Category Archives: Neolithic

Some of Gloucestershire’s archaeology: Pt 1 Hetty Pegler’s Tump

This week we travelled to Gloucestershire to do a workshop in Yate. We took this opportunity to visit one of what we think is one of the best named archaeological sites in Britain – Hetty Pegler’s Tump. It has been … Continue reading

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The Jericho Skull: creating an ancestor

Recently, Catherine and I had the chance to visit one of our favourite places – the British Museum – and see an exhibition about another of our favourite places – Jericho – it was where we went on our first … Continue reading

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A Stonehenge round-up!

As ever, there’s always something happening with Britain’s number one archaeological site, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to give you a round-up on some of the news. The Feeding Stonehenge Project,┬ábased at the University of York, has been … Continue reading

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Neolithic Britain – Part 1

Introduction As with our earlier posts on the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, we are going to break down the Neolithic in Britain to more manageable parts. We will be looking at the key characteristics of the Neolithic and what distinguishes this … Continue reading

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Didn’t we mention archaeology on Anglesey?

Back in June we visited Anglesey with our children to see some of the archaeology of the island. Our weekend was packed full of archaeology from the Neolithic tomb of Bryn Celli Dhu to church graveyards. Well now we’ve heard … Continue reading

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