Published:  

2007
The historic coal mining settlement of Denniston has a range of sites and features. An archaeological survey was undertaken in 2006 to record details of the sites and help guide future conservation work.

Summary

This report was commissioned by the West Coast Conservancy of the Department of Conservation.  Its purpose was to:

  • map archaeological features relating to the coal mining and settlement sites in the Denniston Historic Area
  • complete measured drawings of historic and archaeological remains in the area
  • provide a written interpretation of the range of remains found, and of specific features of significance
  • compile a photographic record of the range of archaeological and historic remains at the site

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Publication information

Author: P.G. Petchey, Southern Archaeology Ltd. for the Department of Conservation.

This report is made available on the DOC website but has not been published under the Department of Conservation's usual processes. Users should refer to the author of the report for any conditions relating to its use and any disclaimers.

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