Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


The Medieval Earthworks of South and South-East Leicestershire

This book by Robert F Hartley is the last in his great series on the medieval earthworks of Leicestershire which has been slowly published since the 1980’s and which has just been published.   All three sections (Lutterworth, Market Harborough and Billesdon) are now complete and we are pleased to report that Emeritus Professor Christopher Dyer has written the Foreword.  Please contact us if you wish to be sent further details.  Cost will be £10 plus £3.50 post and packaging. Book will also be available from Aucott & Thomas, internet booksellers at  It is also available from Amazon and ABE books  but please note the price is slightly higher as they take quite a hefty percentage of the sale.  We keep our prices low but this book, due to its colour inserts, did cost more to produce.

Order form to Leicestershire Fieldworkers for Medieval Earthworks of SSE Leicestershire  Leaflet Ewks SSE

 Medieval Leicestershire

Leicestershire Fieldworkers published ‘Medieval Leicestershire’ in May 2015.   It is now available for the discounted price of £10. There is an additional cost of £3.50 to cover postage and packing.   Also at other events throughout the year including our meetings and from Peter Liddle at his lecture series around the county and any lectures done by Mathew Morris and Richard Buckley.  Copies can also be purchased from Aucott and Thomas, internet booksellers based in Ibstock, from as well as from  Aucott and Thomas are providing this service to Leicestershire Fieldworkers free of charge and we are very grateful to them.

An order form for the book is attached here  Med Book order form but please note this is the old version with a cover price of £20 so please only send £10! plus postage of £3.50 which unfortunately has to stay the same.   We can deliver to some areas of the county or via other members etc.  Please enquire.

The book has been reviewed in two publications.  To read these reviews please click Reviews of Medieval Leicestershire.  Opens a PDF in another window.


A Romano-British Farmstead at Stretton Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire, by Mike Luke, Ben Barker and Jo Barker.

This book is now available for a discounted price of £6 plus £2.50 post and packaging.  Please enquire via the contact form and I will quote postage or deliver depending on what is easiest.

It contains many colour plates and was only a small print run.  We only have a small number left.

Other Publications

The Medieval Earthworks of South West Leicestershire

The medieval earthworks of South West Leicestershire by Robert F Hartley records the ‘humps and bumps’ that are the remains of the medieval landscape of the Borough of Hinckley and Bosworth.

Further details: Earthworks South West Leicestershire

Available for £4 each + £2 post and packaging.  Please enquire via the contact form on this website.

Medieval Earthworks of Central Leicestershire

This book is now only available at Leicester Guildhall.

Leicestershire Landscapes

At the Leicestershire Landscapes conference archaeologists working in Leicestershire presented papers covering the landscape history of the shire from the prehistoric to medieval periods.  This book is currently out of print but copies of the papers can be accessed via the University of Leicester School of Archaeology and Ancient History  website.  Further details: leicestershire landscapes book

Second Hand and New Books and Fieldworkers Membership stall

We attend selected events with our membership, new books and 2nd-hand bookstall.  We are very grateful to Aucott and Thomas for providing us with archaeology books to sell for our funds.  We have a good selection of books which changes rapidly as we do not sell them for great amounts.  We also sell our new books ‘ Medieval Leicestershire’ and Fred Hartley’s Medieval Earthworks books (as above).  If you would like our stall at your event please contact us via the Contact page on this website.