Shropshire’s hidden history: Uncovered by the long hot summer | Shropshire Star


Aerial archaeologists have spotted a large number of new discoveries across Shropshire.
Grant-funding from Historic England has enabled Shropshire Council’s Historic Environment Team to carry out four wide-ranging reconnaissance flights, to take advantage of the conditions to identify and record archaeology being revealed across Shropshire.

This summer has seen the recording of a wide range of archaeological sites, including Bronze Age burial monuments, Iron Age farms, and Roman ‘marching’ camps.

More than 20 sites recorded during aerial survey this year have never been seen before, and significant detail has been recorded at previously known archaeological sites.

This adds to aerial photographs taken over the last 10 years which has recorded a wide variety of archaeological sites, historic buildings, and landscape features . . .

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