A cache of 30 lead coffins was discovered during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence. Metal plates on the coffins revealed names of five former Archbishops of Canterbury, going back to the early 1600s.
Archaeologists working prior to the construction of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed an intriguing artefact from the site, which is a tool made from the leg bone of a sheep.
Community excavations at Old Hall in Erpingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom, the birthplace of Sir Thomas Erpingham, commander of King Henry V’s longbow archers at the Battle of Agincourt 1415, led to discovery of Medieval coins.
Works at construction site in Pocklington, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, unearthed two horse skeletons and the remains of a chariot dating back to the Iron Age.
Archaeologists discovered a previously unknown cave which is thought to have once been under an old pub in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
A total of 22 individual shoes made of thick cattle leather were found in London, United Kingdom, a massive rediscovered ditch called the Faggeswell brook that ran down to the old Fleet river.
Two metal detectorists discovered three necklaces and a bracelet in Leekfrith on Staffordshire Moorlands farmland, United Kingdom. The items, the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs, are believed to be possibly the oldest Iron Age gold discovered in Britain.
Excavations in Coventry, central England, prior to building of a student development revealed part of a Medieval wall hidden under the tarmac of a car park.
Excavations at an undisclosed location on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, United Kingdom, revealed what is believed to be a Saxon workshop and a large Norman structure.
Workmen rebuilding a collapsed wall uncovered bones from Anglo-Saxon times while preparing to lay foundations of a new structure in Hartlepool, Durham, United Kingdom.
Excavations on a construction site in Cambridge, United Kingdom, revealed foundations of 3 Medieval building belonging to a friary. Archaeologists discovered also more than 25 skeletons and expect to find about twice as many.
Archaeologists discovered remains of three 1600-year-old Roman buildings under a city centre park in Chichester, United Kingdom. The discovery was made following results of ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey made back in 2015.
A Roman burial found at Stanwick near the river Nene, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, revealed a skeleton facing down with a flat stone wedged into the mouth. The burial dates to the 3rd or 4th century AD.
The letters were discovered in a Tudor mansion Knole House, West Kent, south-eastern United Kingdom. They date to 1603, 1622 and 1633 and tell how the mansion was run in the 17th century.
After nearly 3 years of work archaeologists finally removed last coins from the trove of Celtic coins found in Grouville on Jersey, United Kingdom, in 2012. The trove by then was the largest trove of Celtic coins ever found.
Excavations prior to development of a housing estate at Soham in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, revealed remains of an Anglo-Saxon settlement and jewellery dated to the 6th century AD.
A metal detectorist has found a gold ring in a field in Oswestry, Shropshire, United Kingdom. The find possibly dates back to 1300 AD.
Archaeological investigation at Malling Hill near Lewes, South England, revealed evidence for performing executions at the site in the Saxon period.
Engineers working on a water works construction in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England discovered remains of a defensive ditch that used to protect the city in 17th century AD.
An individual buried with his knees on backwards was found during excavations in a field at Little Carlton, near Louth, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. This and other finds date to about 7th-8th century AD.