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ISSUE 379 ISSUE 379
(Vol. XXXII, No. 7) ❙ October 2021
20 ANCHOR CHURCH
The refuge of a 9th-century royal religious recluse? Recent analysis of the Anchor Church cave, long-thought to have been the remains of an 18th-century folly, has revealed that it may have early medieval origins. 24 BIRDOSWALD
Exploring a Roman town on Hadrian’s Wall This summer, CA visited a new project excvating the extra-mural settlement at Birdoswald Roman fort. What has been discovered so far? 28 BREWING UP HISTORY
Unearthing evidence for middle-Saxon malting at Sedgeford Now in its 25th digging season, the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project continues to make exciting finds at an Anglo-Saxon settlement in Norfolk. 32 THE INDUSTRIAL SUBLIME
Appreciating the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales We take a tour of the most-recent UK addition to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites, the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales, whose rich history combines natural and man-made features.
42 SUSSEX PAST AND PRESENT
Tracing the origins of a 175-year-old archaeology society The Sussex Archaeological Society is one of the oldest county-based archaeology societies in the UK. We explore how it was created following a dramatic discovery in the Victorian period, and the sites in its care today. 47 THE LONG MAN OF WILMINGTON
Memorialising a Sussex martyr? Recent research into the enigmatic hill figure at Wilmington has revealed evidence for a Tudor date, as well as a possible political meaning behind its design. 50 LISTED AND LOST
Cultural World Heritage sites in the UK UK landmarks were both added to and removed from the register of World Heritage sites this year. Here we consider those changes and take a look at the other UNESCO-recognised sites in the UK and beyond.