Travis Perkins in Sudbury, suppliers of building materials to the public and to the construction industry, have helped SVCA ‘reconstruct the past’ by donating much needed equipment to our newly-formed group. SVCA committee members received the donated equipment today and will hopefully be breaking it in in the near future.
Touching the Tide is a three-year Heritage Lottery Funded scheme, covering the Suffolk coast between Covehithe to Felixstowe, which began in 2013. The project is commissioning a series of archaeological digs and training courses to engage residents in the changing nature of the coast and the impact it had on former inhabitants. Access Cambridge Archaeology (ACA) have been invited by Touching the Tide to run two training events for local volunteers in Snape this spring, the first of which was a field-walking day on 15th February 2014.
Snape lies on the north bank of the River Alde, 6km west of Aldeburgh, centrally located along the Suffolk coastline. A group of eight Bronze Age round barrows near the present village were excavated…
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