Fulford battlefied under threat

July 2014 dig

The Fulford Tapestry

Soil images


Summary of published report

Visiting the site

Beck crossing
Crossing point of 1066
Power auger at work
At work
Soil images


Images of flood on the day of the battle

12 panoramas of the battle site

YouTube videos

The Fulford Tapestry

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Pieces of charcoal scattered through clay. Dating of the carbon is planned.
  Once exposed to some light, there was evidence of many seeds germinating. Some came from many metres down. Were these drawn from the surface? We hope to investigate.
Mottling of alluvial and clay material indicating a disturbed era.


Two cores showing the transition from clay to alluvial material.
A typical top sample, showing topsoil and clay.
One of many interesting inclusions in the samples. the included layers of charcoal, pebbles, snails and peat.



There are 60 more images spread over 5 pages which show the soil cores.


There is a site devoted to saving the battlesite: The site has the story of the process that has allowed the site to be designated an access road to a Green Field, flood-plane housing estate. Visiting Fulford        Map York

And another website for the Fulford Tapestry that tells the story of the September 1066: This tells the story embroidered into the panels.

There is a blog covering these sites where you can leave questions and make comments.

The author of the content is Chas Jones - fulfordthing@gmail.com

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