Database of British and Irish Hillforts Released

Dotted across the landscape of Britain and Ireland, hillforts have been part of our story for millennia. Launched June 2017, for the first time...

Public open day at Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park is located c.4km north-west of the City of Leicester and covers an area of approximately 830 acres, through which the River Lin...

Hollis Croft, Sheffield – the Cock Public House and the Mystery...

On 20 April 2017, an Edward I long cross silver penny was found during the excavation of the former site of the Cock, a...

Mystery solved at Canterbury!

Way back in another time and another website the Canterbury Archaeological Trust posted this ‘Mystery Find No 2’. At that time several suggestions were...

Aurochsen

An aurochs is a type of wild cattle that lived throughout Europe, North Africa and Asia and became extinct in Britain by the Late...

Volunteer Trip to Avebury

On Monday Avebury welcomed a group of about 40 volunteers from the local area. The volunteers were given a fascinating tour of Avebury Stone...
[Image] Copper pendant and excavations at East Chisenbury midden

New Discoveries at Chisenbury Midden

In 2016, following earlier English Heritage investigations, additional excavation and a geophysical survey were undertaken at this remarkable Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age midden...
Buster Farm Villa By Midnightblueowl (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Excavation of a Roman villa complex in Lockleaze, South Gloucestershire

Between 22 August and 30 November 2016, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological excavation on land at Lockleaze, South Gloucestershire, prior to residential development...

Investigating 16th and 17th Century Painted Ceilings

AOC's Dr Anne Crone has co-authored a paper recently published by Historic Environment Scotland which combines art history, timber provenance and dendrochronology to provide an invaluable...

Pits, Pots and Animal Burials

Excavations at Queen Mary’s Hospital Carshalton Excavations between 2008 and 2010 at Queen Mary’s Hospital Carshalton revealed a fascinating Iron Age and early Romano-British site...