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Bosworth Battlefield Centre

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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Towton battlefield cross

Battlefields Trust 2024 Conference and AGM to be held in York
24 August 2023

Details of the Battlefields Trust 2024 AGM and Conference announced 

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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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Surveying at Middleton Cheney

Middleton Cheney battlefield survey undertaken
2 March 2023

A report on the Batlefields Trust's recent attempt to locate the battlefield at Middleton Cheney (1643)

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Battlefields Hub interactive map

Battlefields information hub refreshed
3 January 2023

The Battlefields Trust Resource Centre of UK battlefields has been updated and refreshed. 

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The battlefield at Gainsborough now built over with houses, resulting in Historic England's comment that the landscape has undergone much change

Historic England reject application to register the 1643 battlefield at Gainsborough
8 December 2022

Historic England has rejected attempts by the Battlefields Trust to register the Civil War battlefield at Gainsborough

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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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Battalia front cover

Battlefields Trust Journal - Call for submissions
20 October 2022

A call for submission to the Battlefields Trust Journal, Battalia

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