Medieval Cromarty

The Medieval Cromarty community excavation is now under-way. You can find out what has been happening on site by checking out the blog A severe storm...

200-year-old waggonway discovered on banks of River Tyne

The discovery of a wooden railway more than 200 years old on the banks of the Tyne has been hailed as a find of...

Ancient coffin found near Richard III site to be opened

A lead-lined stone coffin dating back to the 14th century, found near the final resting place of Richard III, will be opened for the...

The Geordie God of Binchester!

Archaeology student finds head of 'Geordie' Roman god Archaeologists have discovered a stone head - thought to be a of a Roman god worshipped by...

Cliffe at Hoo – Historical Help needed

I’m fortunate enough to live in an extremely historic part of the UK at the mouth of the Thames estuary on the Hoo peninsular....

Pitlochry Sunnybrae Cottage report: Dissemination – but not as you...

Sunnybrae Cottage in Pitlochry is a rare survival of a type of house that was once very common in the Highlands. The research report...

Peterloo Massacre cavalry barracks to be excavated by Salford University

University of Salford archaeologists, alongside community volunteers, are to excavate the Manchester cavalry barracks which housed the troops sent out to disperse protesters in...

Life & death at Cliffs End Farm

Extraordinary finds made during excavations at Cliffs End Farm, Thanet, Kent in 2004-5 have allowed archaeologists at Wessex Archaeology to rethink the movement of...

Mystery leather object

AA 6-month excavation in the heart of London has revealed thousands of artefacts illuminating the city’s Roman past – including a unique sheet of...

Bannockburn letter comes to light

A copy of an unknown Robert the Bruce letter from the build-up to the Battle of Bannockburn has been discovered. The letter, sent in 1310,...