Museum of London archaeologists have uncovered the playhouse which staged the first performance of Romeo and Juliet before Shakespeare’s company moved to the Globe.
Archaeologists have uncovered the grave of an as-yet unidentified Medieval abbot.
An entire Neolithic settlement, predating Skara Brae, has been found on the tiny Orkney Island of Wyre.
This year’s Museum of London community and training excavations will take place at Syon Park in Hounslow, it has been announced. Both investigations will focus on the house of Sir Richard Wynne, a Parliamentarian on whose land the 1641 Battle of Brentford was fought as anti-Royalist forces tried to stop Prince Rupert’s troops reaching […]
One of the advantages of being Editor-in-Chief is that sometimes one is invited to some rather nice Press visits. That is how on a rainy day in May we found ourselves visiting the kitchens of the Royal Palace at Kew. The Royal Palace at Kew is the smallest and undoubtedly the prettiest of all […]
English Heritage’s senior archaeologist and winner at the prestigious Current Archaeology Awards 2012
Wellington Arch, the famous landmark on Hyde Park Corner, re-opened to the public today (9 May) after a major renovation project to transform it into London’s newest exhibition space.
This model of Stonehenge is one of eight other Jaffa Cake creations Dominic Wilcox made to represent Britain, from Tower Bridge to the Loch Ness monster. The building blocks were made by excavating about five different Jaffa Cakes then carefully balancing them in a circle. He created the strangely realistic reflection on the plate by […]
Were lepers reviled as ‘unclean’ outcasts of the Middle Ages? Recent excavations cast doubt on this enduring belief
After four weeks of fun, frivolity and fascinating finds, the first series of Pub Dig series has come to an end. Their final foray took us to Banbury, today an attractive market town – but during the English Civil War this Parliamentarian stronghold was the site of some of the bloodiest fighting of the whole […]