(Vol. XXXIII, No. 5) ❙ August 2022
22 HMS INVINCIBLE
Excavating a Georgian time capsule Archaeological investigations of the wreck of HMS Invincible, which sank off Portsmouth in 1758, have revealed hat l fe as l e o boa o e of the fi est warships in the Georgian Royal Navy, and one of the best-preserved ships of its kind in UK waters. Now the story of Invincible’s loss, rediscovery, and excavation is being retold at The Historic Dockyard Chatham. 30 CISSBURY RING
Neolithic flint-mines in the digital age Excavations at Cissbury Ring hillfort, carried out in the s t a sfo e o e sta g of eol th tmining. Seventy years on, an innovative new interpretive trail has been launched at the West Sussex landmark, which is also home to a number of Bronze Age barrows a o a o t sh fiel s as ell as traces of Tudor and Second World War defence systems. 34 LESSONS FROM CANTERBURY
Saving heritage with new approaches to urban development Canterbury’s streets, buildings, and views are under threat from the scale of new buildings proposed for the city centre. CA reports on a manifesto published by SAVE Britain’s Heritage, which recommends a more historically sympathetic approach to urban development.
44 BUTSER ANCIENT FARM AT 50
Celebrating half a century of experimental archaeology Butser Ancient Farm in Hampshire is marking its 50th birthday this year, offering an opportunity to look back over half a century of the site’s pioneering experimental archaeology and public educational work, and to share the memories of those who have contributed to the site’s development over the years. 52 TRAVELLERS FROM
AN ANTIQUE LAND Exploring the collections of the Society of Antiquaries of London With the Society of Antiquaries of London launching a e affil ate e be sh to a e ts olle t o s o e accessible to the public, we visited Burlington House to learn more about its eclectic holdings and more than three centuries of antiquarian activity.