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Bures Fieldwalking


On Sunday 13th March and Thursday 24th March 2011, 67 local residents and volunteers fieldwalked the majority of 'Tile Field', situated just to the east of Bures. The volunteers included members of Bures History Society, Sudbury History Society, Colchester Archaeological Group and Colchester Young Archaeologists Club along with 14 Year 8 (12-13 year old) students from Clare Middle School.

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92% of respondents rated their experience of the fieldwalking as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’, while 91% would recommend the activity to others.

“It is a good experience to try and it is interesting to see what archaeology is going on in the local area.” (BF)

“It's discovering our heritage! As well as getting fresh air and exercise.” (CG)

“Great fun and helpful staff.” (AB)