Amateur archaeologists redraw map of Roman Britain – from home

Volunteers find ‘astounding’ number of unknown sites in south-west from aerial surveys

Bodmin Moor is one of the places being studied, and the project suggests the area was once much more populous than previously thought. Photograph: Ian Woolcock/Alamy

Digging at archaeological sites around the UK has been brought to a shuddering halt by the coronavirus, but research being undertaken from home by a group of amateurs is helping to redraw the map of the south-west of Britain in Roman times.

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