12th January 2016:

The School of Archaeology of Oxford University and Heritage Burial Services, Oxford Archaeology (OA), collaborated with Oxfordshire heritage officers and museum curators to develop a database collating over 7,000 ...

18th December 2015:

When a human skull was discovered during redevelopment work at the Worthy Down base in Winchester for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), a visit from the local police was ...

14th December 2015:

After more that 20 years of sterling service at OA, Bob Williams, our Chief Operating Officer, has decided to retire in the first half of 2016. Life will not be the same ...

3rd December 2015:

Oxford Archaeology's excavation of a mass grave on the Weymouth Relief Road, in which some 50 executed Vikings had been buried, has been nominated for Rescue Dig of the Year in the ...

25th November 2015:

Historic England has identified seven archaeological discoveries made in the past 25 years that have 'rewritten England's story'. Three of the seven were discovered by Oxford Archaeology.

There is ...

25th November 2015:

Historic England has identified seven archaeological discoveries made in the past 25 years that have 'rewritten England's story'. Three of the seven were discovered by Oxford Archaeology.

There is ...

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The Spitfire Dig is finished! We returned today to lift the remains of the plane, and recovered many interesting objects. Star find has to be the propeller (above), which we were thrilled ...

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We left site on Wednesday evening with the Spitfire crash crater clearly defined as a peaty circle cut into the clay 'natural' geology. We returned this morning and continued excavating and stepping ...

The coroner has stated that it is acceptable for us to proceed with the Fen Spifire dig tomorrow, when we also hope to complete the excavation.


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