Warbstow Bury: Re-writing the Story of a Cornish Hillfort

Warbstow Bury, a multivallate hillfort in north Cornwall, is  one of the largest and best preserved hillforts in the county. Perhaps not the most well known of Cornwall’s ancient monuments, being ’off the beaten track’ in a countryside parish, but it remains popular with local dog walkers and is easily accessible to passing visitors. In an effort to improve the understanding of Warbstow Bury, we conducted a detailed analytical earthwork survey in October 2013, followed by intensive desk based research, and discovered some intriguingRead more

Latest Research Reports – April

This month we have a diverse collection of newly published reports containing the stories of kings, queens, giants, glassblowers and explosives – some sites have such a long and fascinating history that you can hardly believe it all occurred in one place! Surrey and Sussex: Chemical Analysis of Production Waste from Wealden Glasshouse – Can production waste from glasshouse sites give new insights on the arrival of Jean Carré’s immigrant glassworkers, c 1567? Warbstow Bury, Warbstow, Cornwall: Archaeological Survey Report – From Iron Age hillfort to Second WorldRead more