The oldest house, built on the site of the original building, with the Hall in the background. All the buildings are experimental reconstructions built to test different interpretations of the archaeological evidence.
St. Peter's Monkwearmouth - The porch & west wall remain of the original monastery; the Saxon tower dates from the late 7th to the 10th century (the upper parts being later than the base) – Monkwearmouth–Jarrow was a twin-foundation English monastery, located on the River Wear, at Monkwearmouth. The monastery was founded in 674 by Benedict Biscop, first with the establishment of the monastery of St Peter's, Monkwearmouth on land given by Egfrid, King of Northumbria – (Tentative List)
Viking ring fort and settlement, the Shetland Islands, Jarlshof, Scotland. It has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". It contains remains dating from 2500 BCE up to the century CE.
Medieval fishing village discovered in Outer Hebrides by island boatman
The Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, is a Grade I listed building and among the oldest, largely intact Christian churches in England; it is the oldest building in the country and is still in regular use. It dates from between AD
GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by