Category: Features

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How to build a dolmen

Exploring Neolithic  construction  at Garn Turne Well known on the Continent and scattered  along the coasts of Wales, Cornwall, and  Ireland, dolmens are an immediately  recognisable form of chambered tomb.  They represent remarkable achievements  for their Neolithic builders, crowned  with stones weighing as much as 160  tonnes. Vicki Cummings and Colin  Richards investigate how these […]

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Mick Aston: Time Team remembers

When we invited Mick’s Time Team colleagues to contribute to our commemorative article, we were inundated with warm words and loving memories.   Tim Taylor Time Team Series Producer and creator After 23 years of friendship and working with Mick, it is hard to summarise my thoughts about the lovely man, but I will give […]

The Defeat of a French Squadron Commanded by Monsr de la Clue off Cape Lagos on the 18th August 1759 by a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships under the Command of the Right Honble Edward Boscawen, Admiral of the Blue

Finding HMS Namur

In 1995 the discovery of part of a Royal Navy warship hidden in the Wheelwrights Shop at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, sparked a hunt to determine both the name of the vessel and what it was doing there. Now, this unique find has proven to be the final twist in the tale of an exceptional […]

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