July 2015 Fieldwork Report

An Archaeological Evaluation at Hougoumont 18th – 31st July 2015 To download the report click here. This report provides an overview of the results obtained from a 2-week intensive evaluation focused on the locality of Hougoumont Farm on the Waterloo battle- feld. This feldwork follows from an earlier shorter campaign conducted in April 2015. For further background to the project …

Fieldwork objectives, July 2015

Summary of fieldwork objectives, July 2015 The forthcoming fieldwork will build upon the results of the evaluation in April. An important objective of this two-week exercise will be the continued use of excavation to ground-truth anomalies identified in the geophysical survey carried out by our team from the University of Ghent. During the evaluation, three of these anomalies, two to …

Siborne’s Large Model

Waterloo Uncovered is primarily a fieldwork-based operation, attempting to challenge and prove/disprove the many hundred historical accounts of the Battle. We also get the chance to work with lots of interesting organisations and people and our new video documents one of these collaborations. We have been allowed exclusive access to Siborne’s Large Model, a huge physical model of the battlefield …

A first hand account of developments at Hougoumont

For an opening salvo, it hasn’t been half bad. The Waterloo Uncovered team has been hard at it for three days now, and already Hougoumont farm is starting to yield up some of its secrets.   Of course, it has thrown up more questions than it has answered but, at this stage, that’s the idea.    However, excitingly, Dr Tony Pollard and his international, multi-faceted (and multi-talented) team …