Waterloo Pubs

The Battle of Waterloo had a huge influence on British history – and British pub names! There are dozens of pubs in the UK with names relating to the Battle of Waterloo, Wellington and Napoleon. Find your local with our new map.

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 …

Geophys results

We’ve got some of the first geophys results in – courtesy of our colleagues at Ghent University. Here is a map showing a minimally processed, preliminary survey results (electrical conductivity measured with an electromagnetic induction sensor) of the garden of the Farm of Hougoumont. These data were obtained by the team of Ghent University, within 2 hours of survey. Clearly …

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 …