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Francesca BolognaWe’ve been busy digging for the proposed National Highways A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Improvement Scheme. At a site known as Field 44 in Central Bedfordshire, our team has uncovered an ancient farmstead.
When you think about archaeology you’re probably imagining the discovery of ancient ruins and great temples.
From September to December 2021, we are collaborating with a group of Southwark residents on a community-led heritage interpretation prog
03.06.2021We have been researching the skeleton of an adult male found buried in a ditch, secured at the ankles with a locked set of iron fetters. This is the first discovery of a burial wearing this form of restraint from Roman Britain, raising questions about who this person was and why they were shackled.