1,958 Works

Custom House Station, Victoria Dock Road (Crossrail XTI13)

4 trial trenches and two window samples exposed former wood peat (intrepreted to be the former backswamp area of the Thames Floodplain) overlying late Pleistocene Shepperton Gravels. Above the peat was estuarine influenced alluvial clay.

Service Diversion VDP, Victoria Dock Road, Seagull Lane (Crossrail XSX11)

Archaeological watching briefs carried out by the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) on the Crossrail Victoria Dock Portal worksite, which consisted of utilities diversions centred around Victoria Dock Road and Seagull Road. Generally, trenches were excavated to a depth of 2.0m. Natural terrace gravels were overlain by thick peat deposits sealed by a horizon of alluvial clay. All deposits were archaeologically sterile. The sequence was sealed by modern made ground and the concrete and tarmac...

Land at 34-118 Round Hill Close, Townhill, Southampton. Archaeological Evaluation (SOU1759)

The Archaeology Unit of Southampton City Council carried out an evaluation of land at 34-118 Round Hill Close in June 2017 in advance of redevelopment. The site lay on the London Clay and the Portsmouth Sand. The site had been agricultural land for at least 100 years and all six trenches revealed a ploughsoil overlying the natural. A few burnt flints were recovered, indicative of prehistoric activity. A sherd of medieval pottery recovered from the...

Sheraton Hill Farm, Sheraton, Co Durham: archaeological building recording (archaeol3-350274)

Level 2 survey of a late-19th-century agricultural building. This is an E-plan structure with a large timber hay barn, an engine house and a granary. It was constucted for housing and feeding cattle and later used as stabling in an equestrian centre. This archive presents the results of an archaeological recording project conducted in advance of proposed alteration work at Sheraton Hill Farm, Sheraton, Co Durham. A Level 2 survey of the principal farm building...

30 - 31 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: oxfordar2-366743)

Oxford Archaeology (OA) North were commissioned to undertake a watching brief at the site of a residential development to the rear of 30 - 31 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire (NGR SK 34673 36426). The work was undertaken as a condition of Planning Permission (planning ref. 02/17/00227). Consultation with the Development Control Archaeologist for Derbyshire County Council outlined their requirements for the work necessary to discharge the planning condition. OA North were commissioned to produce a...

Oxford Botanic Garden Well, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-357078)

Oxford Archaeology has undertaken a small project to record a well which has been partially exposed towards the southern corner of the walled garden at the Botanic Gardens, Oxford. The well was revealed by contractors working to clear the felled branches of an important old Black Pine tree which had partially collapsed. The stone-lined well has a diameter of 85 cm and although it is largely filled with water it was possible to confirm that...

Cart-shed and granary, Heath Hall Farm (OASIS ID: stephenh1-365255)

Stephen Haigh
The cart-shed and granary at Heath Hall Farm is an 18th or early 19th century building, perhaps by John Carr. It is of considerable architectural significance, because of its simple but well executed exterior, its four upper cruck trusses of oak, and a small timber crane (also oak) set within a gable loading doorway, all of which make it a prestigious component of the home farm.

Longshaw Estate Substation (OASIS ID: archaeol5-358008)

Shannon Birds
Archaeological Research Services Ltd was commissioned by the National Trust to undertake an archaeological supervision, recording and reporting at the Longshaw Estate, Deryshire. The work forms a condition of a planning application for the construction of a new substation adjacent to the cafe. Longshaw Lodge was built in 1827 as a shooting box for the Duke of Rutland. As a result the site had the potential to contain historic evidence related to the landscape legacy...

Ashgrove Farm, Ardley, Oxfordshire. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-353734)

Oxford Archaeology was commissioned to record Ashgrove Farm as it stood in March 2014, ahead of the proposed conversion of several of the agricultural buildings to domestic use, including the demolition of some of the twentieth-century agricultural buildings. Ashgrove Farm is a fairly small farm, set roughly around a farmyard. The current range of buildings date from the early-mid eighteenth century to the mid twentieth century and briefly consist of limestone threshing barn, pigsties, stables...

Garden Building, Lincoln College, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Building Survey (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-357091)

The Garden Building at Lincoln College is a fine Edwardian structure, designed by the Architects Read and MacDonald, which forms the east side of the Fellows' Garden and the south side of the smaller Rector's Garden. It was designed in the style of the later 17th century and the exterior is adorned with various garlands, carved motifs and classical details. The warm, honey-coloured stone has mellowed and the building complements its collegiate setting and the...

Low Byre, Low Fawnlees Farm, Wolsingham: Building Recording (OASIS ID: solstice1-363816)

Tiffany Snowden
Solstice Heritage LLP was commissioned by Mr Simon Robeson to produce a record of the built heritage resource prior to the conversation of Low Byre to a residential annexe at Low Fawnlees Farm, Wolsingham. Low Fawnlees Farmhouse is a Grade II listed building (NHLE 1233184). As such, the agricultural byre is considered curtilage listed and is located at (NGR NZ 06090 38556). The byre is a mid-18th-century cow byre, currently used for sheltering sheep and...

Land off Chestnut Close, Lower Moor, Worcestershire Archaeological Evaluation (cotswold2-370868)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in January 2018 at land off Chestnut Close Lower Moor, Worcestershire. Five trenches were excavated. Three ditches containing abraded medieval pottery were recorded

Land at Junction 24 East, Bridgwater, Somerset. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-350874)

In November 2018, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological evaluation of land to the east of Junction 24 of the M5, near Bridgwater, Somerset. A total of 30 trenches were excavated at the site. A concentration of Early/Middle Bronze Age ditches and pits was recorded in the central part of the site, corresponding to a series of rectilinear and sub-circular enclosures noted by a previous geophysical survey. Activity in the northern and southern areas of...

