History Goes On

The Killing Ground of Hougoumont with Professor Tony Pollard

Professor Tony Pollard | @ProfTonyPollard



Waterloo Uncovered's Archaeological Director Tony Pollard explains how the area just beyond the wall of the formal garden of a Belgian Chateau became known as the 'Killing Ground', the scene of some of the bloodiest fighting of the Battle of Waterloo. For more information about Waterloo Uncovered and to watch more of our Lockdown Lectures, please visit https://www.waterloouncovered.com.


Tony Pollard is a Professor of Conflict History and Archaeology, and the Director of the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology, at the University of Glasgow. He is also an Archaeological Director with Waterloo Uncovered, the charity that combines world-class archaeology with veteran support and recovery.

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