2,175 Works

Home Farm, Harmondsworth Lane, Sipson, London borough of Hillingdon

Archaeological excavations/watching briefs were undertaken by Museum of London Archaeology in phases between 1999 and 2002, on the site of Home Farm, Harmondsworth. The watching brief was commissioned by SITA in response to an application to extract gravel.

The Mucking Anglo-Saxon cemeteries

Sue Hirst & Dido Clark
The Anglo-Saxon cemeteries at Mucking, Essex, represent the burials of over 800 individuals from the 5th to early 7th centuries AD. The mixed rite Cemetery II is one of the largest and most complete Anglo-Saxon cemeteries yet excavated (282 inhumations, 463 cremation burials), while the partly destroyed Cemetery I included further significant inhumations.

East Riding of Yorkshire: assessment of archaeological resource in aggregate areas

This desk-based assessment of aggregate-producing areas in the East Riding of Yorkshire was carried out by Humber Field Archaeology, with funding from the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund, through arrangement with English Heritage. Five Study Areas were selected, totalling 274km2 in area, targeting areas in Holderness and the Vale of York which contain (or have in the past contained) economically-exploitable aggregates within the present-day county of the East Riding of Yorkshire. Three of the Study Areas...

The Deanery, Chapel Road, Southampton (OASIS ID wessexar1-97044)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned to carry out archaeological field work on land at The Deanery, Chapel Road, Southampton (NGR 442700 111550). The Site is located within the known extent of the nationally important Mid-Saxon settlement of Hamwic. Excavation was undertaken between August and October 2008 on an east to west aligned rectangle of 63m by 29m (1786m2) situated c. 10m to the south of the present Chapel Road. The latter is regarded as being of...

Assessing Boats and Ships 1860 - 1950

Assessing Boats and Ships 1860-1950 was funded by English Heritage through the Aggregate Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF). The project, undertaken by Wessex Archaeology, consists of a national stock-take of known wrecks of this period in territorial waters off England. These are reviewed in light of the framework for assessing special interest prepared in the Marine Class Descriptions and Principles of Selection in Aggregate Areas project (ALSF 5383) and historic thematic studies.

West Coast Palaeolandscape Project (Pilot Project)

The West Coast Palaeolandscapes Project builds upon the results of comparative work carried out within the Southern North Sea as part of the North Sea Palaeolandscape Project (NSPP). The results of that project, and the associated data audit variation, suggested that several other areas existed within the UK where sufficient data could support similar work. The west coast of Britain was identified as one area where any information derived on existing palaeolandscapes would have a...

York Archaeological Trust Fascicules

York Archaeological Trust
Reports on the work of the York Archaeological Trust for Excavation and Research undertaken from 1973 onwards are published as separate parts or fascicules making up a series of nineteen volumes entitled The Archaeology of York, covering all aspects from historical research and excavation to finds and environmental study.

20-26 College Street, Southampton (OASIS ID thamesva1-40314)

The site is located within the urban environment of Southampton city (Fig. 1). It occupies roughly 0.25ha at the junctions of College Street and Richmond Street with Three Field Lane. To the north of the site, urban development which stretches for some 5km. To the east of the site flows the River Itchen, south is the River Test and the Town Quay, the west is Lansdowne Hill and docks. The site formerly consisted of three...

England's Past for Everyone: Historic Environment Research

Matthew Bristow
In 2005 the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded £3,374,000 to increase access to the resources of the local history research centre, the Victoria County History (VCH), based at the Institute of Historical Research. VCH staff worked closely with local volunteers on projects to produce high quality local history research and to make this information more readily available to a wide audience, including researchers, school children, visitors and local history enthusiasts. Historic environment analysis was conducted by...

Roman Piercebridge

This project publishes the results of the excavations carried out by Dennis Harding and Peter Scott between 1969 and 1981. The site lies at the point where Dere Street, one of the main north/south Roman roads crosses the River Tees (excavated area centring on NGR NZ452115). There is a Roman fort on the north bank, the interior of which is now occupied by the modern village of Piercebridge. To the east is an area of...

Styling the body in Roman Britain

Hella Eckardt
Online database and downloadable csv files containing 1347 entries on Roman / Late Iron Age British toilet instruments.

Roman barrows and their landscape context

Hella Eckardt & Peter Brewer
The projected examined whether the famous Roman barrows were visible from nearby Roman roads, villas and other settlements.

