Thorney is a place which we believe will offer
a lot of interest to archaeologists.
The Thorney Heritage Museum is pleased
to be involved with important projects.
THE THORNEY ABBEY FIELDS COMMUNITY ARCHAEOLOGY PROJECT
30 August to 5 September 2006
The main dig took place from 30 August to 5 September 2006, and there were other investigations, and walks around the site, which the public were welcome to take part in.
HIGHER EDUCATION FIELD ACADEMIES RETURNED TO THORNEY, APRIL 2008
9/10 May 2006, 17/18 April and 19/20 April 2007
A series of test pits in gardens across the village was dug on
9 and 10 May 2006, then 17/18 April and 19/20 April 2007 as part of a project which introduces young people to the process of archaeological investigation, and is aimed to encourage them to enter higher education. Further information about Cambridge University Access Cambridge Archaeology (ACA) can be found on the link below.
OTHER ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
As we learn of other websites describing work in Thorney, we will try to add it to this page. Some relevant information
is also found on our "Bibliography" page.
University of Leicester Archaeological Service (ULAS) dug on a site between Church Street and Wisbech Road.