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18 August 2010
English Heritage field trip to Silbury Hill

A field trip to the English Heritage archaeological excavation near Silbury Hill, Wiltshire and the Alexander Keiller Museum, Avebury (England) will be held next wednesday 1 September 2010 from 10.30am to 4pm.
     The Icon Archaeological Group field trip will be visiting a research excavation being undertaken by the Archaeological Projects team at English Heritage. The excavation is an evaluation of the recently revealed Romano-British settlement located in the fields surrounding Silbury Hill. The day will include a guided tour of the excavation by the project manager, as well as an opportunity to hear about the recent Silbury Hill conservation project. In the afternoon, the field trip will move on to the site of Avebury followed by a guided tour of the Alexander Keiller Museum.  A buffet lunch will be provided at the Red Lion Pub in Avebury.
     Cost of the field trip is as follows: £15 for Icon members, £18 for non-members and £10 for students. To book a place, please complete the online booking form or contact Karla Graham by email at kjgraham@me.com. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 25. Please be advised that Silbury Hill is located three quarters of a mile from the nearest public transport. Please make a note on your booking form whether you are travelling by public transport and require a lift to the site.

Source: ICON (14 August 2010)

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