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"This is our Land" - The New Sign at Valle Crucis about the Pillar of Eliseg

Ok, I’m going to have to grasp the nettle and discuss the brand-new signs designed by Cadw about the Pillar of Eliseg. First up, the sign by Valle Crucis. 1,928 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology

Hedeby Quiver – the finish

This part is really just a quick finish and review of the success or otherwise of the project.

First the hanging straps – we know they are folded leather, sewn with a saddle stitch along one edge. 321 more words

Early Medieval

Wat's Dyke near Holywell and Basingwerk

Last week I spent a morning out of the office exploring Wat’s Dyke near Holywell and Basingwerk with Dr Keith Ray, co-author of a recent book on… 391 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology

A (slightly fantastical) update

Since I’m headed back east on Friday, I figured now was the time to finish the sister’s (slightly fantastical) Viking outfit.

Interested? Read on! 915 more words


Lottery grant for the Bamburgh Heritage Trust

The plans for a new heritage centre at St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh, that will bring the story of the early medieval Bowl Hole burials to life has taken a big step closer with the awarding of a development grant to the Bamburgh Heritage Trust by the Heritage Lottery Fund. 184 more words

3-Dimensional artefact location mapping in Trench 3, Bamburgh Castle

Ryan Leckel, undergraduate student of the Applied Social Science Department at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has received a grant of more than $2,000.00 to help with his pilot study in 3-dimensional visualisation of small find locations in Trench 3 at Bamburgh Castle. 173 more words

Bamburgh Castle

A World's End, a World's Beginning - Offa's Dyke at Sedbury Cliffs

The farthest south point of the early medieval linear earthwork known as Offa’s Dyke is at Sedbury Cliffs, in the Forest of Dean. This significant location is marked by a monumental scale to the earthwork. 946 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology