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CBA Weekend: Cornish Mines and Engines, King Edward Mine and the Great Flat Lode

Yesterday was prehistoric, but Sunday in the Council for British Archaeology’s Cornwall weekend started with a series of presentations on the archaeology of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site at the National Trust’s Cornish Mines and … Continue reading

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CBA Weekend: Bodmin Moor: Craddock’s Moor, Stowe’s Pound, Hurlers …

Yesterday is here. Making a slight detour in the journey from my hotel in Newquay to Minions on Bodmin Moor, I drove through the China clay area, passing vast tips of clay waste and lakes filling the holes in the … Continue reading

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CBA Weekend: Lanhydrock;Truro’s Architecture, and Historic Landscape Characterisation in Cornwall

Unfortunately, after my first night had good HDSPA reception enabling me to use my mobile broadband, subsequent nights (in Newquay and Whiddon Down) have only managed a ‘good’ GPRS, which is only useful for emails and slow browsing, so I … Continue reading

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The British Archaeology Awards winner announced

The winners of the British Archaeology Awards for 2010 have been announced this evening. I listed the shortlist in June. They are seen as a key event in the Council for British Archaeology‘s Festival of British Archaeology. Best Archaeological Project: … Continue reading

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The British Archaeology Awards

Here’s another award – the biennial British Archaeology Awards shortlist has recently been announced. This year the whole thing has been revamped and relaunched to give them a higher profile. The award ceremony will be held on 19 July at … Continue reading

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The Festival of Archaeology – shame about the mumbo-jumbo

The Festival of British Archaeology is running from 17 July to 1 August with events in many parts of the UK. I can highly recommend it – there are some really exciting things going on: some archaeological stores are open, … Continue reading

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