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England  

   

Test places Roman villa under UK beet field    Nottingham Evening Post   6/21/2003

Orkney discovery may be the first farm in Britain    The Herald UK   6/20/2003

 Y chromosomes rewrite British history    BBC News   6/19/2003

 Rare flint tools unearthed at Norwich stadium may be 12,000 years old    BBC News   6/17/2003

Archaeologists unearth Britain`s first cave pictures     Guardian UK   6/15/2003

Sacrifice site dates back 4,000 years    Yorkshire Post UK   6/13/2003

Late Medieval pub uncovered in Lichfield     icBirmingham UK    5/28/2003

17th century wreck of H.M.S. Sussex to be recovered   New York Times    5/25/2003

15th century abbey found in Brentford; once held King Henry VIII's coffin  Hounslow Guardian   5/24/2003

Stonehenge burials of ca. 2300 BC open new windows on past    CBS News    5/22/2003

Lindisfarne gospels may date from ca. AD 720, same as Bede's Ecclesiastical History   BBC News    5/15/2003

Future secured for Credenhill Iron Age Hill Fort (ca. 200 BC)   BBC News    5/10/2003

Dartmoor farmer builds own Bronze Age style burial chamber    BBC News    4/30/2003

Battle to rescue Welsh "Newport Ship" (AD 1465)  is lost   Guardian UK    4/21/2003

 850-year-old carved dragon's head unearthed at UK construction site   Lincolnshire Echo   4/20/2003

13th century golden brooch, a love token with Latin inscription, found in Devon field   BBC News   4/13/2003

Original 17th century port of British East India Company sought near Surat, India  Times of India    4/09/2003

3,000 Iron Age coins found at pagan site   Daily Telegraph    4/08/2003

Two monoliths from the Avebury stone circle to be re-erected   BBC News 4/07/2003

Bronze Age barge (1300 BC) uncovered in Trent held paving stones    British Archaeology   4/05/2003

2nd c. AD Roman Bath excavated along Thames in East London  British Archaeology   4/05/2003

Medieval wall, gatehouses, and shops revealed in Coventry   icCoventry    4/02/2003

Remains of a timber mill recorded in AD 1086 uncovered in Stafford   BBC News   3/22/2003

Dark Age burial site for Christians (7-9th c. AD) found beneath English school playground  BBC News   3/19/2003

  Cellars from three Saxon buildings uncovered in Norwich     BBC News    3/14/2003

Mesolithic house remains in Howick, Northumberland date from 7800 BC  BBC News 3/03/2003

Stonehenge and Avebury farmers agree to conserve land where Druids walked   Western Daily Press    3/01/2003

     

Ireland

   

Further digs planned at bog where Iron Age man’s body found   Irish Examiner    5/26/2003

Remains of 1,000 year castle found in Portrush  Belfast Telegraph   5/22/2003

Well-preserved body from Midlands bog 500-2000 years old   Irish Examiner    5/16/2003

Remains of a medieval castle believed built by Irish chieftain Domnall O`Neill have been uncovered    UTV UK   5/11/2003

Knights Templar site (15-16th c) found in Galway?   Galway Advertiser   5/09/2003

Stones, bones, ancient pottery and glass discovered at Dungannon's Castle Hill open window on past  icNorthernIreland  5/06/2003

Archaeoastronomy Links Stone-Age Tomb Builders With Sun   Space Daily   4/27/2003

Stone Age tombs in Ireland built oriented to Sun's movement across the sky   BBC News  4/10/2003

Discovery of 13th Century Irish wood in the framework of Salisbury Cathedral    BBC News


Scotland

   

Four mummified bodies from about 1000 BC found in Scottish isle of South Uist    CNN    3/19/2003

     

Wales

   

Medieval castle works unveiled    BBC News   6/14/2003






   

Drumanagh: a possible Roman fort in Ireland, AD 79-138  (AR 1,1; 1,2)

Stonehenge revisited (AR 3,1)

London's Leading Lady (AR 2,3)



     
   




     
   


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