315 Works

Land off Kimcote Road, Gilmorton, Leicestershire. Archaeological Evaluation and Earthworks Survey (OASIS ID: cotswold2-316370)

An archaeological evaluation and earthworks survey were undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in November 2017 at Land off Kimcote Road, Gilmorton, Leicestershire. Fourteen trenches were excavated. The results of the evaluation suggest the existence of several distinct phases of agricultural activity within the area, with a number of north / south and east / west aligned ditches possibly having formed a system of rectangular field boundaries or enclosures. These in turn seem to have been replaced...

Maudslay Park, Great Alne, Warwickshire. Archaeological Strip, Map and Sample Excavation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-316330)

In February 2013, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological strip, map and sample excavation on the site of Great Alne Hall, Warwickshire, a late 19th-century house, designed and built by the architect Mr G. H. Hunt for Mr Daniel Rowlinson Ratcliff. The house was demolished in the late 1930s and offices were eventually built over the site, with the grounds being developed for a motor-manufacturing factory. This industrial complex, Maudslay Park, is now being demolished...

Lockington Quarry (Phase 8), Lockington, Leicestershire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-299226)

In June 2017, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological evaluation for Phase 8 of the Lockington Quarry Extension, near Lockington, Leicestershire. The evaluation, which was commissioned by Archaeologica Ltd on behalf of Lafarge Tarmac Trading Ltd, was undertaken in order to comply with the requirements of a planning condition that had been attached to planning consent for the quarry extension by Leicestershire County Council. The evaluation comprised the excavation of eleven 30m trial trenches. The...

Land at Chapel Gover, Newquay, Cornwall. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-305783)

In June 2017, Cotswold Archaeology carried out an archaeological evaluation of land at Chapel Gover, Newquay, Cornwall. A total of 10 trenches was excavated within the site. The evaluation identified a series of ditches and a single possible posthole at the site, as well as a localised area of furrows. The posthole and six of the ditches were cut into the natural substrate and sealed by the subsoil. These ditches do not correspond to any...

Wainlode Lane, Norton, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-289350)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology between the end of January and the beginning of February 2017 on land at Wainlode Lane, Norton, Gloucestershire. A total of five trenches were excavated. Ditches and pits, containing artefacts ranging in date from the late prehistoric and medieval periods, were identified in the northern and central areas of the site. It is possible that the prehistoric and Roman pottery was intrusive. Remains of post-medieval earthworks and...

Land at Marsworth Road and Vicarage Road, Pitstone, Aylesbury. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-317800)

In March 2017, an archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology of land at Marsworth Road and Vicarage Road, Pitstone, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The evaluation, which was commissioned by Archaeology Collective, acting on behalf of Nicholas King Developments PLC, was carried out to inform a planning application 16/02142/PREAPP for residential development. The evaluation comprised the excavation of fourteen trial trenches, eleven measuring 30m long x 1.8m wide, one measuring 15m long x 1.8 m wide and...

Land at Cottage Farm, Glen Road, Oadby, Leicestershire. Archaeological Excavation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-317891)

An archaeological excavation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in April and May 2017 on land at Cottage Farm, Glen Road, Oadby, Leicestershire. Two excavation areas were located within the development area, targeted on features identified in a previous evaluation of the site (CA 2014). The excavation revealed evidence of a rectilinear field system or field systems that limited ceramic evidence suggests was of Iron Age to Roman period origin. This was overlain by ridge and...

Historic Landscape Characterisation

The Historic Landscape Characterisation programme is a powerful tool that provides a framework for broadening our understanding of the whole landscape and contributes to decisions affecting tomorrow's landscape. HLC projects produce interactive GIS-based descriptions of the historic dimension - the 'time-depth' - that characterises our rural landscape. HLC work is conducted in line with the European Landscape Convention (ELC), which came into force in 11 ratifying countries on 4 March 2004. It was signed by...

Dove House, Cassington, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-202151)

Oxford Archaeology (OA) was commissioned by PCA Architects to undertake a watching brief of the site of a proposed extension to an existing residential property (Dove House), centred on NGR SP 4554 1058. The work was undertaken on 14th August 2014. The work revealed the foundations of the current building and boundary wall, and a series of deposits which had been used to level the area. The small assemblage of artefacts recovered dates from the...

Sparks, Yarnscombe, Devon. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: southwes1-228431)

Results of historic building recording and archaeological monitoring at Sparks, Yarnscombe, Devon ahead of the proposed conversion of the barn to an annex, extension and the replacement of the rear flat roof extension. The site is located in the parish of Yarnscombe on the southern edge of the main village. The building sits on a hill at approximately 190m AOD, seven miles south of Barnstaple. Sparks is a Grade II Listed house with late medieval...

Two Hedges Road, Woodmancote, Gloucestershire Trial Trench Evaluation (oxfordar1-291216)

Oxford Archaeology (OA) was commissioned by Cavendish Homes Limited (client) through SF Planning Limited (planning consultant) to undertake a trial trench evaluation ahead of planning submissions for a proposed residential development of a site off Two Hedges Road, Woodmancote, Gloucestershire. Sixteen trenches were excavated, some of which were positioned to investigate linear anomalies recorded by a geophysical magnetometer survey that preceded this evaluation. No significant archaeological remains were encountered in the evaluation. The trenches revealed...

Windsor Street Gasworks, Birmingham. Archaeological Watching Briefs

Between May and June 2008 Birmingham Archaeology undertook an archaeological watching brief on the remains of three gasholders at the former Windsor Street Gasworks, Aston, Birmingham (NGR SP080881 ) on behalf of National Grid Property Ltd, ahead of remediation development (Planning Application number C/04997/07/FUL). The site lies to the north east of the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal. A watching brief was carried out on the remains of three gas holder tanks, and the surrounding area.

