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Ask the Expert: Prehistoric pottery technology30 May

Scored ware Iron Age sherd discovered near Brampton (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure


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Revolutionary Romans and technology on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme16 May

Roman kiln no.1 discovered in Cambridgeshire (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure


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Finding the Anglo-Saxons in Cambridgeshire02 May

Thousands of years of history have appeared before our eyes during archaeological work for the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme, but discovering the remains of three of the largest Anglo-Saxon settlement areas ever investigated in Cambridgeshire came as an unexpected and fascinating surprise to our archaeologists. These settlements provide…


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Ask the expert: Finds Supervisor18 Apr

Correct numbering and labelling of bag contents is essential (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure


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Archaeology of A14C2H from the air12 Apr

Circular ‘henge’ monument thought to have been used as a ceremonial space (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure

Come with us on a birds’-eye-view tour of the archaeology of the Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme! Aerial photos and video of archaeological sites provide invaluable information about features that cannot easily be seen or understood from the ground. Online tools make it easy for anyone to look at our…


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Our favourite finds so far: A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon04 Apr

Neolithic flint axe-head (c) Highways England, courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure_preview

Some beautiful and unusual objects have been found during archaeological work for the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme. They range from a prehistoric jet ear-stud to a delightful Saxon (5th to early 11th century AD) bone flute.


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Volunteers needed to record 19th century gravestones04 Apr

volunteers records gravestones St James's Gardens

Join our archaeologists and Heritage experts this May as we record 18th and 19th century gravestones and monuments from St James’s burial ground, Euston, London. Gravestones and memorials hold unique information about people and places. By helping to record the gravestones and memorials you will be adding to the archaeological…


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Top 10: archaeology of A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon27 Mar

Roman chicken shaped brooch (c) Highways England, courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure_preview


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A14C2H archaeology shines light on 6,000 years of history27 Mar

Archaeologists at work on A14C2H (c)A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure

A Roman trade distribution centre, an abandoned medieval village and three prehistoric henge monuments are among amazing archaeological discoveries that we have uncovered so far for the UK’s biggest road upgrade; Highway England’s £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme. In total, our archaeologist have excavated around 350 hectares –…


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Ask the expert: Environmental Archaeologist20 Mar


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