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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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Derbyshire Archaeology Day 2017!

Yes, it’s that time of year again already. On Saturday I made the annual pilgrimage to the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield home of Derbyshire Archaeology Day for a number of years now. This year I had an extra reason for … Continue reading

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What are archaeologists up to in the autumn?

Now that the summer is just a distant memory many people think that archaeologists move indoors and do other things. Well, in part they do. The project we have been involved in – Peeling Back The Layers – has reached the stage … Continue reading

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We’ve Peeled Back the Layers and been to Arbor Low.

Well, what a busy time it’s been over here as we’ve had two projects running – Peeling Back the Layers and Arbor Low Environs Project. These have seen us excavating with community groups, volunteers and of course schoolchildren. Peeling Back the Layers … Continue reading

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We’re busy Peeling Back The Layers!

What a busy week we’ve had as we started work in earnest on Peeling Back The Layers at Under Whitle near the village of Sheen in northeast Staffordshire. If you are new to our site, we are part of a community … Continue reading

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