Following on from previous work, the team from the Universities of Leicester and Southampton were back at Avebury for the 2014 season of the Between the Monuments project, returning once again to the West Kennet Avenue. Continue reading
It’s been almost a decade since I was last digging at Avebury as part of the ‘Negotiating Avebury‘ project, so it was lovely to be invited along with my Avebury Archaeological and Historical Research Group (AAHRG) colleagues to visit the latest excavations at this amazing place, part of the current ‘Between the Monuments‘ project and following the team’s 2012 geophysical survey. This latest project features two of the site directors from the Negotiating Avebury Project, Dr Josh Pollard (University of Southampton) and Dr Mark Gillings (University of Leicester), joined this time by Dr Nick Snashall (National Trust) as co-director. Continue reading
Taken from the Cove at Avebury.
Taken within the southern circle at Avebury.
Taken from the centre of the stone and timber circle called the Sanctuary at one end of the West Kennet Avenue.
Taken from atop the long barrow. Silbury Hill is clearly visible away.