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268 Turners Hall Farm

Two of the richest burials ever found in Roman Britain throw light on the Hertfordshire country set in the 2nd century AD.

276 Govan Old

An extraordinary collection of 31 Viking Age sculpted stones in a Glasgow parish church identifies a major centre of early Scottish Christianity.

286 Trelech

A tale of two excavations and two interpretations: which site is that of the ‘lost’ medieval town of Trelech?

298 Rayleigh

A cemetery of the Anglo-Saxon poor is unearthed a few miles from the burial of the Prittlewell Prince.

302 Carenza Lewis

Where are the children? A review of a conference at the University of Kent on the archaeology of childhood.

306 Fat Monks: In search of Friar Tuck

Cover Story New skeletal research reveals that medieval monks were gluttonous and obese.



264 News

Balblair rock art; Brading Roman villa; Dales Out of Oblivion website; Berkeley Castle back dated; Alum maritime trail launched.

283 Books

Danebury Hillfort; Heritage Marketing and Publications; Archaeological Finds: a guide to identification; Mosaics in Roman Britain: stories in stone; A Basic Guide to Archaeology.

296 Diary

The Society of Antiquaries; SmallTalk; and TV programmes.

308 Letters

Cornish Complaints; Salisbury Spire, I dig Moston, Who are the Catuvellauni?, Alchester Inscription, Alchester, Rose Theatre.






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