Market Garden: why did it fail?

Andrew Mulholland brings the long-running debate about Arnhem up to date. Operation Market Garden parachute drop, September 1944. Seventy-five years ...
Market Garden: why did it fail?
The power of social distancing: Exploring the legacy of England’s holy hermits

The power of social distancing: Exploring the legacy of England’s holy hermits

In the medieval period, some religious individuals withdrew to islands, caves, and marshes to dedicate their lives to prayer and contemplation. What archaeological traces have they left behind? Hazel Blair explains more. This cave was inhabited by the medieval hermit, St Robert of Knaresborough (d.1218); the masonry remains next to its entrance are the ruins of his chapel.Credit:Storye book / ...
The Palace in the Lake: A royal residence on Llangorse Crannog

The Palace in the Lake: A royal residence on Llangorse Crannog

DH003437.tif Image: 1.3Caption: An aerial view of Llangorse Lake from the north-west, with the crannog close to the northern shore (centre foreground).Credit: RCAHMW © Crown Copyright The Llangorse Crannog is the only example yet identified in Wales of a type of artificial island settlement more commonly found in Scotland and ...
Observing the Observers: Exploring Cold War archaeology in Berkshire

Observing the Observers: Exploring Cold War archaeology in Berkshire

For most of the second half of the 20th century, the threat of nuclear war permeated much of the world. What can archaeology add to our understanding of this unique period that still lies within living memory? Bob Clarke reports. Observers crewing an Orlit Post – purpose-built viewing platforms associated ...


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Odd Socs: The Coracle Society

Odd Socs: The Coracle Society

One aim of the Coracle Society’s website is to ‘whet your appetite and tempt you to become a coracler yourself’ ...
East meets west, mapping, and metals

East meets west, mapping, and metals

A study carried out by geneticists in 2009 discovered that 30% of the 500 people who volunteered to provide a ...
Discovering Denny

Discovering Denny

As I write, we are in total lockdown in New Zealand. I haven’t been beyond the front path for days, ...
Revisiting Sutton Hoo

Revisiting Sutton Hoo

In CA 339 (June 2018), I explored the site of Sutton Hoo through past issues of Current Archaeology. Here, I ...
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Odd Socs: The Coracle Society

Odd Socs: The Coracle Society

One aim of the Coracle Society’s website is to ‘whet your appetite and tempt you to become a coracler yourself’ ...
East meets west, mapping, and metals

East meets west, mapping, and metals

A study carried out by geneticists in 2009 discovered that 30% of the 500 people who volunteered to provide a ...
Discovering Denny

Discovering Denny

As I write, we are in total lockdown in New Zealand. I haven’t been beyond the front path for days, ...
Revisiting Sutton Hoo

Revisiting Sutton Hoo

In CA 339 (June 2018), I explored the site of Sutton Hoo through past issues of Current Archaeology. Here, I ...
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