Majestic: Breedon-on-the-Hill stands on a hill in Leicestershire overlooking the surroundi...

How the remains of Anglo-Saxon England can still be seen

Majestic: Breedon-on-the-Hill stands on a hill in Leicestershire overlooking the surrounding countryside

The Venerable Bede mentioned the 'king's village' at 'Rendlaesham' in his 8th Century book An Ecclesiastical History of the English People

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found near Hoo site

The Venerable Bede mentioned the 'king's village' at 'Rendlaesham' in his Century book An Ecclesiastical History of the English People

A mummified baby has been discovered by a museum after it scanned an object thought to have been a hawk

Museum's 'hawk' mummy is human baby

A mummified baby is discovered by a museum after it scanned an object thought to have been a hawk.

Experts believe there are a number of further Anglo Saxon royal burial sites awaiting discovery along the River Deben

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found near Hoo site

Archaeologists believe they have found a lost Anglo-Saxon royal palace about four miles from one of Britain's best known finds.

A glass counter decorated with twisted colourful strands was found at the site, which archaeologists say is of

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

A newly discovered Anglo-Saxon island - A glass counter decorated with twisted colorful strands was found at the site. Credit: University of Sheffield

The remaining fragments of the Sutton Hoo warrior's helmet are on display at the British Museum in London

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found near Hoo site

Sutton Hoo bitumen links Syria with Anglo-Saxon England - BBC News

One of the beads found at the site in Rendlesham

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found near Hoo site

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site - BBC News

This LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) survey shows the core Anglo-Saxon areas at Rendlesham, including the main residence area

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found near Hoo site

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site. This LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) survey shows the core Anglo-Saxon areas at Rendlesham, including the main residence area.

Archaeology students from the University of Sheffield dug nine trenches to unearth the Anglo-Saxon artefacts

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

Sheffield archaeologists unearth an Anglo-Saxon island in a Lincolnshire field.

Map showing the metal scatter in the field at Little Carlton

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

Sheffield archaeologists unearth an Anglo-Saxon island in a Lincolnshire field.

Sheffield doctoral student Pete Townend carries out geophysical and magnetometry surveys at the Little Carlton site

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

Sheffield archaeologists unearth an Anglo-Saxon island in a Lincolnshire field.

Dr Hugh Wilmott and Graham Vickers

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

Sheffield archaeologists unearth an Anglo-Saxon island in a Lincolnshire field.

Butchered animal bones were found at the Little Carlton site

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

Sheffield archaeologists unearth an Anglo-Saxon island in a Lincolnshire field.

Anglo-Saxon silver writing stylus in a ploughed field at Little Carlton near Louth

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

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Anglo Saxon Sceatta found at Lottle Carlton, Lincolnshire

Anglo-Saxon 'island' unearthed in field

Proof of Middle Saxon island found by UK archaeologists

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