Latest Finds

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 …

27th Jul 2020

5 The Burrs

At this location sited withing the wall of the Garrison excavations uncovered a corner of a Roman building with Roman pottery andwall plaster.  Roman coins were also found in the proximity. Read more …

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 - The Burrs

During a survey/watching brief down The Burrs a cobbled surface was uncovered, along with tegula and Greyware pottery from the nearby kilns at Holme-On-Spalding Moor Read more …

 

 

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Crowdfunding Goes Live

As time gets close to the the start of the Roman Festival and the possibility of a further dig to get to the truth betneath the Burrs we need to build on the hidden successes of last year.  We will be doing this by actively participating by promoting the 5 stages of well being:- Read more …

 

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