Archive for October, 2008

Roman & Medieval Rural Life in North Somerset

An archaeological excavation on land in the parish of Uphill, North Somerset revealed evidence of Romano-British occupation via a ‘metalled’ stone surface, along with two walls of a substantial medieval building which were most likely a barn.

Lead Bandolier Cap

Retrieved from the excavations at the former FPS factory in Old Market, Bristol, the object is a lightly corroded cap from a wooden or leather gunpowder case, which would have contained a measured charge of gunpowder for one shot from a musket or pistol.

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