• 75

    miles of road analysed and excavated in the last 5 years

  • 5000

    items available in our library

  • 15000

    burials excavated in the last 5 years

  • 325

    archives deposited with museums in the last 5 years

Project feed

Every week our teams of archaeologists are uncovering interesting finds across the country. Whether it is an artefact or an ecofact, each piece of evidence helps us build a more detailed picture of the past. 

Join us in an exciting journey of discovery.

Portrait of Adrienne Powell

Adrienne is analysing a whale bone fragment in our South West region


This specimen might look like wood but is actually a fragment of bone from a large species of whale! 

It was found in the bottom of a mid-late Iron Age ditch at Fiddington, near Tewkesbury, and is one of the few known cetacean finds from this period in southern England. It is also one of only two examples found in a site not right on the coast.


A fragment of whale bone from an Iron Age site
An illustration drawing of an acorn attached to a leaf.
Dom Rossi selfie

Dom is surveying in our South East region 


One of the advantages of carrying out surveys is the opportunity to discover new places, as for instance the Trundle hillfort, a hidden treasure in West Sussex. Upon reaching this site, visitors are rewarded with awe-inspiring panoramic views.

Surveying of the Trundle hillfort in Sussex
An illustration drawing of a hill with a horse chalk figure
Portrait of Ann-Laure Bollen

Anne-Laure is digging in our East England region


One of the many fragments of axe moulds we’ve found during excavations on this Bronze Age settlement in Cambridgeshire. A socketed axe core. Quite a rare find.

A close up of a hand holding a late Bronze Age axe mould fragment
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