CAS CONFERENCE – RECENT ARCHAEOLOGY IN OUR REGION

CAS Autumn Conference – Recent Archaeology in the Cambridgeshire Region Saturday November 18 2017. THIS CONFERENCE IS OPEN TO ALL (TICKETS £10 ON THE DOOR) You do not need to be a member of CAS or LDHS to go along Come along to the lectures and see the displays focusing on the two largest archaeological projects […]

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Reminder: last talk of the autumn season Friday 3 November

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Was East Anglia the epicentre of Leprosy in medieval England?

Interested in early medieval life across East Anglia? If so click through to this fascinating article. If you do read it you will note that a case of leprosy was found in a skeleton discovered at Great Chesterford which is not that far from Longstanton. This research gives us a clue as to the hardships […]

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REMINDER – LDHS Talk October 6th

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Beautiful Gifts To Raise Funds For St Michael’s Church

Friends of St Michael’s Church have created brilliantly designed 2018 calendars, Christmas cards, notebooks and notelets to raise funds towards the upkeep of our ancient and rare thatched church. For information on prices and how to order please see the LDHS Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Longstanton-District-Heritage-Society-175316876176234/?ref=bookmarks     .

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Pottery Report from Longstanton’s Test-pitting Weekend

Please follow the link to see the pottery report from the recent test-pitting weekend in Longstanton. https://www.access.arch.cam.ac.uk/…/longstanton-test-pitting  

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Longstanton Test-pitting Weekend Results

Please click on the link below to see the results of our excellent test-pitting weekend here in Longstanton Longstanton Community Test Pitting Weekend, 9th-10th September 2017

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Community Archaeology in Longstanton this Weekend: 9 – 10 September

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Media Coverage Of Northstowe Heritage Continues

Recognition about the importance of Northstowe’s heritage continues to get press coverage. This is just the start of something special….. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-cambridgeshire-40865993/northstowe-development-work-finds-roman-remnants?SThisFB

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BBC Look East reports on Northstowe Phase 2 Archaeology

BBC Look East has recently reported on the archaeological work being carried out on the Northstowe phase 2 site. LDHS has spent the last decade lobbying local government and the developers so that the important heritage of this site would be properly excavated and preserved. We have made great progress and the heritage is now getting […]

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