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New review and Derbyshire on the way

A belated and positive review of Roman Nottinghamshire has been published in the magazine Current Archaeology (no. 272, November 2012) – the one with Richard III on the front cover. The book has also just been reprinted at a new … Continue reading

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When travellers from afar came to ancient Nottinghamshire…

It’s been a while since the last posting but this has largely been due to work, which has included a new career teaching Roman Nottinghamshire as a subject to adult education classes with the WEA. Two courses have just finished … Continue reading

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New year, new reviews

A new review of Roman Nottinghamshire has been published on the website of Oxbow Books, the specialist archaeological publisher. You can read it at: http://www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ID/92075//Location/Oxbow. We understand, too, that a positive review is forthcoming in the Royal Archaeological Institute’s periodical … Continue reading

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Thoroton Society reviews Roman Nottinghamshire

Two new positive reviews of Roman Nottinghamshire have appeared. One of them, by Nottinghamshire’s historical and antiquarian society, the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, appeared in its autumn 2011 newsletter and is reproduced below. The shorter review below it appeared in … Continue reading

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New Roman village found in Trent Valley

A previously unknown Romano-British village has been found at Tarmac’s Langford Quarry, near Collingham. Measuring approximately 0.5km by 400m, including its field systems, the village has yielded artefacts from the Neolithic to the Anglo Saxon periods, with the Roman finds … Continue reading

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LeftLion: interview

Those nice people at Nottingham’s free LeftLion magazine have published an interview about Roman Nottinghamshire in the Aug/Sep 2011 issue. The photograph, by the way, shows the author on Broxtowe Estate – a background chosen because of the Roman fort … Continue reading

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Southwell villa: the Irish connection

An update on the on-going saga regarding plans to build houses on top of the large Roman villa at Southwell has been published in the Newark Advertiser today. The report’s key news actually lies in the final paragraph: that the … Continue reading

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