Causewayed enclosure discovered near Stonehenge

A prehistoric complex has been recently discovered near the Stonehenge & Avebury World Heritage Site. Located at Larkhill, Wiltshire, just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Stonehenge, the newly discovered 200m-diameter (656 foot) “causewayed” enclosure, […]

Bronze Age wheel found at Must Farm

A 3,000-year-old complete Bronze Age wheel has been found at Must Farm in Cambridgeshire. The 3ft-diameter (one metre) wooden wheel dates from about 1,100 to 800 BC. Archaeologists described the find – made close one […]

Britains Bronze Age ‘Pompeii’

The UK’s best preserved Bronze Age dwellings, including roundhouses have been found at a Cambridgeshire quarry. The archaeological site, with artefacts dating about 1,000-800 BC, at Must Farm quarry near Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, has been described […]

Origins of Wessex Research

The School of Archaeology at the University of Oxford is engaged in a research project “The Origins of Wessex” focusing on the kingdom, of the West Saxons. The aim of which is to identify places […]

Stonehenge Neolithic Houses

As part of the visitor centre at Stonehenge, English Heritage commissioned Dorset Archaeologists from Dorset County Council’s Ancient Technology Centre (ATC) in Cranborne, to build authentic Neolithic houses and help discover how people may have […]

Salisbury Museum Wessex Gallery

Salisbury Museum’s new Wessex Gallery showcases over 2,500 rare objects which tell the story of early Britain from the ancient Britons and Beaker people through to the Roman invasion and the Norman Conquest. The £2.4 […]

The Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology

Founded in 2004, the Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology (WCHA) encourages and co-ordinates research within the Wessex region (defined as the historic counties of Dorset, Hampshire, and Wiltshire). The WCHA develops the University of […]

Iron Age settlement found in Devon

One of Britain’s biggest and best-preserved prehistoric settlements has been unearthed near Plymouth in Devon, reports the Western Morning News. The excavation is one of the largest investigations of its type undertaken. Evidence of several […]