Save Our Stonehenge

The scheme by Highways England to relieve the congestion on the A303 by placing a tunnel through the World Hertiage Site landscape past Stonehenge, has been met with huge criticism from Archaeologists, local people and even UNESCO. Despite these criticisms the scheme keeps ploughing on, and eventually will be plouging through important archaeology in its … Read moreSave Our Stonehenge

Stonehenge Tunnel Representative Responses

As the Stonehenge tunnel plans reach their next stage of development, the National Infrastructure Planning have been asking for anyone who would like to register as an interested party to give their representative views on the plans so far. These representations have now been published and, with over 2,000 of them accepted (out of nearly … Read moreStonehenge Tunnel Representative Responses

Blick Mead Monograph Review

The monograph on Blick Mead, ‘Blick Mead: Exploring the first place in the Stonehenge Landscape’ has recently had a wonderful review by archaeological magazine Current Archaeology. You can find the full review on the Current Archaeology website here, we particularly like that they picked up on the community theme within the monograph; without the help … Read moreBlick Mead Monograph Review

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 it’s Christmas every day when you’re 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

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