Stonehenge Tunnel Damages Blick Mead

Blick Mead is once again on the front pages, but this time it is not for some amazing discovery but for the demolition of one. In 2017 the Blick Mead team carefully and systematically excavated a Mesolithic platform of flint cobbles under which they found, perfectly preserved, Auroch hoof prints in the clay. Aurochs were … Read moreStonehenge Tunnel Damages Blick Mead

A Mesolithic Christmas

We all know that its Christmas every day when your digging at Blick Mead; seeing those flint blades being unwrapped from their muddy wrappings can feel like Christmas morning. But what about those Mesolithic inhabitants of the site, what would they have been up to for Christmas 10,000 years ago. Well, with 8,000 years to … Read moreA Mesolithic Christmas

Parliamentary Debate

Yesterday, 5th June 2018, the A303 tunnel proposal was debated in parliament with the impact on Blick Mead being of significance within the debate. You can view the transcript from the whole debate here and the Blick Mead team would like to send huge thanks to MP Alex Burghart for bringing this debate to parliament and … Read moreParliamentary Debate

A303 Tunnel Latest News

Since the Stonehenge A303 tunnel scheme consultation process ended at the end of April, it would seem like all has gone quiet. However there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. UNESCO have been surveying the scheme and producing their own response; UNESCO are the body who award World Heritage Site status to … Read moreA303 Tunnel Latest News

Stonehenge Tunnel Consultation Response

Consultation Response: A303 Stonehenge Public Consultation (February – April 2018)   We are a team of archaeologists and specialists who carry out internationally recognised research within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site at the Mesolithic site at Blick Mead, just over 2km to the east of Stonehenge (“Blick Mead”). This consultation response has been submitted because, … Read moreStonehenge Tunnel Consultation Response

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