Amazing news article regarding the impact of the recent hot weather in revealing archaeological evidence. Follow the link to the full story on the Historic England website…

Mysterious Neolithic ceremonial monuments, Iron Age settlements, square barrows and a Roman farm have been newly discovered by Historic England’s flying archaeologists who have been surveying the parched landscape from the skies during this spell of prolonged dry weather.

This summer’s heatwave is particularly good for aerial archaeologists as cropmarks form faster and are more obvious when the soil is very dry. Over the past few months, Historic England’s archaeologists in the skies have been looking for patterns in crops and grass that reveal thousands of years of buried English history.

https://historicengland.org.uk/whats-new/news/hot-dry-summer-reveals-hidden-archaeological-sites