Colemore Project

Colemore Colemore, Alton

Join the excavation at Colemore, in the west of the South Downs National Park. Colemore is sited on a fascinating buried landscape of past rural settlement. Thirteen seasons of excavations, test pits, desk-based research and geophysical survey has revealed a complex settlement of enclosures and habitation dating mainly to the Romano-British with glimpses of the Iron Age.


Exploring Landscape Archaeology

King John’s Palace Sherwood Forest, United Kingdom

This 5-day Landscape Archaeology course combines class-room lectures, field visits, and site tours of the landscape, to give an immersive learning experience, introducing students to the wide and exciting field of landscape archaeology. The course focuses on the legendary landscape of Sherwood Forest as the main case study, with site visits to the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve and other local historic landscape locations, including Creswell Crags, and Thoresby Hall.


Bridge Farm Roman Settlement

Bridge Farm Barcombe Mills, Near Lewes, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Excavate and discover Bridge Farm, a Romano-British settlement located in East Sussex which was discovered in 2011. Excavation since 2013 has revealed a road network, a possible aisled building, a stone-lined well, a series of industrial hearths and a wealth of postholes, pits and ditches; all very finds-rich with deeper features also producing organic finds such as carved timbers. The comprehensive undergraduate-level training course seeks to cover all aspects of practical fieldwork offering geophysics, surveying, recording, drawing, photography, environmental and general finds processing, as well as excavation, on this regionally important site.


Soulton Hall

Soulton Hall Soulton Hall, Wem, Shropshire, United Kingdom

DigVentures is crowdfunding a dig to investigate a medieval monument, in the middle of a moat!
At Soulton, DigVentures is trying to discover the origins of a scheduled ancient monument whose story had long since been lost to time. The water-logged conditions of the moat have preserved many artefacts that rarely survive, including a medieval leather shoe, acorns, and even the remains of a medieval wooden moat-bridge.

£290 – £1375