Moors, Soils and Profiles


Big Moor


I spent part of today on Big Moor, Derbyshire with two groups of masters students – MA Landscape Archaeology and MSc Environmental Archaeology.

Walls of soil were cleaned to expose layers of eroded earth, narrow columns of peat were lifted from the bog and features across the surface were mapped.

I’ve put together a gallery of some of today’s photographs –


Measured Earth



About Bill Bevan

Bill Bevan is an archaeologist, writer, photographer and heritage interpreter.
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