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Archaeological finds revealed, part of Festival of Archaeology

What did the University of Exeter's archaeology department discover in a recent dig in at Columbjohn on the Killerton estate?

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

For three weeks in May and June, a team from the University of Exeter archaeology department, supported by National Trust volunteers, conducted excavations and surveys at Columbjohn. This is the site of the Tudor manor house that was home to the Acland family during the English civil war (1642-49). What did they find? Come along to talk to Archaeologist, Dr Susan Greaney and some of the students and volunteers about their discoveries. There will be a chance to see some of the star finds, a hands-on activity and a first look at the geophysical survey results. You can also ask the team about their plans for next year. This event is part of the British Council of Archaeology's annual festival of archaeology

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The basics

Suitability

This activity is suitable for all ages, including children.

Meeting point

You will find this exhibition in the engine house which is on the route from the visitor carpark to visitor reception. Alternatively ask at visitor reception.

Accessibility

This activity is accessible from Killerton's main visitor route. Access is level without any steps but the surface to visitor reception is cobbled. See the access statement for a full description.

Other

This is a free drop-in event, open from 10am - 3pm.

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