*With Traditional apologies for cross posting on multiple Britarch lists*

You can see Issue 2 of Historic England's online magazine featuring research highlights, either as web pages, or download the whole magazine as a PDF.
Web pages:


Articles that may particularly interest fellow Britarchers are:

-New findings from examining the Staffordshire Hoard- especially into the techniques behind the construction of the artefacts

-Historic graffiti

- Tintagel legends: An exploration of how medieval perceptions of legends may have shaped the building of the real Tintagel Castle.

- Earthworm calcite dating

- Patterns under the plough- some recent aerial survey results from England's claylands

- Data on the Roman countryside

-Lost Landscapes: Recent research and synthesis on the Palaeolithic in Britain.

There are is also an article on Historic England's approach to "foresight"- sometimes also called "futures research", which is essentially looking out for long term trends and issues that may impact on the historic environment- and how to deal with them

And also a piece on how Historic England is working with the Higher Education sector

We hope you enjoy this issue and find it useful!
Best wishes

Robin Page
Heritage Protection Programmes Online Coordinator
Research Group
Direct Dial: 01793 414617

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