Archaeological investigations 3km from Stonehenge have revealed a series of massive pits possibly representing a late Neolithic circular boundary centred on the Durrington Walls ‘superhenge’.
Two funds launched by Historic England have been helping to protect at-risk heritage sites and organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A project investigating the archaeology of the River Boyne is revealing the river’s significance in the wider monumental landscape of Brú na Bóinne, Co. Meath.
Analysis of skeletons from a Dominican friary in Exeter has revealed new information about medieval arrow injuries.
Volunteers examining aerial surveys from home have shed new light on previously unidentified archaeology in south-west England.
Isotopic analysis of skeletons excavated from a graveyard in the Scottish Highlands has revealed a story of changing diets among the Pictish and medieval communities at Portmahomack.
Investigations in Birkenhead have uncovered remnants of the Wirral’s industrial past, shedding light on previously obscure industries such as smalt-production.
Museums across the UK are gathering objects and accounts that reflect people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dendrochronology (dating timbers by analysing tree-rings) is a vital weapon in the archaeological arsenal, and one that is often mentioned in CA. This month’s ‘Science Notes’ features a new approach, using stable isotopes, which could help date samples that cannot normally be analysed using traditional methods. We will be looking at how this method was able to shed light on the history of construction at the Tower of London.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund has launched an emergency package of support to protect heritage sites and organisations during the COVID-19 outbreak.