Land off Salisbury Street, Amesbury, Wiltshire: Excavation

The excavation revealed several features of probable late Saxon date, including a number of aligned ditches (property boundaries), a dog burial within a pit and other smaller pits. Some of these features can be correlated with recorded documentary evidence. Medieval features include an east to west aligned ditch just to the north of the present day northern boundary wall of the former Redworth House, other ditches and some intercutting pits. In addition several other ditches...

Research Reports of the Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society of Antiquaries of London has a long tradition of publishing scholarly research on the archaeological and historic resource in order to encourage knowledge and understanding of human history and development in its physical and cultural environments. As part of the Society's aim to support research and communicate its results as widely as possible, the Society is digitising titles from its extensive backlist and making these accessible via the ADS as a staged process.

Land at Brue Farm, Highbridge, Somerset. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-358280)

In January 2019, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological evaluation of land at Brue Farm, Highbridge, Somerset. A total of 11 trenches were excavated within the site. The evaluation recorded deep alluvial layers across the site. These deposits were cut by a series of Roman ditches and a posthole. The ditches may be former field boundaries, although it is possible that some of them may be parts of enclosures. Associated briquetage fragments are indicative of...

Land at Riverton Road, Puriton, Somerset. Archaeological Excavation.

A programme of archaeological investigation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology between August and October 2017 at Land off Riverton Road, Puriton, Somerset. In compliance with an approved WSI, two excavation areas (Area 1 and Area 2), a total of c.0.68h was excavated across the development area. The majority of the features dated to the Middle to Late Iron Age though this broad period has been subdivided into four phases of activity. The main focus of...

214 Bursledon Road, Southampton. Archaeological Watching Brief (SOU1742)

Mr Pavel Danek obtained planning permission to build on land at 214 Bursledon Road, Southampton. A watching brief condition was placed on the planning permission because the site lies in Area 16 of the Local Areas of Archaeological Potential, and was some 65m from the line of the Roman Road from Southampton to Chichester. The watching brief was held on the excavation of the foundation trenches. Nothing of certain archaeological significance was found. The natural...

Abundance (Abundance H.Q.)

Andrew Reinhard
Abundance H.Q. was the 3rd base investigated by Andrew Reinhard for the No Man's Sky Archaeological Project. It is noteworthy for being the first glitched base to be documented levitating above the Atlas Rises-era planet's topography. Communication stations are both buried under bedrock out of reach, in topsoil, and suspended 5-20m above ground-level. The settlement is also the first to be documented relocating and rebuilding itself after player interference. The published site report was read...

Horner (\"Tohoulvaldou\"-Au�enposten)

Andrew Reinhard
"Tohoulvaldou"-Au�enposten is one of the rare player constructions that can be identified as a tomb. It is an astonishingly intricate construction hinting at the level of creativity No Man's Sky players could achieve. Six communication stations rest in a row, buried by the Atlas Rises update. The tomb itself was buried halfway by the cataclysm. Halfway through the exploration of the site, a system crash repositioned the tomb halfway across the planet, restoring it to...

GlassShop (Hiviehale Outpost)

Andrew Reinhard
The planet GlassShop in the Legacy is both paradox and contradiction: paradox because the same base unit exists in two places at once, and contradiction because a cold-weather crop currently grows on a hot-weather planet, albeit underground. One remarkable thing about the base of Hiviehale Outpost is that both the base-as-located and the generic base unit that marks the original outpost's location have the same name in their Base ID unit: "Hiviehale Outpost." Typically the...

Sosashibukay (Heart of Sosashibukay)

Andrew Reinhard
The Heart of Sosashibukay created by player Jen1892 is a farm notable for its ruined features created after the Atlas Rises v1.3 cataclysm. Immediately noticeable is the levitating crop of star bulb plants hovering meters above the surface, the planter lost in the update. Secondly, the base was half-buried in the landscape because of Atlas Rises, a feature which would have gone unnoticed had it not been for an archival photo showing the full height...

Eslachlan Kayham (Panda's)

Andrew Reinhard
Panda's base on Eslachlan Kayham was built on 27 August 2017, although the Legacy Hub planet had been discovered by Galactic Hub second-in-command AndyKrycek on 10 December 2016 and further explored by him in March, April, and August 2017, although he never built there. This is a rare example of a planet being discovered, visited, but not settled by the original player, instead inhabited by another Hub member months after the discovery. The base itself...

Langley_83_Alpha (Gemini Outpost)

Andrew Reinhard
Gemini Outpost on the planet Langley_83_Alpha (the name changed to Molshoy Hutoud in the Atlas Rises cataclysm) was created in the Pathfinder era by player SirDannyMacFinn. What remains is a classic set of ruins, which were abandoned by its creator, creating a textbook site for seeing the aftereffects of a major No Man's Sky software update. Atlas Rises not only buried the settlement under a hillside, but changed the climate and landscape from temperate and...

Land north of Felton, Alnwick, Northumberland. Archaeological Strip and Record (OASIS ID: adarchae1-306159)

AD Archaeology was commissioned and funded to undertake an archaeological strip and record on land at Felton, Northumberland which was required as mitigation to fulfil a planning condition prior to the construction of a housing development. The discovery and excavation of an Anglo-Saxon settlement during this project has provided a valuable contribution to the study of settlement from this period in the north-east England. Prehistoric activity on the strip and record area was represented by...

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