Latest Finds

27th Jul 2020

Dig Site - Grassdale Park

Remains of a substantial wall along with Samian pottery, Vespasian coins, floors, glass, pot and plaster. Read more …

27th Jul 2020

Dig Site - Welton rd

On this site in 1980 a Roman building was found and excavated.  It contained a pot, oven and coins of both Vespasian and Domitian.  Read more …

23rd Jun 2020

Find 22 July 2020

Tiny nails were also found at the foot of the graves, suggesting most of the people were buried wearing hobnail boots. Read more …

2nd Jun 2020

Main Site

Brough is thought to be Petuaria, mentioned by an ancient writer Ptolemy as the tribal centre of the Parisi, the people who lived in East Yorkshire in the Roman period. It now forms part of the villages/town of Elloughton cum Brough. Although the helmet in our logo, devised many years ago by the Parish Council is somewhat inaccurate in terms of Roman headgear, it reflects continued pride in our ancient heritage. Read more …

 

 

Latest News

Dig 2021 -Video update day 4

Dr Halkon explains the latest hypothesis and findings on day four of this years dig now that the wall feature that was found last year has been removed. Read more …

 

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