Archaeological Investigations at Hinkley Point

One of the most extensive archaeological investigations ever undertaken in South West England is reaching its conclusion. At the end of April the final phase of Cotswold Archaeology’s archaeological field works at Hinkley Point C will be complete. Cotswold Archaeology, in collaboration with the South West Heritage Trust and Somerset County Council, on behalf of…
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‘Landscapes of Power – The Archaeology and History of Hinkley Point’ Exhibition

An exhibition about the archaeology and history of Hinkley Point opens at The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle on Saturday 17 January. Included in the display will be finds from Cotswold Archaeology’s recent excavations and historic maps which show how the area has more recently developed. Neil Holbrook will be talking about the archaeology of…
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Cannington Park Quarry Cave, Somerset – Re-examination of the human and animal remains

The site Cannington Park Quarry Cave (also known as Boulder Cave or South Quarry Cave) was located in c. 1962 (some notes state 1959) when quarry blasting opened up a chamber. The cave was explored by various individuals, most notably in 1964 by Tony Locke, who recovered a number of bones. These bones were recovered…
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