Oakham CAstle Archaeology

University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have run two community archaeology digs at Oakham Castle.

The most recent dig took place between 10th and 25th June 2019.

For more information on their findings follow the ULAS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ulasnews

The interim report for the 2018 dig can be read below, together with links to a  montage video and annotated 3D photographic scans...

Below are two 3D models of the complete trenches. The scans were made at the end of the dig shortly before they were filled in.

Click the play button to load the model.

Left click and drag to rotate

Right click and drag to zoom

Left and Right Click together and Drag to Pan the camera.

Left click on the numbered annotations for information about finds.

If you'd like to delve deeper into the History of Oakham Castle, the book "John Barber's Castle and it's Archaeology" is available from the Castle shop, along with our children's guide book and souvenir booklet.