Coastal erosion threatening archaeological remains in Rousay, Orkney

Archaeological Sites to Visit

Burgh Castle

This is one of the Roman forts of the Saxon Shore.

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Cockham Wood Fort

The fort was built in 1669 by Sir Bernard de Gomme as a direct result of the Dutch raid on Chatham Dockyard in 1667.

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Flag Fen

Flag Fen Archaeological Park is built on the site of excavations which revealed details of a wooden platform and post alignment that stretches for nearly a kilometre across the fen. These were built up between 1350 and 950BC and are of great national and international significance.

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Lynn Museum

An excellent permanent exhibition in the museum displays the timbers from Seahenge.

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Pevensey Castle

This fort was one of the last and strongest of the Roman forts of the Saxon Shore.

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Reculver

One of the Roman forts of the Saxon Shore, the foundations and one wall on an Anglo-Saxon church and the Norman west towers of the church.

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Richborough

A first and second century Roman port town and Amphitheatre. Later two succesive forts were constructed. The later fort was one of the Forts of the Saxon shore.

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Winchelsea

A planned medieval trading town and one of the Cinque Ports. The town declined as the coastline shifted and the harbour silted up.

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The EMAS Archaeological Society offers field trips, study tours and lectures.     Find out more here…


We also have links to Virtual Visits to Sites and Museums here…