Mucking - Prehistoric and Roman

Intensively excavated between 1965 and 1978, the Mucking, Essex campaigns led to open-area excavations across 18ha, and the site was renowned in its time as the largest excavation to date in Europe. What it revealed was a dense, multi-period landscape palimpsest ranging from Neolithic to Medieval times, but primarily involving later Bronze and Iron Age, Roman and Saxon settlement; in total, more than 44,000 features were excavated. Notable among these were over a thousand burials...

Extensive Urban Survey - Wiltshire

Wiltshire County Archaeology Service began work on the Wiltshire Historic Towns Survey in August 1999 as part of the national EUS programme instigated and funded by English Heritage. The project comprised a survey of the historic towns of Wiltshire, including those in the Unitary Authority of Swindon Borough Council. In all, thirty-four towns were surveyed, including the five rural Roman towns and the city of Salisbury, between 1999 and 2004. The intention was to update...

Anglo-Saxon Kent Electronic Database (ASKED)

Stuart Brookes & Sue Harrington
The Anglo-Saxon Kent Electronic Database (ASKED) is a collaboratively built research tool, developed to facilitate the doctoral research of two students of the UCL Institute of Archaeology: Stuart Brookes, investigating state formation in Anglo-Saxon East Kent, and Sue Harrington, examining aspects of gender and craft production in early Anglo-Saxon England with particular reference to the early kingdom of Kent. The aim of ASKED was to enumerate all those individuals within eastern Kent for the period...

Hilton of Cadboll

Heather James
The Hilton of Cadboll Pictish cross-slab is thought to have been erected at the Chapel site in the late 8th century AD and, after breaking its tenon, to have been re-erected here in the 12th century. It is thought to have fallen in a storm and one side was defaced and re-carved with a memorial in the 17th century, leaving the fragments of the Pictish carving and the lower portion in-situ. Many thousands of carved...

Dendrochronology Database

This resource consists of the tree-ring dates for 3300 buildings in the United Kingdom, ranging from cathedrals to cottages and barns. The database holds period, location and reference information for each record. It also includes a few buildings that have been dated by high precision radiocarbon dating, and the names of buildings for which dating was attempted but not successful.

Database of Implement Petrology for Britain

The Database of Implement Petrology for Britain contains records assembled by the Implement Petrology Committee of the Council for British Archaeology between the 1930s and the mid 1980s. The database contains contains the results of examining more than 7,500 stone implements from the British Isles. These artefacts range in date from the earliest Neolithic to the Bronze Age; in type from polished battle axes to net sinkers; in quality from the finest jadeite axe to...

Reburial of Organic Archaeological Remains

Paul Simpson, David Hogan, Mark Jones & Edward Maltby
Single PDF report.

The Shala Valley Project

Michael L. Galaty, , Zamir Tafilica, Charles Watkinson, Wayne E. Lee, Mentor Mustafa, Robert Schon & Antonia Young

Late Quaternary Landscape History of the Swale - Ure Washlands

David Bridgland & Antony Long
The project has studied the fluvial and landscape evolution of the area known as the Swlae-Ure Washland and the impact of human activity there from Devensian deglaciation through to the end of the Medieval Period.

Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa is a major site of the Roman period in Britain, one of the largest rural domestic buildings known from the 4th century high point of Romano-British culture. It lies in a particularly beautiful setting which has changed little since Roman times. The site was first excavated in 1864 and bought by the National Trust in 1924.

Church Wilne Deserted Medieval Settlement, Derbyshire

The project aimed at securing and enhancing the excavation archive relating to a deserted medieval village at Church Wilne, Derbyshire (SK 449318). The work was funded by English Heritage through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund and was managed on behalf of Trent & Peak Archaeology by David Knight. Work on the site archive was conducted by Eileen Appleton and Panagiota Markoulaki (Trent & Peak Archaeology) between April and July 2009. The small medieval village of...

Valdoe Assessment Survey

Matthew Pope
In 2006, a new project, funded through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund, was established. This project, the Valdoe Assessment Survey, aimed to determine the full extent of the palaeolandsurfaces within the vicinity of the nearby quarry, to determine the degree to which the quarry had impacted upon these deposits and to develop a plan for the future management of this unique and precious scientific resource.

Lower and Middle Palaeolithic of the Fenland Rivers of Cambridgeshire

The Lower and Middle Palaeolithic of the Fenland Rivers of Cambridge, also known as the Fenland Rivers of Cambridgeshire Palaeolithic Project (FRCPP) was initiated in 2007 as a short research project to examine the Palaeolithic and Quaternary evidence from the county. The project was funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) as a collaborative project between the University of Durham, Cambridgeshire County Council and the University of Cambridge.

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