Battlefield News

Powick bridge flood damage (Image: Battle of Worcester Society)

Collapse of Powick Bridge
15 April 2024

Progress on repairing Powick bridge continues to be delayed by the river Teme being in spate

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Members of the Stow Civic Society gather to commemorate the battle at the market cross.

Stow-on-the-Wold remembers the final battle of the Civil War
23 March 2024

The local community in Stow-on-the-Wold commemorates the battle's anniversary.

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Bullet find at Langport

Langport battlefield survey indicates registered area is correct
11 January 2024

Initial findings from a Battlefields Trust metal detecting survey of Langport battlefield

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Stow metal detecting survey markers

Battlefields Trust publishes battle of Stow on the Wold (1646) research
20 December 2023

Recently published research on the battle of Stow on the Wold indicates it was fought closer to the town than has hitherto been thought.

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Sculpture trail at Bosworth battlefield underway
14 November 2023

An update on progres of the sculpture trail for the 1485 battlefield.

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Development on part of the English position at Newburn Ford

Historic England say no change in Heritage at Risk battlefields
12 November 2023

An update from Historic England on battlefields appearing in its Heritage at Risk report

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Metal detecting at Waterloo on ground that has been stripped back (Photo: Sam Wilson)

Battlefields Trust publishes new guidance on managing change on battlefields
10 November 2023

Guidance aims to help heritage professionals and planners metigate development harm on battlefields.

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BCW memorials launch event at the National Civil War Centre (Photo: Sam Hearn)

British Civil Wars memorial database officially launched
8 November 2023

The British Civil wars memorial database was formally launched in late October.

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The new confluence information board and repaired lectern and platform (Photo: Daniel Daniels)

Worcester battlefield information board replaced
3 August 2023

Flood damage leads to replacement of information board.

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Views from the opening ceremony at Middleton Cheney

New Civil War battlefield memorial and information board unveiled at Middleton Cheney
6 June 2023

A local project assisted by the Battlefields Trust comes to fruition.

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The opening ceremony at Northampton and an example of one of the information boards

New information boards installed at Northampton (1460) battlefield
6 June 2023

New information boards unveiled at Northampton in early June 2023

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Powder flask top (photo Glenn Foard)

Completion of Newbury battlefields garden archaeology project
28 October 2022

The battles of Newbury garden archaeology project report published by the Battlefields Trust.

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Battlefields Trust Journal - Call for submissions
20 October 2022

A call for submission to the Battlefields Trust Journal, Battalia

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