Roman wooden figure uncovered in Buckinghamshire

An early Roman rare wooden carved figure has been discovered during work on the HS2 project. In July 2021, archaeologists from Infra Archaeology, working for HS2’s contractor Fusion JV, removed the well-preserved figure from a […]

Study suggests Stonehenge served as an ancient solar calendar

Stonehenge may have served as an ancient solar calendar, according to research conducted by Professor Timothy Darvill, from Bournemouth University Professor Darvill’s analysis includes new finds about the Wiltshire stone circle’s history, along with analysis […]

5,000 Year Old Engraved Chalk Plaques Found near Stonehenge

Four rare Late Neolithic chalk plaques from the Stonehenge region have been subjected to non-invasive Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) technology in a new study by experts from Wessex Archaeology, which has shed light on previously […]

Stonehenge Moved to Wessex From Wales ?

The BBC reports that achaeologists who uncovered the remains of the Waun Mawn site in Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills, believe the stones could have been dismantled and rebuilt 150 miles (240 km) away on Salisbury Plain, […]

Stonehenge A303 tunnel plan approved

The proposed A303 Stonehenge tunnel project has been approved by the UK the Secretary State for Transport. The road will see a new section of dual carriageway added to the Wiltshire road between Amesbury and […]

Salisbury Sites 40 years of Wessex Archaeology excavations

Wessex Archaeology have posted an interesting news article “Salisbury Sites: 40 years of Wessex Archaeology excavations”. “Since 1980, when an embryonic Wessex Archaeology was formed, archaeologists have been recovering information about Salisbury. Not much is […]

Study Suggests Stonehenge Built to Amplify Sound

A new study, carried out by acoustics engineers from the University of Salford in Greater Manchester suggests that Stonehenge was built to amplify sound. In the first modelling of Stonehenge of its kind, the University […]

The History of Wessex Video

Interesting map video – The History of Wessex by Ollie Bye on You Tube. “Around 495 CE, a Saxon chieftain named Cerdic arrived in Britain, and by 519 CE had established the Kingdom of the […]