How to excavate in peat: work in progress in the Somerset Levels.
Photo: John Coles
Current Archaeology No.1 72 Vol. XV No 4 Published February 2001
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136 The Wetlands Project Interview How the Wetlands Project began; an interview with John and Bryony Coles, and Geoffrey Wainwright.
139 Somerset Levels Peat digging in the Somerset Levels reveals numerous prehistoric trackways.
156 The North West North West England has both raised mires and valley mires, and investigations looked at a peat column from Fenton Cottage, a cow from the Solway Moss, and the Call of the Pewit.
149 The Fens
Massive field walking project leads to excavations at Deeping St Nicholas, Deeping St James, a pot boiler site at Feltwell Anchor, Iron Age sites at Chatteris and Wardy Hill, the Fen Causeway, Roman Turbaries, and three salt making sites.
163 Humber The Humber Wetlands looks at Stone Carr, a henge at Easington, bronze working at Kelk, Scaftworth Roman bridge, and salt-working at Marshchapel.