English Heritage calls for an end to illegal metal detecting

English Heritage calls for an end to illegal ‘nighthawking’ as metal detectorists pillage historic sites such as the Battle of Hastings battlefield Conservation charity accused the activity of ‘robbing us of our past’  Says illegal nighthawking doubled in 2019 when compared to 2017  Sits targeted include the Battle of Hastings battlefield and Goodrich Castle Some of Britain’s most