TVAS Reading: Site Update: Ring Ditch at Heatherwood Hospital, Ascot, Berkshire

TVAS Reading: Site Update: Ring Ditch at Heatherwood Hospital, Ascot, Berkshire   The remains of the Soldiers Pillar ring ditch at Heatherwood Hospital, Ascot, Berkshire was successfully locataed and excavated between July 2023 and January 2024. The Heatherwood Hospital complex includes an upstanding barrow (SAM 1013012) which was partially excavated in 1975. This barrow, along…

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TVAS South West: Site update- Woodsford Quarry, Woodsford, Dorset

TVAS South West: Site update – Woodsford Quarry TVAS South West have recently finished excavating another phase at Woodsford Quarry, Woodsford, Dorset. During this phase they encountered two ring ditches and a series of urned cremations. The urned cremations were block lifted and taken back to the office where they can be carefully excavated under…

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TVAS North Midlands: Excavations at Mouselow Quarry, Glossop, North Derbyshire

Urn excavated with photo board and three scales

TVAS North Midlands: Excavations at Mouselow Quarry, Glossop, North Derbyshire Content warning: this article contains discussion of cremated human bone During the stripping in advance of extension at Mouselow Quarry, Glossop, North Derbyshire, a series of cremations were found. In total four cremations were found but only one was contained in a mostly complete vessel.…

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TVAS Reading: Excavations at Tanyard Farm, Lenham, Kent

TVAS Reading: Excavations at Tanyard Farm, Lenham, Kent After 8 months the excavations at Tanyard Farm, Old Ashford Road, Lenham have finished. The site produced evidence of human occupation from the Mesolithic through to the Anglo-Saxon period. Here is a brief summary of the finds..   Above: Map showing the site and surrounding area. The…

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