Category: Dig

Publication of the Excavations at Saighton Army Camp, Huntington, Chester

A report on excavations at Saighton Camp has recently been published by Archaeopress. It is available to buy as a paperback book and also as an Open access PDF ebook. Excavations at Chester. Roman land division and a probable villa in the hinterland of Deva reports on excavations carried out by Northern Archaeological Associates (NAA) at …

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Roman Middlewich Excavation Open Day

Romano-British Pot

Join the staff of Oxford Archaeology North for a guided tour of the current excavations at Roman Middlewich. The site, which is located on the back plots of several Roman buildings, has so far uncovered evidence of Roman industrial activity, including including timber lined wells, salt tanks and kilns, as well as intact Roman pots …

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Grosvenor Park Excavations 2021

Grosvenor Park Dig 2021 team photo

The 15th season of excavations in Grosvenor Park, Chester took place this year from 19 April – 14 May. The excavation, run by West Cheshire Museums, is a partnership project with the University of Chester and provides training for the Department of History and Archaeology second-year students. The 2020 season was postponed and shortened to …

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The Archaeologists are back in Grosvenor Park 2021

The annual archaeological excavations in Chester’s Grosvenor Park have returned for four weeks until 14 May run by Cheshire West and Chester Council in partnership with the University of Chester. Maria Byrne, Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Director, Environment and Communities said: “The excavations are part of a project to discover more about the landscape …

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