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  • 13th March 2018
An exciting new project

Adding a new layer: 20th century non-domestic buildings and public places in Worcestershire   The 20th century was a period of rapid industrial, economic, social, cultural and technological change. These changes, often driven and most certainly overshadowed by war, transformed the English landscape, adding another layer of complexity to England’s long history of re-invention.  ...

  • 8th March 2018
Celebrating remarkable women

  Historically, academia was seen as an exclusively male endeavour, and when a few talented women did find a way in their contributions were often overlooked. For our Lost Landscapes project, investigating the Ice Age in Worcestershire, we’ve been delving deep into the antiquarian beginnings of archaeology, geology and natural history. The more we look,...

  • 5th March 2018
A tale of two structures: ovens and wells in Medieval Evesham

  Stone structures are a tangible example of archaeology, often easy to see and appreciate. Being visible doesn’t make them any easier for the archaeologist to understand though. A lot of the time, when people see archaeological sites it can be difficult to grasp what  is going on. Archaeologists’ focus on what we call ‘features’,...