Saturday, 06 October 2012
This weekend Norfolk Historic Environment Service’s Community Archaeology team taught members of the Ludham Community Archive Group how to carry out their own test pit excavation. As well as the weather being great the test pit yielded a number of interesting finds including worked flint and... read more
Sunday, 09 September 2012
On Sunday visitors were invited to go behind the scenes at Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse museum as part of Norfolk’s Heritage open day.
Norfolk Historic Environment Service archaeologists showed visitors how to discover the archaeology in their area as well as how to use the new Norfolk... read more
Tuesday, 04 September 2012
Today the Norfolk Historic Environment Service’s Community Archaeology team taught members of the Shadwell estate how to dig and record their own test pits. Finds from the test pit included a large number of pottery sherds and a number hobnails. A great time was had by all.
Sunday, 26 August 2012
The Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse museum returned to the 1940’s with the Village at war weekend. The Norfolk Historic Environment Service were on hand to show visitors displays highlighting Norfolk’s Second World War heritage,... read more
Thursday, 16 August 2012
Polkey's Mill and Reedham Marsh Steam Engine House will be open on Sunday 9 September as a part of the Heritage Open Days event. The sites will both be open from 12:30-16:00 and the mill will be working, wind permitting! There is no vehicular access to the site, but there are moorings and a... read more
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
Thetford Forest contains a large number of archaeological sites, including burial mounds, deserted settlements, rabbit warrens, historic buildings, flint mines and World War Two military remains. Many of the features survive as earthworks, with others known from below-ground remains and surface... read more