Author Archives: Susan Greaney

About Susan Greaney

Susan is an archaeologist in the Properties Research team at English Heritage, working mostly on prehistoric sites and monuments.

Excavation and Restoration: Stonehenge in the 1950s and 60s

The restoration of one of the Stonehenge trilithons in 1958. © Historic England Archive
Posted:
29 May 2018
Posted By:
Susan Greaney
Categories:
History Uncovered

It’s 100 years since Cecil and Mary Chubb gave Stonehenge to the nation, and we’re marking the anniversary with a series of blog posts tracing the care and conservation of Stonehenge since 1918. Here we look at the years between 1950 and 1964, which saw an explosion of research and conservation ...

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Discoveries and excavations at Tintagel Castle – summer 2016

Posted:
5 August 2016
Posted By:
Susan Greaney
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

This week saw the completion of a three week excavation at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, with the trenches back-filled and the turf replaced on Wednesday. The staff and volunteers from Cornwall Archaeological Unit have worked incredibly hard through all weathers – extreme heat, lots of wind and qui...

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