Among other features, cremation deposits inserted into the cairns and shrines are led into by apparent cobbled pathways and beautifully constructed Portal Ways leading from the water of the loch.
The site has an astoundingly rich archaeological history – it is not just the scale of burials and the beauty of stonework selected in antiquity and the survival of cobbled graves and cists of the later eras – but the later settlement evidence through the Iron Age, the Anglian and on into the Medieval eras.
Volunteers and students of all skill-levels are welcome to participate, but under-16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult .Training is provided by arrangement and there is a minimum stay of two weeks stay. Local accommodation and a campsite are available nearby.
Nov 21, 2014 0The Staffordshire Hoard is a glittering reminder of the...