Situated off the A487 between Cardigan & Newport, this partially reconstructed Iron Age promontory fort is sited within thirty acres of woodland and river meadows. Castell Henllys is open to the public Easter to the end of October, and all year round for school/college visits. A large scale training excavation organised by the University of […]
Category: Research Body
The Vindolanda Trust carries out research and museum conservation at Vindolanda and Carvoran on Hadrian’s Wall. Major ongoing excavations, starting in April and continuing to the end of August every year. Volunteers for the excavations can find out more and can apply for places on our website. A small fee of ?40 per excavation term […]
The Theoretical Archaeology Group – the permanent floating agglomeration of the best theoretical brains in archaeology – is the place to appear and preferably give a paper if you want to get a job in academic archaeology. In recent years it has been in Oxford (2000), Dublin (2001), Manchester (2002), Lampeter (2003) and Glasgow (2004). […]
Building and technology restoration project. publishes quarterly newsletter. Runs demonstrations of aspects of salt technology. Volunteers accepted for site interpretation work. Exhibition open daily 1:30 – 4:30.
Our research group consists of archaeologists, volunteers and students. Since 1995, we have been undertaking a landscape and garden survey, architectural survey, excavation, documentary research, family history and the study of the rich and varied finds we have excavated. This project forms part of the Scottish Episcopal Palaces Project, which studies medieval bishops’ palaces in […]
Large, long-term. multi-disciplinary, multi-period research project based on the parish of Sedgeford. Current work is concentrating on Roman to Early Medieval sites. It operates as a volunteer and training project. See digs directory for details of how to get involved.
In 2006 this work will continue with the University of Sussex (Centre for Continuing Education). The work this summer will concentrate upon the south-western area of the villa complex. Various CCE training courses will form part of the project. See Digs section for details.
The director of the excavation is a celebrated experimental archaeologist specializing in Otzi, ceramics and prehistoric cooking. There is an reconstructed bronze age roundhouse in one of the fields. The excavation on site covers a period from Mesolithic structures to 17th century pagan feather pits. We are open from Mid June to August.
Foremost archaeological science research organisation. Undertakes small sample radiocarbon dating, luminescence dating, ceramic petrology, early vitreous materials analysis, and stable isotope dietary studies.