Tag Archives: Anglo-Saxon

Some of Gloucestershire’s archaeology: pt 2 Hawkesbury

On our journey to Yate last week we made the effort to visit the hamlet of Hawkesbury, which was just a short journey from our B’n’B on Hawkesbury Common. It was late evening when we got there but we were … Continue reading

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Archaeology news in Staffordshire!

It’s about time we had more news from Staffordshire. So, first things first –¬†over 50 skeletons have been found on the site of a medieval hospital in Litchfield. The site – known as St John’s Hospital – was situated just … Continue reading

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Amazing Anglo-Saxon pendant found by student!

A muddy field in Norfolk, in December, in the cold and wet might not sound promising but this did not deter Tom Lucking. A first year student at UEA and member of a local archaeology field club, Tom was out … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxons at The Croft

Last Thursday, I returned to the Croft Primary School in Rugeley, Staffordshire, to deliver a workshop to Y5 to support the teaching of their ‘Treasure Island’ topic. Being only a few miles away from where the Staffordshire Hoard was found, … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Workshop at Atherton

I returned to St Richard’s Primary School in Atherton last week to deliver an Anglo-Saxon archaeology workshop. After training the children how to think like archaeologists and helping them to understand concepts such as stratigraphy through a variety of activities, … Continue reading

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