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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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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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More startling Neolithic discoveries!

As if this summer hadn’t given us enough to think about with the excavations we reported on at Marden, Avebury and Dorstone Hill in our Summer of action posts, news reaches us of the remarkable discoveries made by Prof. Vince Gaffney of … Continue reading

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KS2 British prehistory – summer of action pt 4

The busy summer of activity continues, and while some projects such as those at Dorstone, Marden and the Ardnamurchan Transitions Project have finished their on-site work others, such as the Between the Monuments, are continuing and new excavations are about to begin. … Continue reading

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KS2 British prehistory – a summer of action!

If you are a Key Stage 2 history teacher/co-ordinator, this summer sees some really important excavations on famous and less famous sites. Right now there are excavations in Wiltshire and Herefordshire which are hoping to shed further light on life and … Continue reading

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