Digs

News and finds from archaeology projects in the Teignbridge area, and how you can get involved.

Success in Widecombe community dig

Success in Widecombe community dig

Local archaeologists continued the excavation of the site of North Hall Manor in Widecombe-in-the-Moor throughout 2016. In 2017...

New Discoveries at Ventiford Basin, Stover Canal

New Discoveries at Ventiford Basin, Stover Canal

Remedial work is planned for 2017 after the 2014-2016 excavations on the Stover Canal uncovered up to six new barges in Ventiford...

Potholes on Devon's roads are nothing new!

Potholes on Devon's roads are nothing new!

A Roman road discovered on an archaeological dig has repairs to the road surface, showing that pot holes in Devon's roads are...

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NHM_London We’re a bit blue this #TaxonomyTuesday with the damselfly Matronoides cyaneipennis. Exploiting iridescence, it flashes blue from the dorsal side and green from the ventral side of its wings during courtship. Blue isn’t easy to produce in #RainbowNature www.nhm.ac.uk/discover... pic.twitter.com/ymiSt3...
About 19 hours ago.
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NHM_London This week’s #MineralMonday should more accurately be called ‘minerals monday’. Lapis lazuli comprises the deep blue of lazurite, commonly in association with the glitter of pyrite and the glistening of calcite. See examples in #HintzeHall www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/ga... pic.twitter.com/qlJK6g...
1 day ago.
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NHM_London Some animals produce their own light, meaning they are able to glow and glitter even in the darkest #Oceans . Find out more www.nhm.ac.uk/discover... pic.twitter.com/5xw9wA...
2 days ago.
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timeteign Joint invitation to visit the Natural History Museum is now closed. Byrony Coles has finalised the list of interested members.
02:34AM May 29
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timeteign Stover Canal archaeologist Phil Newman completed phase 1. Noted finds inc. barge used for transporting granite. Well done. #Timeteign
01:38PM May 17