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Bathing in Photo Ops

This weekend was another busy weekend. I didn’t leave the country this time, but I did see a lot of it. My classmates and I went to Bath, Glastonbury, Yeovil, Old Sarum, Avebury, and Stonehenge. 661 more words

Avebury Dig 2014 - Day 2

Our hardy band of archaeologists have been toiling all day beneath the beating Wiltshire sun.

We’ve been busy removing the backfill from last year’s Trench 2. 92 more words


Touching History in Western England

I’ve seen lots of surprising ancient sites in my time in England: Viking burial grounds, Roman villas, and Saxon towns. Somehow, though, I’ve missed two of the most important: … 730 more words


Avebury Dig 2014 - Day 1

And we’re off! Yesterday the digging started for this year’s Between the Monuments excavation on the West Kennet Avenue Occupation Site.The fencing is up, the loos and the tea making kit are in place and, after a small episode playing portacabin shuffle, that’s in the right spot too.   99 more words


Historical Monument: Avebury Henge

Avebury Henge monument consists of three stone circles, located around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire. It was erected in 2,600 BC, comprising of one large outer circle, with two smaller stone circles situated inside. 760 more words


Chancel Repair Liability- the end in sight?

For those who have to worry about these things, Chancel Repair Liability (CRL) properly fits in the category of nightmarish concerns.

Property owners (both land owners and home owners on estates built on former church lands*) have been apprehensive of finding out that they might be affected by CRL and fearful of what it might do to their personal finances or the resale value of their property if they were. 629 more words

Parish Stuff

Useful images and resources on Heritage Explorer for Stone Age to Iron Age Britain

Heritage Explorer has lots of images for teachers to use in the classroom from English Heritage’s many archives. They already have lots of useful images for the topic Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age and here are some of them. 192 more words

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