‘Rewilding’ later prehistory recasts the nature conservation concept of ‘rewilding’ in order to reveal the ‘wonder and enchantment’ (Monbiot 2013) of archaeological wildlife, and its relevance to contemporary environmental concerns.

The period from 2500 ...

The Archaeology Legacy Project wants to connect young people with the archaeology on their doorstep and bring their studies alive through the wonder of archaeological discovery. Oxford Archaeology are working with National Highways, one ...
Libby Bennett (Fieldwork Assistant Supervisor)

In 2017, after 7 years working in museums and teaching abroad, my attention diverted once again to field archaeology. I jumped aboard at OA South and was astonished at ...

Oxford Archaeology's fifth research seminar focused on early medieval cemeteries in south-eastern and north-western England. Using evidence from Oxford Archaeology's excavations in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Cumbria spanning the late 5th to the 11th centuries ...

Launched in 2021, the OA Research Seminar series showcases OA’s work across all periods over wide geographical areas. The underlying concept reflects our strategy to use a research-led approach to our work and to engage ...

Oxford Archaeology's fourth research seminar explores the settlements and landscapes of Roman Britain. It highlights work by OA on Roman rural settlements in both northern and southern England and investigates themes of organisation, economy, ...

An excavation by OA South to uncover evidence of Oxford University’s lost college at the site of a student accommodation scheme under construction in Brasenose College’s Frewin Annexe has unearthed part of the original structure.

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Click on the information sheets or the links below to learn more about the Frewin Hall excavation and its discoveries.

What are the archaeologists doing at Frewin Hall?

Prehistoric - a possible Bronze Age ...

‘Almost every family living solely by its own means sooner or later discovers it has not the means to live’ (M Sahlins, Stone Age Economics)

Despite this observation, the notion that many Iron Age settlements ...

Salary: £50 to £60k Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensure that we work on the most exciting and varied range of projects, and can ...

For our second online research seminar, we invited researchers, students and enthusiasts to join us and our panel of distinguished experts* as we discussed our recent excavations of middle Bronze Age settlement sites from ...

An exciting major programme of research is being undertaken by OA North looking at late Mesolithic to Bronze Age activity next to Poulton-le-Fylde near Blackpool as part of improvements to the A585. This scheme ...


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