Roots in Time

Roots in Time is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project to explore and share the archaeology of a new woodland at Norton, near Evesham.

Worcestershire County Council is creating a new public green space. Cropmarks and geophysical survey of the site show a ritual landscape centred around a Neolithic cursus monument, alongside Iron Age/ Romano-British settlement adjacent to the medieval and modern village of Norton.

The project is a valuable opportunity for local communities to come together, learn new skills and shape their surroundings whilst exploring 5000 years of continuous landscape use. The woodland, wildflower meadows and wetland have been designed to provide multiple environmental benefits, and have been planned around the archaeology.


Community excavation – late August and September 2022 (dates tbc)

If you’re interested in taking part, please fill in the form below or email – we’ll get back to you once excavation dates have been confirmed.