Vicki Score – Community Archaeologist of the Year 2017

The Council for British Archaeology, Marsh Award winner for Community Archaeologist of the Year was awarded to our very own Vicki Score who was recently promoted to Deputy Director of University of Leicester Archaeology Service (ULAS), Vicki has worked for over 25 years in the East Midlands. As well as her commercial experience, she has been heavily involved with the Hallaton Fieldwork Group. This involvement … Continue reading Vicki Score – Community Archaeologist of the Year 2017

Excursion to Durobrivae and St. Kynaburgha Church (Peterborough)

Monday, August 7th 2017 It was very pleasing to see an amalgamation of several Leicestershire-based Fieldworking Groups join together for an enlightening day superbly organised by the St Kynaburgha Building Preservation Trust.  The party of 48 was privileged to be escorted by Dr Stephen Upex – who has published papers and books on a variety of topics including Roman Archaeology of the Nene Valley (The … Continue reading Excursion to Durobrivae and St. Kynaburgha Church (Peterborough)

DEENE PARK EXCAVATIONS

WHITE CERAMIC TILES – Alan Comber Hallaton Field Work Group have recently excavated a Georgian summer house in the grounds of Deene Park, a stately home in Northamptonshire.  Large quantities of white ceramic tiles fragments were found, initially thought to be Victorian.  However, as they were mixed in with the demolition rubble from the house, this date did not seem quite right and further investigation … Continue reading DEENE PARK EXCAVATIONS