Windabout Copse In the summer of 2016 the Silchester Environs Project conducted a small-scale excavation comprised of ten evaluation-style trenches across Windabout Copse near Mortimer. Aerial photographs, geophysics and cropmarks…Read More >
A selection of the best images from our summer excavation of the Calleva bathhouse
CBM at Silchester By Dr Sara Machin – CBM specialist for the the Silchester Project Ceramic building materials (CBM) typically represent the largest category of artefacts recorded at Romano British…Read More >
The Romans were well know for their systematic and regimented approach to most things; an ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ attitude that was perhaps best exemplified in their…Read More >
With winter seemingly taking an eternity to finally end, it’s always a surprise when the digging season sneaks up so quickly.
Silchester in the Press What a great year, thanks to all of you! We’ve had the most amazing, productive and archaeologically rich year so far. The team showed Read more>>> Nero…Read More >
Year round access The complete circuit of the Roman Town Walls and the amphitheatre of the Roman Town are open to visitors all year round. It is a mile and…Read More >
We’ve had the most amazing, productive and archaeologically rich year so far.
Three weeks into the archaeological excavations of Englefield Estate land at Little London and the Silchester team from the Department of Archaeology has made significant progress and made some exciting finds.
There’s been an excellent start to our big summer excavation season. Machining at the Little London Tile Kiln site has confirmed the geophysics results, and more, with a number of…Read More >