Archaeologist and Presenter James Balme found the ancient settlement of Warburton including a previously unknown Roman Fortlet back in 1998. He has been searching the site continuously since then and has recovered numerous Bronze Age & Roman artefacts including a diminutive early Bronze Age axe in pristine condition dated to 1900BC as well as many […]
Category: Research Body
The American Institute of Irish Archaeology was founded in 2005 with the goals of expanding student and professional opportunities for Americans interested in Irish archaeology. It sponsors an ongoing excavation at Kilteasheen, Co Roscommon, Ireland.
Butser is an experimental Iron Age farm, with constructs of Iron Age roundhouses. It provides an educational resource for primary up to secondary schools covering the invaders [Romans] and the invaded [Celts]. Specialist group visits by arrangement. Public weekends are the last weekend March to September. Conducts archaeological research with emphasis on experimentation and geophysics. […]
Archaeological Field School involved in a research excavation at the Post-Medieval Deserted Village at Slievemore on Achill Island, Co. Mayo. The Field School is a training school for students of archaeology, anthropology and related disciplines. Students from 18 years of age and upwards are welcome. Brochure available upon request. Week and weekend courses June-September annually.
Aims to construct an experimental hypocausted building in Britain. A suite of baths has been constructed. Offers advice on Roman building technology. A planning application has been made for a reconstruction at Welyn. For work done see www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/builds04.
An amateur group of active field archaeologists working mainly in the Peak District and undertaking a wide range of projects: excavations, surveys, fieldwalking. Organises archaeological trips and visits for members.
The Danebury Environs Project II is investigating ‘Rural Roman settlement in the West Hampshire downland’ and started with the excavation of the Roman villa at Houghton Down in 1997. This has been followed by excavations on villas at Grateley, Fullerton, Thruxton and Abbotts Ann, all villa sites with Iron Age antecedents. This year we will […]
Central archive of information about war memorials in the United Kingdom. As well as documentary research, fieldwork is carried out to survey and record the memorial sites. The Inventory’s database, containing much of the information collected, is now available for public access in the Reading Room of the Imperial War Museum. Access is by appointment […]
A long term programme to study the Gask Roman land frontier north of Perth, originally built in the 80’s AD, 40 years before Hadrian’s Wall and 60 years before the Antonine Wall.
This new site was opened in 2001. Prehistoric Kerb Cairn to the South of Newbarns Loch, Colvend. The North West, another possible Kerb Cairn with continual occupation to medieval. This site is ongoing and students are taken from July to Beginning of September. This now replaces the Botel Bailey Excavation which closed in June 2001.