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CONTENTS issue 295

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(Vol.XXV, No.7) | October 2014 UP FRONT

Letters

Your comments, complaints, and compliments

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News

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Kirkhaugh craftsman; Neolithic conflict at Caerau;

Kirkhaugh craftsman; Neolithic conflict at Caerau; Binchester’s

Kirkhaugh craftsman; Neolithic conflict at Caerau; Binchester’s earl

Binchester’s early early earl Christian object; y Christian object; y

The Kirkhaugh craftsman; Neolithic conflict at Caerau; Binchester’s early Christian object; Jersey’s first Iron Age house; Two sides to Moray’s symbol stone story; The Ockham Hoard; The end of Silchester; Richard III’s royal progress; Northampton Museum loses accreditation

FEATURES

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Exploring a burnt-mound landscape Excavations at a bog near Bamburgh have uncovered a complex wetland landscape with enigmatic mounds and timber platforms dating back to the Early Neolithic.

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H o p p e n w o o d B a n k | B r o n z e A g e s e a f a ri n g | T h e R o m a n F e n l a n d | B ri t a i n’ s s e a s i d e p i e r s | Fi r s t

H o p p e n w o o d B a n k | B r o n z e A g e s e a f a ri n g | T h e R o m a n F e n l a n d | B ri t a i n’ s s e a s i d e p i e r s | Fi r s t

W o r l d

W o r l d

W a r h e ri t a g e

W a r h e ri t a g e

Saving seaside heritage

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Burnt mounds: brewery or sauna?

Enigmatic finds from a Northumberland bog

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Home Front legacy Britain and the First World War

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ON THE COVER Eastbourne Pier in flames, photographed 31 July 2014.

CREDIT: Rowan Stanfield

REGULARS

BUILDING MORGAWR

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Seafaring Bronze Age-style What did Britain’s Bronze Age boats look like, and how did they handle on open water? We join an extraordinary archaeological experiment to find out.

EXCAVATING EARITH

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Was the Roman Fenland an imperial estate? A decade of archaeological work over 62ha of Cambridgeshire fenland has shed vivid new light on the site’s occupation during the Roman period.

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BRITISH SEASIDE PIERS

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A promenade through the past July 2014 saw the 200th anniversary of the opening of Britain’s first leisure pier, but also a devastating fire at Eastbourne. We explore the evolution of these elegant constructions.

BRITAIN AT WAR, 1914-1918

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The archaeology of the Home Front In the second of our three features marking the centenary of the First World War, we learn about the impact of the conflict on Britain’s physical and social landscape.

about the impact of the conflict on Britain’s physical and social landscape. about the impact of the conflict on Britain’s physical and social landscape. features marking the centenary of the First World War, we learn about the impact of the conflict on Britain’s physical and social landscape. about the impact of the conflict on Britain’s physical and social landscape.

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Context

Evoking imperial glory at Arbeia Roman Fort

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Book reviews

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The Lifers’Club;The History of Archaeology;The Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms of Southern Britain; The Viking Ship

Museum review 54 Exploring Salisbury Museum’s new Wessex Gallery of Archaeology

Sherds

Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues

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Odd Socs

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The International Guild of Knot Tyers

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