One year has already passed…..

Charlie spent quite a bit of time working with us in the Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire. Most notably the rock art discovery, but also a few other projects.

Charlie Enright - Community Archaeologist for the National Trust South Wales

I am sad to say that my placement as the National Trusts Community Archaeologist in South Wales has come to an end. I have had a fantastic year and have undertaken a range of activities from leading guided walks, recording earthworks, investigating WWII defences and conducting geophysical surveys, all in some amazing locations.

 

During the final weeks of my placement I was lucky enough to borrow a resistivity kit from the National Trust in the South East and get back to my roots with some geophysical surveying.

 

First up was an undisclosed site in Monmouthshire. The site was believed to be that of an old Deserted medieval Village. Looking around the field there appears to be an extensive and complex network of earthworks including banks, ditches, platforms and hollows. This certainly supports the hypothesis that the remains of a village may exist just beneath the surface. Lying in…

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