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Looking back at this seasons work in Trench 1

When we set out at the start of the season we were fairly confident that this would be the last year of excavation in Trench 1. 778 more words

Bamburgh Castle

St Aidan’s ossuary in the news again

An event hosted at St Aidan’s, Bamburgh by the Bamburgh Heritage Trust will provide a further chance to view the ossuary and learn more about its creation and the lives of those buried there more than 1200 years ago. 29 more words

Anglo-saxon

On History and the Status of Humanity

I spend quite a bit of time thinking about history. If I’m not teaching it, I’m pondering it or am chasing a new historical bit of mystery down a rabbit hole and learning, learning, learning. 698 more words

Early Medieval

Clawdd Y Milwyr - the warriors' dyke


Clawdd y Milwyr – the warriors’ dyke – is a promontary fort on St David’s Head, Pembrokeshire. Located 35m above sea level its defences comprise a north-south running dry stone bank with a single entrance through it. 328 more words

Places And Landscapes

Whitesands Bay - Excavations at St Patrick's Chapel

I recently made a memorable visit to Whitesands Bay, Pembrokeshire. I was visiting St David’s cathedral and city and took a detour as I hadn’t before been out to see the striking landscape of Whitesands Bay. 426 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Our first dating evidence has arrived!

In April and May AOC Archaeology Group worked with Aberlady Conservation and History Society and the local community to excavate a series of features in the village Glebe Field. 241 more words

Aberlady Angles

The Dark Ages at Tintagel

What’s wrong with English Heritage using the ‘Dark Ages’ at the new displays at their popular Tintagel Castle site, on the north coast of Cornwall? Following the recent referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, Cornwall steadfastly voted to reject its hundreds of millions of EU funding. 2,190 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory