A Brief History of Castles on the Welsh Border

In the middle ages, the Welsh border had the greatest concentration of castles in Europe. Hundreds of castles were built from 1066 and throughout the 12th century.Read more

A new site for the Battle of Hastings?

Last night’s Time Team aired on Channel 4 and apart from cringing at the prospect of watching myself on TV, I was very keen to see it. Earlier this year, we were approached by Time Team to make a programme about the Battle of Hastings and we welcomed this opportunity to further our understanding of the abbey and battlefield. It was agreed to dig three trenches on the fields below Battle Abbey under the supervision of Dr Glenn Foard ofRead more