Category Archives: England

Vandals Deface Bronze Age Chalk Design Known as Uffington White Horse

Vandals recently defaced an ancient chalk design, known as the Uffington White Horse, by spray painting part of it purple. The figure, on what is now called White Horse Hill in England’s Oxfordshire county, dates to the Bronze Age and … Continue reading

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Significant Finds in England Increase Knowledge of Roman Structural Designs

The results of a 1999 dig on the grounds of Carlisle castle in England have recently been published, detailing the massive amount of Roman artifacts discovered and the new insights they reveal of life there during the Roman era. The … Continue reading

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Roman Temple Possibly Discovered in Southwell, England

(function() {var s = document.createElement(‘SCRIPT’), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName(‘SCRIPT’)[0];s.type = ‘text/javascript’;s.src = ‘http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js’;s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1);})(); A team of archaeologists examining ornate stones, walls, and ditches discovered at the Minister Church of England School in Southwell have announced that the remains could be … Continue reading

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Ancient British Megaliths Linked to Death Rites

A recent publication in British Archaeology reports that nine megaliths in Dartmoor, England, which have features similar to Stonehenge, may be able to shed light on the nature of these massive stone structures. The Dartmoor megaliths, which may be older … Continue reading

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Mass Grave in Southern England Confirmed to Contain Executed Vikings

Fifty bodies discovered in a burial pit last year in Dorset, England, have been identified as executed Vikings. The find dates to between 910 and 1030 AD. Researchers were able to identify the victims as Scandinavian based on isotopes taken … Continue reading

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