).

Date and venue

Saturday 8th October, 10:00am – 4:30pm, at Lofthouse Memorial Hall, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5RZ


9:30am Registration and refreshments
10:00am Welcome
Heather Garnett, Chair of the AONB Heritage Steering Committee
10:10am A tale of two settlements: Lodge and Scar
Louise Brown, Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership, and Jane Simpson, Big Dig 2016 Volunteer
10:40am What we did this summer: a summary of the findings from Lodge Big Dig
Jim Brightman, Solstice Heritage
11:10am Refreshments
11:30am News from the Heritage Network – An opportunity for local groups to provide updates on recent and future projects
12:00pm Lunch and opportunity to look at displays
1:15pm Visit to Lodge
4:30pm Close


£7.50 per adult, £3.50 per child (under 16), FREE to all Big Dig 2016 volunteers. Price includes refreshments and a buffet lunch.

Booking is essential. Please book online at www.nidderdaleaonb.org.uk or ring the Nidderdale AONB Office on 01423 712950

Download a flyer here: Heritage Forum 2016

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