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Reconstructing a Medieval Welsh Landscape: Exploring the Evidence of Nineteenth Century Field-Names and Land-Use Data in Landscape Archaeology

Andrew Seaman
In 2010 a computer-based 'predictive model' of early medieval settlement location was developed as a way of addressing the difficulties of identifying early medieval secular settlements in Wales (Seaman 2010). The model, which focused on a 100km2 area in the eastern Vale of Glamorgan, aimed to identify 'core settlement zones' where prospection techniques, such as geophysics, could be most profitably targeted. Initial analysis suggested that the model could also have applications for exploring patterns of...

A380 South Devon Link Road, Kingskerswell, Devon

Archaeological investigations along the route of the A380 South Devon Link Road, Kingskerswell, Devon, were undertaken by AC archaeology between October 2012 and June 2013. All works were carried out in advance of construction of the bypass and comprised the excavations of an important prehistoric and multi-phase Romano-British enclosed settlement site and associated remains at Aller Cross, medieval and post-medieval buildings at Edginswell Lane North, survey and recording of earthworks and hedgebanks affected by the...

Bibliography of the Vernacular Architecture Group

The on-line version of the Bibliography of the Vernacular Architecture Group contains 11,400 references. Of these, 7,400 are taken from Volumes I through IV of the printed bibliographies, covering sources published up to 1994. Added to these are 3,200 covering the period up to the end of 2006 (identified as Bibliography 5), and another 800 up to 2012 (identified as Bibliography 6) (with a few later entries).

Archaeological Evaluation of land at Erskine Court, Sutherland Road, Southampton (SOU1657)

The Archaeology Unit of Southampton City Council carried out an evaluation excavation at Erskine Court in May 2014. The work was commissioned by Drew Smith Ltd. The evaluation aims were to determine the extent, condition, nature, character, quality, and date of any archaeological remains encountered, as dictated by current best practice, in order for a decision to be made as to the need for further archaeological work. Natural deposits were the gravels of River Terrace...

The Gas Works, Powick, Worcestershire. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: headland3-241886)

An historic building recording project was undertaken of the remains of the former gas works for Powick Lunatic Asylum. Most of the buildings had been partly demolished for safety reasons before the work was undertaken. This did not assist in the analysis of their function although architect's drawings produced prior to demolition proved to be of some use. Of the four buildings recorded only Building 1 provided information assisting in the analysis of the complex....

Land off Pershore Road, Eckington, Worcestershire: Archaeological Excavation 2007

Between September and October 2007 an archaeological excavation was carried out by Birmingham Archaeology on land situated off Pershore Road, Eckington, Worcestershire (centred on NGR S0 9213416) ahead of construction work for new housing. The work was commissioned by Thomas Vale Construction and followed previous trial trenching.The features, deposits and structures across the site can be divided into 6 phases of activity ranging from the Neolithic to post 2nd century AD. Evidence of Neolithic and...

Shrewsbury Abbey, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire: An Archaeological Investigation 2004

Archaeological investigation and recording was undertaken in advance of the construction of a new sewerage system in Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, crossing the precinct of Shrewsbury Abbey . The work was undertaken by Birmingham Archaeology on instruction from Severn Trent Water Ltd in Summer 2004. A total of five interventions was recorded.The new pipeline was drilled below-ground, at a sufficient depth to ensure that archaeological deposits within the abbey precinct were not disturbed. To the north...

West Bromwich Town Centre, Sandwell: Archaeological Evaluation, 2010

Birmingham Archaeology was commissioned by Tesco Stores Ltd, to undertake a programme of archaeological evaluation, in November 2010, of land at West Bromwich town centre, Sandwell. The evaluation was requested by Sandwell MBC as a condition of planning permission (Planning Application reference DC/09/50896) in advance of the construction of a large retail store, food and drink uses, leisure and petrol filling station, together with the realignment of The Ringway access and other highway works, servicing,...

Former Milber Down Abattoir, Newton Abbot (OASIS ID: cotswold2-228612)

An archaeological evaluation and a watching brief of associated geotechnical investigations was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in October and November 2014, at the Milber Down Abattoir site, Newton Abbot, Devon (centred on NGR: 88629 69649) The 0.77 ha site contains part of the Scheduled Monument of Milber Down Camp (Iron Age Hillfort) and Enclosure (Roman 'Small Camp'); SM No.s 1003178 and 1031242 respectively. The site had previously been investigated by local archaeologists in 1937-38, and...

Society of Antiquaries Scotland books and monographs

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland have scanned the entire run of the Archaeologia Scotica and the Society's out-of-print monographs. The archive also includes a full run of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland from 1851 until 2012. The latest editions of the journal are available digitally, although they are embargoed for three years, during which time they are only available to Fellows of the society using a login and password.

British Institute in Eastern Africa Image Archive

The British Institute in Eastern Africa promotes research into the archaeology, history, linguistics, and anthropology of eastern Africa, broadly defined. It is based in Nairobi where it maintains a library and research facilities. The Institute undertakes and supports research in countries throughout the region, from Zimbabwe to the Sudan. It is supported by the British Academy, and is governed by a Council, elected by its members, which is based in London. The images in this...

