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Archaeology Open Day at Mill Common, Huntingdon
November 28, 2018

Saturday 8 December 2018 10.00 – 15.00  (Guided tours every 30 minutes from 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-14.30) Free, no booking required Location: Mill Common, Huntingdon (opposite Huntingdon Bus Station) Come along and see the archaeology excavation currently taking place as part of Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme. Archaeologists are…

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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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Correct numbering and labelling of bag contents is essential (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
Ask the expert: Finds Supervisor
April 18, 2018

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Circular ‘henge’ monument thought to have been used as a ceremonial space (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
Archaeology of A14C2H from the air
April 12, 2018

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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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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Archaeologists at work on A14C2H (c)A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure
A14C2H archaeology shines light on 6,000 years of history
March 27, 2018

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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