THE POULTON PROJECT ARCHAEOLOGY COURSES TRAINING COURSES AT POULTON, CHESHIRE, 2017 The Poulton Project is a multi-period rural excavation 5 miles south of Chester, which has produced extensive evidence for 10,000 years of human activity. The site was discovered during the search for a lost Cistercian Abbey, when excavation unexpectedly revealed the foundations of a […]
Those who have been to Poulton will know that Poulton Chapel became home to Oliver Cromwell’s troops during the English Civil War when they were billeted at the Chapel. It would not have been used by the local population during this time and it’s likely that a fair bit of damage was done to it […]
Whilst walking through the maize stubble on my way to site today I came across this Lapwings nest . As you can see it contains a clutch of 4 eggs. We’ll have to be careful where we put our feet, it probably wont be the only one.
Meet Rea who will be assisting us at Poulton this summer. She is seen here recording the mortal remains of a 35 – 40 year old (estimated) female in the grave at her feet. She is a very talented young lady and the students will benefit hugely from her skill and knowledge. In the background […]