September 7, 2020 9:45 am
End Date :
September 18, 2020 4:00 pm
As part of the ‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project, and in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), Operation Nightingale and Breaking Ground Heritage, we will be carrying out an excavation of possible prehistoric features in the Todlaw area of the Otterburn Training Area.
Two circular features were discovered by analysis of high resolution Lidar imagery as part of our Lidar Landscapes project. The sites are close to a large prehistoric cairnfield and settlement at Todlaw Pike (Scheduled Monument Number 1015531). The features have been interpreted as probable funerary or ceremonial monuments of Bronze Age date. This project is designed to do a geophysical survey and sample excavate the two features using volunteers from Revitalising Redesdale and Operation Nightingale under the direction of Wessex Archaeology staff.
PLEASE NOTE THIS ACTIVITY IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
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