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Over the years many people have enjoyed excavating with us.  In early 2023 we celebrated our 1500th digger on site.  This has now risen to over 1700 participants  interested in discovering their local heritage

Slimbridge 2020 to Present.  We are currently exploring a large and interesting Late Iron Age and Roman landscape in the vicinity of Slimbrdig , Gloucestershire

Guiting Power, Gloucestershire.  Since 2021 we have been exploring a lost Medieval Manor at Guiting Power in the Cotswolds.  This excavation is ongoing in 2024..



In June/July 2019 we conducted an excavation on the front lawn of Ashton Court, Bristol. Parch marks and geophysics suggested that a series of buildings were located under the front lawn. Whilst looking for the wing of the mansion that was demolished in the late 18th century, and referred to as the stables, we uncovered what may be an unknown building with a cellar.  Standing masonry of over 1m and a well-laid stone floor suggests a building of at least 17th century in date.  We worked with the Historic England Heritage Schools programme to welcome 6 schools from Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare on site. They worked on the archaeology and conducted activities in the mansion with Artspace Lifespace to engage with the heritage of the site.  We also welcomed the first Bristol museum Introduction to Archaeology course and the Bristol and Bath Young Archaeologists Club.



In April 2019 Archesocan re-excavated a previously dug hole in the floor of the Ancient Ram Inn, Wotton-under-Edge.  The results can be seen in the video link below courtesy of The Wotton Times.



Archeoscan has been working with students from Marlborough College to introduce them to arcaheology.  Over the winter of 2018/19 we have helped them to rediscover the foundations of the outer bailey wall of Marlborough Castle.  Not seen since it was last glimpsed during construction work in 1936, the exciting discovery of parts  of King John's favouite castle has encouraged the students to investigate further over the coming terms.


GEOPHYSICS at St Oswald's Priory, Gloucester June 2018


In support of the Aethelfaed commemorations in the city of Gloucester we conducted some geophysics with school parties and members of the public at the site of the St Oswald's Priory and at the Anglo-Saxon palace in Kingsholm

Archeoscan at Astley Castle - See the video from Archeoscan's visit to Astley Castle in the summer

Filming with Tern TV

We recently filmed a geophysics sequence with Tern TV on the boats at Purton for the new Channel 4 series hosted by Jeremy Paxman

Filming with the BBC

Filming a documentary 'The Equine Army' with the BBC and Bristol City Archaeologist at the site of the Shirehampton Remount Centre, Bristol.  This is the site where horses were collected prior to being shipped to the Western Front during World War One

Tetbury Hoard

In 2012 Archeoscan excavated the hoard following its discovery by a metal detectorist,  The hoard consists of approximately 1450 coins dating from AD 260s to 280s. The Corinium museum, the new home of the hoard raised the funds to conserve and display the coins and their wonderful New Forest ware pottery vessel.

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