Weeley, Essex

Explore the articles from Oxford Archaeology East's 2021-22 excavation south of Thorpe Road in Weeley, Essex.

Press Release

OA East recently completed an excavation in Essex which has revealed the remains of a military barracks occupied during the Napoleonic Wars, a period vividly brought to life in Bernard Cornwell’s fictional ‘Sharpe’ series.

Final Talk - February 2022

During February half term, Louise Moan, OA East's Project Manager for the excavations south of Thorpe Road, Weeley, Essex gave a final presentation about the findings at Weeley Parish Hall.

Week 20 Update

On Saturday 22nd January a group of five willing archaeologists spent the day on site giving tours to the local residents to show them what we've been up to for the last five months.