What's on?

Wednesday at Bar Hill
 There will be a meeting at the Oxford Archaeology East HQ at Bar Hill on 17th May to carry on assessing previous finds.
 The next lecture meeting at the MacDonald Institute will be on 14th June when Oscar Aldred will talk on "Some thoughts on the Roman fen edge and the excavations at Northstowe".
 Field walking is over for the summer but opportunities exist for test pitting at Histon (contact HIAG) and on 22nd/23rd July at Wimpole. Please check your emails to see about future test pitting activity.

Latest articles & reports        (more)

The Orwell Dornier
 This article concerns one night during WW2 over Orwell and how a field walking find brought it to our attention.
The Bullock Road
 The Huntingdonshire Bullock Road is an ancient drove route, believed to be of early medieval date, which appears to respect county, hundred and parish boundaries.
Clopton Fieldwalking Report - Phase 2
 Phase 2 of our field walking on sites near the Deserted Medieval Village of Clopton form October to November 2020.
Ickleton draft reports
 We now have drafts reports available for 2019 and 2020 excavations at Ickleton. These can be viewed or downloaded from the Articles and reports drop down above.
Belham Hall, Childerley Report
 Field walking and metal detecting at Belham Hill, Childerley Estate.
Clopton Fieldwalking Report - Phase 1
 Field walking on sites near the Deserted Medieval Village of Clopton
Reach Villa Report
 A comprehensive review and interpretation of the field walking finds from this site
Querns and quernstones
 A lesser category of finds is worked stone. Quern stones are the most common type of worked stone found. This article goes into more detail about some of the various types.
Who made this clay pipe?
 Common finds during our field walking are clay pipes. This article discusses how their maker can sometimes be determined and how to do it.
Bronze and Iron Age Hoards
 Robert Skeen shares his interest in the hoards of the Bronze and Iron Ages.
Wimpole: silent voices and deserted homes
 The full main report of our HLF funded project at Wimpole is now available for download. Appendices giving detailed information are available on request.
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