Metal Detecting

An add-on to fieldwalking where instead of scanning the surface of the land with your eyes, you’re scanning it with your ears in search of buried metal artefacts.

On a blazingly hot day, I joined Spire Diggers for a wander around an area which had history associated with Romans, Normans, Knights Templar (yes, the ones with the big red crosses who went on the Crusades to beat up the Saracens 😀), the Knights of St John, various halls…

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Out on my local club meet on some virgin, totally undetected ground 😀  As other digs in the area have been OK for artefacts there was a possibility of decent finds in these fields. Detector used: XP Deus Full on v.5.21 using a 9″ HF Coil https://regton.com/ Pinpointer used: XP…

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I was out detecting in a landscape reasonably close to my home, filled with Saxon history, Iron Age dwellings, hill forts, and Roman roads. It was a previously undetected area which was full of promise, and even the early morning drizzle wasn’t going to put me off going. Detector used:…

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On a burning hot day, this was my first day back after four months of COVID Lockdown/Shielding. I was heading for a farm in the middle of a medieval landscape, with Lidar maps of the area showing some lovely strip-farming marks.  Could be interesting 😀 Once again I was using…

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