We are hiring!

We are currently recruiting an Fieldwork Project Manager to join our Cirencester or Milton Keynes team. Find out more and apply.

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Cotswold Archaeology nominated for CA’s Rescue Project of the Year 2022!

Rescue Project of the Year logoCotswold Archaeology has been nominated for Current Archaeology Magazine‘s Rescue Project of the Year 2022, for the incredible Neolithic henge site in Carmarthenshire. We would be grateful for your vote. Voting closes on 7 February 2022 and the winners will be announced in February.

Cotswold Archaeology and COVID-19

9.12.2021 update: Cotswold Archaeology is open for business. Read our statement here.

Welcome to Cotswold Archaeology

We offer the full range of heritage and archaeological services from our Andover, Cirencester, Milton Keynes and Suffolk offices. Established for over 30 years with an excellent reputation for quality.

From Twitter

Clare Castle, snapped at our summer outreach dig and giving us a yearn to visit a #heritage spot this weekend... Which historic sites are you planning to visit soon?.. We're thinking frosty walks, tea in a Thermos, maybe (definitely) a bit of cake... Inspire us! 😊 #Archaeology https://t.co/h5jLbruASp
We're nominees for @CurrentArchaeo's Rescue #Archaeology award, for one heck of a site – the largest archaeological project ever undertaken in #Wales, revealing *that* henge! We would be overjoyed if you could please vote for us!...: https://t.co/ZAYBgE2zN6 🤩🤞 #TIA #WishUsLuck https://t.co/gcXtbJIRPQ
A #Mesolithic or #Neolithic flint blade, from a site revealing a broad swathe of human history – more #Mesolithic and #Neolithic flintwork; #BronzeAge cremation urns; and #IronAge, and #Roman, field systems and cremation burials. More here: https://t.co/PUu37IDdS2 #Archaeology https://t.co/1Wk2xbtCxZ
After being postponed for nearly two years, our volunteering programme recommenced in our Kemble office yesterday! Attending on a weekly basis, our volunteers are currently sorting, marking and cataloguing prehistoric flints. It's so exciting to welcome them back! https://t.co/zkEycxXfMp


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Latest news

MesolithicNeolithic flint blade

In the summer of 2021, CA’s site team excavated a series of trenches and a 2.1ha area at Commonhead, Swindon. Previous trenching by Oxford Archaeology and Wessex Archaeology had recorded possible early medieval, Roman, and even prehistoric activity within the site, and excavations to the north by Headland Archaeology (as part of the wider Commonhead/Badbury…
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