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Wiltshire

Burial Mound Near Stonehenge To Be Excavated


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-40567819

News

Visitor centre at Orkney gets "go-ahead"


https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/islands/orkney/1205200/new-visitor-centre-for-neolithic-tourist-attraction-in-orkney-gets-the-go-ahead/

Knap of Howar (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Orkney guided tour


Nicholas Cope, interpreter of The Knap of Howar and the Golden Mean ratio, leads a guided tour of all the prime Orkney sites, including the Knap, from 7 July. It's not cheap, but if you're interested, there's a link on his FB page.

Highland (Mainland)

Grey Cairns of Camster


A blog by Magnus Dixon on his visit to The Grey Cairns of Camster, near Watten

http://www.northlinkferries.co.uk/caithness-blog/the-grey-cairns-of-camster/

Orkney

Article on the Ness of Brodgar


Informative article on the Ness from 2015

http://www.archaeology.org/issues/61-1301/features/327-scotland-orkney-neolithic-brodgar

Ness of Brodgar (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

2015 season starts


The new dig season got off to a VERY wet start yesterday with all mucking-in today to catch up on the process of preparing the site for further excavation. Excellent overview to a large group of visitors by Roy Towers..........managed to complete JUST before another squall came in !
A member of the Leicestershire Fieldwalking Group prior to migration to Galloway in 2009. Main current interest is rock art.

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