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Talk on Bloodgate Hill fort- 14th February 2024

Talk on Bloodgate Hill fort- 14th February 2024

Join Andrew Rogerson as he presents a talk at the Norfolk Record Office on Bloodgate Hill Fort, South Creake. The only pre-Roman Iron Age hillfort in Norfolk that lies convincingly on a hill has, since 2003, been in the safe hands of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust,...

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October’s Highlights from the Archive

October’s Highlights from the Archive

Today, Norfolk Archaeological Trust is known for its management of rural archaeological sites. However, in its early days, its focus was on the acquisition of historic properties in the county that were at risk, whether through neglect or from the slum clearances that...

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Highlights from the Archive

Highlights from the Archive

We would like to welcome Jess Johnston and Robin Sampson who are working on the Norfolk Archaeological Trust: Its Centenary and Beyond project. NAT is running this project in conjunction with the Norfolk Record Office, with support provided by The National Lottery...

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Events

Talk on Bloodgate Hill fort- 14th February 2024

Join Andrew Rogerson as he presents a talk at the Norfolk Record Office on Bloodgate Hill Fort, South Creake. The only pre-Roman Iron Age hillfort in Norfolk that lies convincingly on a hill has, since 2003, been in the safe hands of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust,...

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Norfolk Archaeological Trust blog

October’s Highlights from the Archive

October’s Highlights from the Archive

Today, Norfolk Archaeological Trust is known for its management of rural archaeological sites. However, in its early days, its focus was on the acquisition of historic properties in the county that were at risk, whether through neglect or from the slum clearances that...

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Bishops Service 2024

Bishops Service 2024 July 30th, 2023, saw another successful service take place at St Benet’s Abbey with Bishop Graham arriving by Wherry at the Bishop’s Mooring in glorious sunshine. Bishop Graham Usher is still formally the Abbot of St Benet’s Abbey, the only...

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Highlights from the Archive

Highlights from the Archive

We would like to welcome Jess Johnston and Robin Sampson who are working on the Norfolk Archaeological Trust: Its Centenary and Beyond project. NAT is running this project in conjunction with the Norfolk Record Office, with support provided by The National Lottery...

read more
Winter Folklore

Winter Folklore

We’ve made it to December. Whether you love or loathe the festive spirit, Christmas will be unavoidable this month. But as we get caught up in pie-making, last-minute Christmas shopping, and listening to ten songs on loop, we forget how dark and sinister December is....

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The mysterious door

The mysterious door

Burnham Norton Friary has two doors. The first door is perfectly ordinary: situated at the front of the gatehouse. Its purpose is also obvious: to let people through, into the friary that was connected to it. But the other door was more peculiar. It is much smaller,...

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The Invention of Archaeology

The Invention of Archaeology

This year’s Festival of Archaeology was a tremendous achievement for us. In the wake of its success, now is a good time to look back at the history of our profession. It has been a long journey for archaeology over the centuries, from a pastime of an educate few, to...

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