Projects

Fieldwork, Projects and Discoveries. This space is available for members to post information on recent finds and fieldwork.

The Society will make the final choice and reserves the right to edit any contributions. All text and images should be emailed to the society along with a consent form from the copyright holder. The space can be used to announce web resources which can also be included in our Links pages.

Drumclay

The site of the crannog at Drumclay in Co. Fermanagh has been known to archaeologists since the nineteenth century. The plans for the A32 link road originally envisaged bridging the site, allowing it to be preserved in situ…

 

Lyminge, Kent

This project aims to redress this imbalance through the holistic reconstruction of the documented monastic community of Lyminge,Kent, one of a network of ‘double houses’ (a mixed-sex community presided over by a royal abbess) established by the Kentish royal family during the final two thirds of the 7th century…

 

A ‘lost’ palace of the bishops of Winchester

Our current special feature is a contribution from Society Member Nicholas Riall who goes in search of the ‘lost’ palace of the bishops of Winchester…

 

Bishopstone

A University of Kent research excavation – one of the largest Late Anglo-Saxon rural settlement excavations to have taken place in southern England…

 

Historic Scotland

Images documenting just some of the work carried out by featured Society for Medieval Archaeology member Historic Scotland…

 

Puxton

The use of soil analysis in the interpretation of an early historic landscape at Puxton in Somerset…

 

The Mither Kirk, St Nicholas

Redevelopment of the East Kirk of St Nicholas, Aberdeen has allowed a team from Aberdeen City Archaeological unit to excavate an area within the church…

 

Whitton

In 1987 human remains were discovered in a garden at Whitton…

 

Winchester Leper Hospital

The Leper hospital of St Mary Magdalen was founded in or around 1180 on the Alresford road about a mile from the city of Winchester…