From the Archives

The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part Four

When we left Part Three of this Blacklow Hill ‘From the Archives’ feature it was June 1972 ad the dig had concluded but the official report remained unpublished. The extent to which the dig site would be obliterated by the extension of the Warwick Bypass was at that stage unknown. Harry Sunley returned to the topic… Read More The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part Four

Blacklow Hill, From the Archives

The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part Three

When we left the story in Part 2 of this mini-series, the dig team were coming to terms with the scale and importance of the discoveries on Blacklow Hill, and perhaps not now viewing it to be quite such an archeæological backwater after all. Harry Sunley continues the story, in KHAS Newsletter 39 from June… Read More The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part Three

Blacklow Hill, From the Archives

The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part Two

When we left the story in Part 1 of this mini-series, the Society was grappling with the somewhat underwhelming task of digging and recording a bit of a backwater site at Blacklow Hill, in an almost impossibly short space of time. While the Coventry Archæological Society got the remit to investigate the Romano-British sites around… Read More The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part Two

Blacklow Hill, From the Archives

The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part One

Introduction – The Importance of Blacklow Hill What follows is part one of four of the remarkable story of how KHAS came to be involved in the discovery of stunning finds at Blacklow Hill, just outside Leek Wootton, in the early 1970s. Up until then, Blacklow Hill had chiefly been known as the scene of the… Read More The Blacklow Hill Dig – Part One