Ask the Curator: Who was living at Rendlesham?

Featured image: ‘Kendra the Anglo-Saxon Forager’ a volunteer wearing replica Anglo-Saxon clothes and accessories (© Suffolk County Council, taken by Katie Everard). For the third instalment of our “Ask the Curator” series, discover more about the development of the settlement, who was living at Rendlesham and aspects of their daily life such as what theyContinue reading “Ask the Curator: Who was living at Rendlesham?”

Ask the Curator: Pyramid mounts at Rendlesham

Featured image: three pyramid mount sword scabbard fittings from Rendlesham on display in the Rendlesham Revealed exhibition at Sutton Hoo, on loan from Ipswich Museum (© Suffolk County Council). For the second article in our new series “Ask the Curator”, we are taking a closer look at the Pyramid Mounts, a type of sword fitting,Continue reading “Ask the Curator: Pyramid mounts at Rendlesham”

Ask the Curator: How have archaeologists revealed Anglo-Saxon Rendlesham?

Featured image: archaeological excavations at Rendlesham in 2022 This new series “Ask the Curator” takes a deep dive into the research that has uncovered Anglo-Saxon Rendlesham, complementing the opening of the new Rendlesham Revealed exhibition at National Trust Sutton Hoo running until 29th October 2023. The first of this series starts at the beginning ofContinue reading “Ask the Curator: How have archaeologists revealed Anglo-Saxon Rendlesham?”

Fieldwalking Survey at Rendlesham 2022

Featured image: fieldwalking with volunteers Last summer, fieldwalking took place at Rendlesham, with volunteers from local primary schools and young people from Suffolk Family Carers, as part of the Rendlesham Revealed project. Tom Cox, a PhD student from University of East Anglia, who helped deliver the fieldwalking is our guest writer this week to tellContinue reading “Fieldwalking Survey at Rendlesham 2022”

Fieldwalking at Lackford, Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers project

Featured image: volunteers conducting the fieldwalking survey at Lackford (© Suffolk County Council) Last October, 32 local volunteers led by a small team from Cotswold Archaeology (Suffolk Office)  took part in several days of fieldwalking and surface finds collection at Lackford, as part of the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers project . The field being surveyedContinue reading “Fieldwalking at Lackford, Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers project”

Fieldwalking Survey at Rendlesham 2021

Featured image: Professor Williamson fieldwalking with Rendlesham Primary School Tom Williamson is a professor of Landscape History at University of East Anglia, and he is one of the academic advisors for the Rendlesham Revealed project. As an expert in fieldwalking, Tom is also leading the fieldwalking surveys taking place in the Deben valley. Tom isContinue reading “Fieldwalking Survey at Rendlesham 2021”

Fieldwalking Survey at Rendlesham

In 2019, the Archaeological Service and University of East Anglia conducted a fieldwalking survey with help from the local primary school to investigate the archaeology at Rendlesham. In April 2019, the Year 5 students at Rendlesham Primary School were asked to help the Archaeological Service with their archaeological investigations by taking part in a fieldwalkingContinue reading “Fieldwalking Survey at Rendlesham”