Monks Hall Field Archaeology Training

Location: 29 Quadring Road, Gosberton, Spalding Lincolnshire PE11 4NB

Season: May 6, 2024 to October 25, 2024

Deadline Type: Contact for Details


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

Project Director:
Chris Casswell

Project Description:

We have courses aimed at students, early career archaeologists and community groups. Join us to gain hands-on experience, with proper technical guidance and expertise in archaeological fieldwork. This year’s field archaeology training will be at Monks Hall, a medieval manor built on a silt island in the Lincolnshire Fens. The manor was owned by the Abbeys of Peterborough and Swineshead from as early as the 10th century and is now a working farm. We’ll be excavating medieval features around the farmyard including a dovecote and moat, and also conducting a geophysical and geoarchaeological survey of the buried landscape.

Period(s) of Occupation: Early Medieval, Medieval and Post-Medieval

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: Participants must be 13 years of age or older. If younger than 18, children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Experience Required: No previous experience required.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Field School - Residential: We cover food and camping in the cost. Breakfast, lunch and evening meals will be provided as will all essential facilities, including running water, toilets and showers. All you need to do is bring a tent. Non-Residential: Same as Residential but food and camping is not included. CPD courses - The cost includes all training and self-catered accomodation, with lunch and refreshments provided.

Academic Credit:
Training is important to us, that’s why activities are designed around those found in the Archaeology Skills Passport. We guarantee to cover all core skills for those staying for 2 weeks or more.

Contact Information:

Chris Casswell

126 Westhorpe Road, Gosberton


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