SEEN AND HEARD
WALESLAND RATH The buildings in this Welsh Rath are not unlike those in Scottish Brochs. The Irish Sea Province, at last?
INSIDE BACK COVER
DUN LAGAIDH Euan MacKie sets out to find the origin of the brochs, and ends up by excavating a Vitrified Fort, a Dun, a Semibroch, a medieval Castle, and a nineteenth-century Crofter's cottage.
SPARSHOLT This Roman villa, with its corridor house and its aisled barn, provides a text-book example of what a prosperous Roman farmstead looked like.
THE ORIGINS OF THE CASTLE IN ENGLAND Two excavations from the research programme of the Royal Archaeological Institute, and a third on the same subject.
SULGRAVE Hidden under a Norman ring-work, a free-standing Saxon tower emerges.
ALDINGHAM As this motte is slowly eaten away by the sea, a section reveals a classic sequence of development.
YORK The initial excavation of one of William the Conqueror's earliest castles.
THE GREAT STONE CIRCLE DEBATE A Platonic dialogue between Mr. Aubrey Burl and Mr. Euan MacKie, with interruptions from the Editor.
DIARY FOR ARCHAEOLOGISTS
COVER PICTURE Excavating the early gateway at Walesland Rath.