Bronze Age Timber Platform

Thanks to funding from Historic England and Forterra, in September 2015 we began a new project – Bronze Age Timber Platform. This is an 8 month excavation of a settlement at the site that was destroyed by fire, causing it to collapse into a river channel, preserving the contents in situ. Information on our progress and discoveries can be found in Bronze Age Timber Platform.

Bronze Age River

In 2011 the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge, in collaboration with Forterra, began to unearth a series of extraordinary finds. What we found, what we learnt and what we know about the history, geology and archaeology of the area, can be explored in Bronze Age River.


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    Following on from yesterday’s small, complete vessel we’ve been working on removing more pottery. Not all of the pots we find are complete, especially the larger storage jars. Often, their size and shape results in them resting on one side on the bottom of the river. This leads to them breaking as the..

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