A Boxing Day Discovery

Andrew Sewell (1921 – 2005)
Remembering a gentleman with a life-long love of archaeology, a skill for field walking and a fascination with our village history. Author of many articles and letters, including ‘Aldbourne: the Present Past.’ The highlight of his endeavours being the discovery of the Aldbourne Hoard (now displayed in the Wiltshire Museum, Devizes)

75th Anniversary of the Council for British Archaeology
ArchaeologyUK #FestivalOfArchaeology #humanofarchaeology…

Jo Hutchings - Aldbourne Archive

The Aldbourne Hoard.  Discovered on Boxing Day 1980.  Presented to the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society in March 1982 by Mr C E Elliott-Cohen and Mr A Sewell.  On display in the Roman Gallery at Wiltshire Museum, Devizes.


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