Home Front Legacy Needs You!
Join Home Front Legacy 1914-18 for our big recording month. Throughout August we'll be encouraging people to research and record Home Front sites in their local area using our resources an
The recent case study ‘Hidden in Plain Sight: Belfast Trusses and Huts’ highlighted two of the most distinctive buildings from the First World War period. In Worcester, we have identified very few buildings from th
The efforts of the Women’s Land Army in the First World War have been largely forgotten, and the fact that the organisation left so few lasting marks on the landscape probably contributes to this phenomenon
We are proud to announce the launch of our new action-packed resources for youth groups, schools and families; designed to inspire the next generation of archaeologists and encourage participation in the UK wide Home
Following the recent discovery and excavation of practice trenches and tunnels in Wiltshire, Home Front Legacy 1914-18 have taken the initiative and produced this case study.
We will show you how to identify the ea
Sometimes the remains of the First World War are closer than you might think. This case study will highlight two of the most distinctive buildings from this period which may remain in your local area.
Sound mirrors, sometimes called listening ears, were acoustic detection devices, designed to provide early warning of enemy aircraft. Mirrors were upright concave bowls, (like satellite dishes in shape) between 3m and 4m i
Our ‘Map of Sites’ continues to grow and we are now gaining insights into how the First World War affected villages, towns, and cities throughout the country. Recording First World War sites may allow you to create a C
During the First World War many auxiliary hospitals and convalescent homes throughout the United Kingdom were run by nurses and nursing assistants of the British Red Cross and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. They wo
We are pleased to announce that 'The Home Front in Britain 1914-18- An Archaeological Handbook’ that accompanies our project, has been nominated for 2017 Current Archaeology Awards 'Book of the Year'.
Voting is open