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...

Archaeologists and detectorists reveal new insights into the Torksey Viking army...

A huge camp which was home to thousands of Vikings as they prepared to conquer England in the late ninth century has been uncovered...

Geo-rectified photography Experiment at Bulford by Wessex Archaeology

A comparison between geo-rectified photography and photogrammetry to record human remains. In late 2015 Wessex Archaeology started the excavation of a large Anglo-Saxon cemetery at...

Research into ‘agricultural revolution’ in Anglo-Saxon England sheds new light on...

Academics work with University of Oxford in project to examine how historical farming methods changed England’s landscape Research into ‘agricultural revolution’ in Anglo-Saxon England...

Vindolanda to open new gallery dedicated to timber artefacts

Toilet seats and potter’s wheels – rare preserved artefacts of everyday Roman life are to be displayed for the public at the Hadrian’s Wall...

A Rare Iron ‘Pig’ from Steart Farm, Devon

The built heritage team from Wessex Archaeology has recently recorded a group of 18th–19th-century farm buildings, including a Grade II listed farmhouse, at Steart...