Site Diary

Updates from our excavations

Site Diary: Margaret’s Ancient Doorway

Update from the western roundhouse! Margaret has unearthed the most PERFECT stone-lined post-hole. Could it be for a doorway?

Site Diary: Iron Age or Bronze Age?

The team is busy digging a Bronze Age village in Cornwall, but is it actually Bronze Age? Time to investigate...

Site Diary: A Bronze Age Village In Cornwall

The team are in Cornwall to investigate a village of ancient roundhouses. But how ancient? We've got two weeks to find out!

Site Diary: The Archaeology Isn’t Over Yet!

Site Diary: Bones, Bones And More Bones

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Site Diary: A Tale Of Two Ditches

Site Diary: Najmin’s Mystery Pit

Today Is Saint Aethelthryth’s Feast Day!

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Site Diary: Wendy’s Archaeological Delight

Site Diary: A Wet Archaeologist Is Still A Happy Archaeologist

Site Diary: How To Turn A Hole Into A Trench

Site Diary: Day One At Coldingham

We Asked Our Followers Where To Dig At Coldingham. This Is The Result!

SITE DIARY: The Fastest Trowel In The West

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SITE DIARY: Sophie’s Mystery Wall

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