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Sharing the joys of archaeology on the A14C2H Summer Community Dig
August 15, 2018

The MOLA Headland team have been reflecting on their experience of the A14C2H Summer Community Dig so far. Our archaeologists are extremely efficient at managing archaeological projects, including the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme, but the thrill of a career in archaeology is in uncovering remnants of the past. …

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A14C2H Community Dig Volunteer Yannack (c) Highways England, courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
The A14C2H Community Dig Begins
August 1, 2018

The A14C2H Summer Community Dig is now underway, with over 65 members of the public set to join us on site near Brampton over the next month. Already the team has been getting to grips with a wide range of archaeological techniques including excavation, drawing, survey and photography. As the…

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Aerial photo of a circular Bronze Age burial ground and nearby Saxon building on A14C2H (c) A14C2H courtest of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
Five favourite archaeological features from of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme
July 23, 2018

An archaeological feature is an aspect of the archaeology that can be seen in the ground but isn’t movable unlike a brooch or piece of pottery for example, which is classed as a find. Examples of features are walls, pits and ditches. So, what do features tell us that finds…

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Aerial view of the abandoned medieval village of Houghton (c) A14C2H courtest of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
Discovering Deserted Medieval Villages on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme
June 13, 2018

The footprints of entire ancient settlements have been uncovered across Cambridgeshire during the archaeology programme of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme. Our archaeologists have uncovered tonnes of prehistoric pottery, excavated three of the largest Anglo-Saxon settlement areas ever investigated in Cambridgeshire and discovered evidence of revolutionary Roman technologies…

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Scored ware Iron Age sherd discovered near Brampton (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
Ask the Expert: Prehistoric pottery technology
May 30, 2018

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Roman kiln no.1 discovered in Cambridgeshire (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
Revolutionary Romans and technology on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme
May 16, 2018

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Finding the Anglo-Saxons in Cambridgeshire
May 2, 2018

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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Roman chicken shaped brooch (c) Highways England, courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure_preview
Top 10: archaeology of A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon
March 27, 2018

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Ask the expert: Environmental Archaeologist
March 20, 2018

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Meet the people behind the UK’s largest archaeological project
March 2, 2018

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