Monthly Archives: July 2013

Julian Thomas’ excavation at Dorstone Hill – update

Hot on the heels of finding a range of artefacts that included polished stone axes and an awl, the team led by Prof Julian Thomas and Dr Keith Ray has come up trumps. Their excavations at Dorstone Hill have revealed … Continue reading

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Between the monuments – excavations at Avebury

A joint project between the National Trust (Dr Ros Cleal & Dr Nick Snashall), the University of Southampton (Dr Josh Pollard), University of Leicester (Dr Mark Gillings) andAllen Environmental Archaeology (Dr Mike Allen) is exploring the area around the World Heritage Sites … Continue reading

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A visit to the henges with Thornborough Heritage Trust

Just last weekend I was happy to be part of the Thornborough Heritage Trust’s tour of the henge complex. This had the additional attraction of being led by Dr Jan Harding of the University of Newcastle who had been pivotal … Continue reading

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Julian Thomas’ excavation at Dorstone Hill, Herefordshire

This summer sees Prof Julian Thomas of the University of Manchester continuing his research excavations on Dorstone Hill in Herefordshire. This is the third year of the project which is being carried out in partnership with Herefordshire Archaeology. This year’s finds … Continue reading

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