CONTENTS ISSUE 329
20 THE CATHEDRAL OF MIDDLESEX
Exploring Harmondsworth Great Barn Built in 1426, Harmondsworth Great Barn is an impressive survival, with all its mighty oak trusses still intact. Now the recently restored structure is under threat from plans to expand Heathrow, what challenges confront the conservationists?
30 DISCOVERIES FROM THE DEEP
Sailing aboard the Swan in the 17th century What can a shipwreck reveal about technological advances in weaponry, food sources for Cromwellian troops, and a sailor's life at sea? We examine the small warship the Swan, lost off Scotland's west coast in 1653.
38 BROCHS AND THE EMPIRE
The rise and fall of Leckie In the 1 st and 2nd centuries AD, the Leckie broch faced changing fortunes as Rome sought to conquer southern Scotland. The newly published results of excavations carried out at the site in the 1970s give a glimpse of everyday life in and the Empire's impact on the stronghold.
44 TH ERAPEUTIC ARCHAEOLOGY
Human Henge • Life in ancient landscapes How can archaeology affect our wellbeing? Two experiments highlight the beneficial relationship between ancient landscapes and modern life.
50 HADRIAN'S CAVALRY
Telling the stories of Rome's riders A new exhibition spanning ten sites along Hadrian's Wall explores the crucial role of Rome's cavalry both on and off the battlefield. Artefacts from across the Empire provide an insight into the diversity of the soldiers and their origins.