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Aug 14, 2015

Boxford History Project News

Revealing Boxford’s Ancient Heritage wins Heritage Lottery Fund support. Find out how to get involved.


The Boxford History Project, which we have supported through our Sustainable Development  Fund has been awarded £62,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for Revealing Boxford’s Ancient Heritage: a community archaeology project.

Boxford history project

This three-year project under professional archaeological guidance will investigate three closely linked Roman sites near to Boxford village in West Berkshire. Previous work at these sites suggested Roman occupation in an area where little is known about the extent of early settlement.

The project leaders hope that as many locals as possible will join the team of volunteer diggers. There is a pre-dig training session led by Cotswold Archaeology at the church on August 24th at 7.30pm. Then digging starts on August 25th through to September 6th with a rest day on Bank Holiday Sunday and an Open Day on Sunday 6th September.
For more information please contact Joy at joy@appleton.uk.net