15. Geology of the battlefield and wider landscape

Introduction

Without a shadow of bias the landscape around the field of Flodden is one of beauty and of variety. This diversity of landscape and the underlying geology that underpins it is also woven through the fabric of the battle of Flodden, and not just the boggy ground that played a pivotal role in disrupting the Scot’s pike formations.

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15. Geology of the battlefield and wider landscape

16. Reflections Around a Black Flint Flake

No gleam of gold, no lead-cored cannon-balls, no coins, brooches or buckles and no green-glazed medieval pottery. Just flints and more flints, mostly white - found memorably en-masse on one occasion during test pits into a mound but more often found as single flakes within the trenches or particularly when out field-walking.

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16. Reflections Around a Black Flint Flake

17. The Prehistoric finds in their Local and Regional Context

Located between the rivers Tweed, Bowmont Water and Glen in northern Northumberland, the research area covered by the Flodden 500 Project’s archaeology programme has produced material indicating human activity over a period of nearly 10,000 years.

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17. The Prehistoric finds in their Local and Regional Context

18. Bridging the Centuries

The corroded lump gave no clue at first. But as it was dipped in the water and the brush gently moved across its surface, bits of rust fell off and it revealed itself - it was the remains of a Roman brooch.

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18. Bridging the Centuries
Flodden: An Ancient Landscape

Flodden: An Ancient Landscape

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15. Geology of the battlefield and wider landscape
Dr Ian Kille  
Introduction Without a shadow of bias the landscape around the field of Flodden is one of beauty and of variety. This diversity of landscape and the underlying geology that underpins it is also woven through the fabric of the battle of Flodden, and not just the...
16. Reflections Around a Black Flint Flake
Antony Chessell  
No gleam of gold, no lead-cored cannon-balls, no coins, brooches or buckles and no green-glazed medieval pottery. Just flints and more flints, mostly white - found memorably en-masse on one occasion during test pits into a mound but more often found as single flakes within the trenches or particularly...
17. The Prehistoric finds in their Local and Regional Context
Dr Rob Young  
Located between the rivers Tweed, Bowmont Water and Glen in northern Northumberland, the research area covered by the Flodden 500 Project’s archaeology programme has produced material indicating human activity over a period of nearly 10,000 years.
18. Bridging the Centuries
Gwen Chessell  
The corroded lump gave no clue at first. But as it was dipped in the water and the brush gently moved across its surface, bits of rust fell off and it revealed itself - it was the remains of a Roman brooch.
4 results - showing 1 - 4