City Gateway, Swaythling, Southampton (SOU1499)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by Patient First (Southampton) Ltd to undertake an archaeological evaluation on land proposed for development at the junction of Stoneham Way and Thomas Lewis Way, Swaythling, Southampton, Hampshire, centred on National Grid Reference (NGR) 443765, 115795.

South Stoneham House, Swaythling, Southampton (SOU1576)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by Stephens Cox Associates Ltd on behalf of the University of Southampton to carry out a programme of Historic Building Recording and an Archaeological Watching Brief at South Stoneham House, Wessex Lane, Southampton, SO18 2NW centred on National Grid Reference (NGR) 443871, 115433. The Grade II* listed building was originally built in 1708 for Edward Dummer and became a University Hall of Residence from 1926 - 1980 since when it has...

Thorner's Homes, Oakley Road, Shirley, Southampton (SOU1549)

Southampton City Council Archaeology Unit carried out an archaeological building record at the Thorner's Homes, Oakley Road, Shirley, Southampton on behalf of Mansell Partnership Housing.

Atherstone, Grendon, Warwickshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: cotswold2-260965)

An archaeological watching brief was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology during groundworks associated with the development of a solar farm at Atherstone, Grendon, Warwickshire. No features or deposits of archaeological interest were observed during groundworks, and no artefactual material pre-dating the modern period was recovered.

Chiltern Hills Golf Course, Chorleywood, Buckinghamshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: cotswold2-262665)

In February 2015, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological watching brief at Chiltern Hills Golf Course, Chorleywood, Buckinghamshire. The fieldwork was undertaken to fulfil a condition attached to planning consent for ground disturbing works associated with the construction of a winter storage lake. Although no known buried archaeological remains have previously been identified within the construction footprint of the winter storage lake, the wider area is rich in archaeological remains relating to prehistoric settlement. Despite...

Church Close, Dartmouth, Devon (OASIS ID: cotswold2-152622)

An archaeological watching brief was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology during groundworks associated with gas main replacement works at Church Close, Dartmouth, Devon. The earliest features encountered during the watching brief comprised a group of seven inhumation burials, exposed within the section of existing service trenches. A 17th-century stone and brick wall foundation and an undated stone wall foundation were also identified. The majority of the trenches were excavated wholly within the backfill of existing service...

Land off Cheltenham Road, Evesham, Worcestershire Phase 1 and 2 (OASIS ID: cotswold2-261088)

An archaeological excavation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in two phases, Phase 1 in January and February 2013 and Phase 2 in January 2015, on land off Cheltenham Road, Evesham, Worcestershire. The earliest features encountered in the Phase 1 excavation area comprised a series of short ditch segments, a number of which were shown to be of middle to late Bronze Age date. These were cut by two Bronze Age gullies, possibly to create a...

Land at Gaydon Road, Bishop's Itchington, Warwickshire: Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-261025)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in July 2013 at Land at Gaydon Road, Bishop's Itchington, Warwickshire. A total of twenty-three trenches were excavated. A series of furrows dating to the post-medieval period were identified across the site. The remainder of the features were either modern or of unclear date given the residual nature of artefact evidence.

66 High Street North, Stewkley, Buckinghamshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-220710).

In July 2015, an archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology at land adjoining 66 High Street North, Stewkley, Buckinghamshire. The work was carried out to inform an outline planning application for the demolition of 66 High Street North and the residential development of the site. The fieldwork comprised the excavation of six trenches. The Buckinghamshire Historic Environment Record records no known heritage assets within the proposed development site. Archaeological interest in the site is...

Torpel Manor Research Project

Steven P Ashby
Investigations at the site of Torpel Manor Field, Bainton, Cambs. Funded by the HLF, in association with the Langdyke Trust.

Older Propylon

Harrison Eiteljorg
The so-called older propylon on the Athenian Acropolis (the entrance to the Acropolis preceding the Propylaea, the grand entrance that was built just after the completion of the Parthenon) was investigated by Harrison Eiteljorg, II, in 1975 and again in 1987 and 1989, thanks to the permission granted by the Greek authorities and the good offices of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens which assisted in obtaining permissions. Changes in the data, and,...

Surrey Archaeological Society Research Volumes

Surrey Archaeological Society has deposited its Research Volumes with the ADS.

An Archaeological Building Recording of the former Railway Servants Orphanage, Stepping Lane, Derby (OASIS ID: archaeol5-226576)

In October 2015 Archaeological Research Services Ltd (ARS Ltd.) was commissioned by Simon Foote Architects on behalf of Kieran Mullin to undertake an archaeological building recording of the former Sanatorium building of the Railway Servants Orphanage at Stepping Lane, Derby. The building recording aimed to mitigate the impact of the conversion of the building into a number of residential apartments (Ref: DER/05/15/00608/PRI).

Historic Building Record: Outbuilding at No.46 High Street, North Crawley, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire (OASIS ID: souterra1-237559)

Between the 18th and 22nd of December 2015, an 'as found' record was made of a derelict 19th century timber-framed outbuilding at No. 46 High Street, North Crawley, Buckinghamshire. The report provides a descriptive and illustrative account of observations, including photographs and scale elevations and plans. It identifies the owners of the property throughout the period (including some of its tenants/users) and how they have contributed to the development and changes made to its structure....

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