We are hiring!

We are looking for experienced archaeologists to join our teams in Milton Keynes and Cirencester, to assist in the excavation of a range of exciting rural and urban archaeological projects.

View job specifications and apply by end of Monday 5th October

Cotswold Archaeology and COVID-19

26.05.2020 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, Exeter, Milton Keynes and Suffolk offices. Established for over 30 years with an excellent reputation for quality.

From Twitter


As the early mists lifted, we finished recording last week's burnt feature. It's likely a kiln, used to burn animal bone and produce bone ash for fertiliser. The #PostMedieval spade marks are still visible, connecting #CASiteTeam with the individual who first dug it! #Archaeology https://t.co/7RgdDP5e9j

Senior Project Officer, Matt, showing off his findings at the Gunpowder Mill in Surrey!
Matt's posing inside Powder Mill A, with some of the modifications that were made in 1874, when it was converted to a flour mill.
#CASiteTeam #Surrey #Archaeology https://t.co/FDE8rLwWv9

A lot of our 'finds' are scars left in our landscape; the material finds we do recover are rarely gold coins or shiny shields. The skill is in identifying the significance of objects such as this (a Roman sword), when they don't look much at first glance #RealArchaeology #CATeam https://t.co/0dqPFVYPrC

Franco's getting ahead of the weekend and enjoying some fine Roman wine down in Wiltshire*. Wishes you all a great and sunny weekend! Cheers Franco! 🥂
#FrancoSaysRelax #CASiteTeam #BeMoreField
*Don't worry, we never let him near the heavy machinery... https://t.co/xD0wLWO1JL

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WW1 silver medal

This silver ‘British War Medal’ was found in July 2020 by one of our archaeologists while they were monitoring groundworks associated with an extension to a 17th century Grade II listed building in Besford, Worcestershire. The medal was found with a range of other objects, including broken pottery, animal bones, an iron sickle and a…
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