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Sep 5

The Blitz families who built a city underground

Posted on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in Links


The German bombing campaign over Britain drove many families into cave systems.

Read more here.

Dec 3

Old Sarum archaeologists reveal plan of medieval city

Posted on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Links

Old Sarum archaeologists reveal plan of medieval city

A detailed plan of a medieval city has been produced by experts without any digging at the site.

The latest scanning techniques were used to uncover a network of buildings at the 11th Century Old Sarum near Salisbury in Wiltshire.

The results include a series of large structures, possibly defences, with open areas of ground behind possibly for mustering resources or people.

Old Sarum was the original site of Salisbury, which is two miles away.

Read more here.

Jun 22

More history

Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in Humanities

As part of my historic blog posts, I’m going to post a little about a town/city or other area here in Sweden. Obviously, I’ll focus on the history of the place, but I might also go into some other facts.


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