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Back to the Anglo-Saxons

Back to the Anglo-Saxons

As NAT members will know, as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Imagined Land project last year, people living near Burnham Norton friary came together and dug test-pits, which produced all sorts of material, from medieval pottery through to pennies from the 1980s!...

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St Benet’s Abbey: 1000 years!

St Benet’s Abbey: 1000 years!

2019 is the 1000th year since the foundation of St Benet’s Abbey – quite an amazing thought, and well worth celebrating. The Friends of St Benet’s Abbey (TFoSBA) are taking forward an ambitious Heritage Lottery-funded project this year which will explore the long...

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Onwards and Upwards Project 2018-2020

Onwards and Upwards Project 2018-2020

Onwards & Upwards National Lottery funded project to create a sustainable future for monuments in NAT's care. In 2018 Norfolk Archaeological Trust received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant. Made possible by National Lottery players, the grant of £178,500...

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The bigger (and better) picture

The bigger (and better) picture

One of the most enjoyable parts of my work is inspecting our sites, which Natasha and I do on a regular basis. On these visits we look out for any health and safety issues which might affect our visitors – such as eye-level branches and twigs across paths (I always...

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Monuments and Climate – exploring change

Monuments and Climate – exploring change

‘Some day it looks as if the priory is rising out of the ground!’ At a recent meeting at Binham Priory, a member of the Local History and Archaeology group commented that when they walked across the fields to the priory, it seemed like the remains of the old...

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Excavations at Caistor Temple Field 2019

Excavations at Caistor Temple Field 2019

A few hundred meters to the northeast of Venta Icenorum - Caistor Roman Town - lie the remains of an extraordinary ‘Romano-Celtic’ temple site. In 2018, the Caistor Roman Project (CRP) community group undertook their initial investigation of the site, opening up three...

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Seahenge: A Journey

Seahenge: A Journey

Most of human history is, in fact, prehistoric. That is, before the Romans, our ancestors lived in societies that did not write things down. To find these ancestors we have to look across our landscapes, gather data, and use our imaginations. Sky widens, and the chain...

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1000 years of history

1000 years of history

Katie Phillips, NAT's Volunteer Co-ordinator, reports on a unique event at St Benet's Abbey: On Sunday 9th June The Friends of St Benet’s Abbey held two of five performances of their HLF funded community play – A Time to Gather Stones – in honour of the 1000 year...

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Re-discovering St Benet’s

Re-discovering St Benet’s

Last month the Friends of St Benet’s Abbey continued their celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the founding of the Abbey with a ‘Discovery day’: we welcomed an audience of around 100 to a series of talks, and a trip to the site with leading experts, to find out...

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On connecting through time and place

On connecting through time and place

Looking back over the previous year, as one inevitably does in early January, the stand out event for me was definitely the village pageant at Burnham Norton Friary in late September, when the audience was immersed in the stories of the Friary.  It was a real pleasure...

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