A study of the landscape reveals the terrain over which the battle was fought.

This is based on the work by Keith Challis, formerly of York Archaeological Trust, and now GIS and Remote Sensing Manager, Birmingham Archaeology at University of Birmingham.

These pages link to complex images and can take a few moments to download.

  1. The Norse arrival in Yorkshire
  2. The routes of the combatants to Fulford on 20 September 1066
  3. Modern technology reveals the topology of the landscape
  4. How the settlements might have looked in 1066
  5. The 1651 map of Fulford
  6. A possible layout of post-conquest Fulford
  7. The crop marks recorded by English Heritage

We are using soil survey to probe the history of the land in the area