Day 9 of Excavation

Another dreary day, brought more finds washing for our hearty band of volunteers in afraid. However from now on in the weather is meant to take a turn ...

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The Fane Road excavation has started! Two blogs, photos and regular updates can be found here: http://oaefr1.tumblr.com/ I will be reposting some of the articles here.

Day 7 of Excavation

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Excavation at Harvest Way is beginning to come to a close. Many of the areas are being backfilled as we concentrate on the eastern and southern areas ...

Recently we have been conducting some documentary research to discover who was living on this site during the nineteenth century, and how the streets and buildings changed through time, specifically how the site changed from ...

Oxford Archaeology has built a number of successful partnerships, sharing knowledge and expertise and developing creative and innovative ways to fulfil our commercial and charitable objectives.

OA continues to seek and build partnerships with ...

More wells and quarry pits are being uncovered at Harvest Way. John has been excavating this Medieval well containing pottery and half a sheep skull uncovered at the bottom of ...

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OA East offers a wide range of services and resources to schools and other organisations to promote access to the heritage and archaeology of Cambridgeshire. As an organisation that has worked ...

 

 

Today we had a site tour as a way of saying thank you to our fantastic volunteers who have freely given their time to wash ...

 

 

We have started to look at the environmental samples from the site. These come in the form of buckets of soil that we collect from each ...

The main story this week is Medieval quarry pits: lots of them, and big! It looks like they were quarrying for clay and gravel; sometimes it's difficult to tell one ...

Every week the site is barely recognisable from the last! The well mentioned last week has been fully excavated. We wanted to see how deep it was but had reached legal depths for ...

In March 2004, a Cumbrian metal detectorist, Peter Adams, working, with consent, on farmland belonging to Townfoot Farm, on the western edge of Cumwhitton, a small village in the Eden Valley, south-east ...


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