Stourbridge Sand Caverns, West Midlands. Archaeological Survey

Birmingham Archaeology was commissioned in November 2008 by the Engineer's Department of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, to carry out an Archaeological Survey of a series of sandstone caverns located below St. Johns Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands (centred on NGR SO 90150 84545). The caverns were due to be backfilled following a condition assessment of early 2008, which raised serious concerns regarding the long term stability of the complex. The survey has allowed for a detailed...

Duckpool Archaeological Excavation 2017, Morwenstow, Cornwall (OASIS ID: cornwall2-287530)

Sean Taylor
In January 2107 Cornwall Archaeological Unit carried out an investigation of a Romano-British industrial site at Duckpool, Morwenstow (NGR SS 2010 11634) on behalf of the National Trust. The excavation was undertaken because the site has been identified as being in danger of being lost through coastal erosion.

A Roman Coin Hoard at Gatcombe Ash, Seaton, Devon

AC archaeology undertook the excavation of a Late Roman coin hoard at Gatcombe Ash, near Seaton in Devon during November 2013. The hoard had been located by a metal detectorist and comprised copper alloy coins deposited within an irregular pit, cut into the underlying clay with flint geology. Fragments of highly degraded organic material preserved below the coins and a number of corroded ferrous fragments indicated that the hoard had possibly been held in a...

Mount Pleasant Junior School, Southampton. Archaeological Watching Brief. (SOU1744) (OASIS ID: wessexar1-292403)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by CDM Contractors Ltd to carry out an archaeological watching brief on works to be undertaken at Mount Pleasant Junior School, Southampton, SO14 0WZ (centred on National Grid Reference 442705 113030). The watching brief was carried out on the 31st January 2017. No significant archaeological features or deposits were encountered. Excavations for footings were dug to a depth of 0.95m. The deposits excavated consisted entirely of modern made ground (Figure 1,...

Station Approach, Winchester, Hampshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-310639)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in August and September 2015 at Station Approach, Winchester. Six trenches were excavated. The Evaluation was able to identify the Oram's Arbour enclosure ditch, which had been projected to run across the southern part of the site along with possible remnants of the associated bank. Other archaeological features identified comprised of two Saxo-Norman/medieval pits, at least two further medieval ditches/cut features and several undated features. Animal bone...

Century House, 30-31 Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire. Historical Building Recording and Archaeological Monitoring Investigation. (OASIS ID: cotswold2-280801)

Cotswold Archaeology was commissioned to carry out a programme of Historical Building Recording and an Archaeological Monitoring Investigation at Century House, 30-31 Jewry Street, Winchester. A written, photographic and drawn record was undertaken of the1926 constructed Grade II Listed building to English Heritage's Level 2. Monitoring of groundworks for the construction of a rear extension was undertaken, but no archaeological features or deposits were identified and the final dig level still lay within post-medieval garden...

Archdale 73 Club Ltd, Windermere Drive, Worcester, Worcestershire. Archaeological Field Evaluation. (OASIS ID: borderar1-283909)

Border Archaeology was instructed by Donna Commock Acquisitions Manager Lidl UK GmbH to undertake a programme of archaeological field evaluation at the Archdale 73 Club Windermere Drive Blackpole Worcester. The work was carried out in respect of a proposed development comprising demolition of the existing clubhouse and construction of new food store with associated car parking. A new access from Blackpole Road, the construction of a replacement clubhouse, with associated car-parking, and laying-out of a...

Blakeshall Farm, Blakeshall, Wolverley, Kidderminster. Historic Building Recording. (OASIS ID: borderar1-219108)

The results of this programme of historic building recording, supplemented by documentary research, on the complex of outbuildings at Blakeshall Farm Wolverley revealed evidence of three broad phases of construction and rebuilding ranging in date from c.1840-50 up to the mid-20th century.

Denisova 11 human bone fragment

Fiona Brock & Thomas Higham
Denisova 11 is a human bone that was found in 2014 amongst a fragmented bone assemblage from the eponymous site in the Russian Altai region. A team from the PalaeoChron project, funded by the ERC and based in Oxford University, used a technique called Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry (ZooMS) with colleagues at the University of Manchester and screened ~2400 bones to search for bone with hominin peptide markers. The work is described in Brown et...

Barn at Church Farm, Besford, Worcestershire. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: cotswold2-292825)

In April 2015 Cotswold Archaeology was commissioned by Mrs J. Cadbury to carry out a programme of Historic Building Recording of the barn at Church Farm, Besford, in mitigation of proposals to refurbish the building and convert into a studio. The barn is Listed Grade II and is ancillary to a Grade II listed farmhouse and an associated crinkle-crankle garden wall. A record to Historic England's Level 2 was required. Sketches by the architect of...

102 Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Archaeological Strip, Map and Sample (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-250887)

In October 2016 KDK Archaeology Ltd undertook a Strip, Map and Sample Excavation at 102 Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire as a condition of planning permission for the development of the site. Although the development area lies immediately adjacent to a Scheduled Romano-British temple complex (Scheduled Monument Ref. 1015490) no archaeological features of significance were observed during this exercise.

9 Cross Oak Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. Archaeological observation and recording (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-283655)

In July 2017 a programme of Observation and Recording was undertaken at 9 Cross Oak Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire as a planning condition for the development of the site. The condition was imposed as the site lies near to the medieval core of Berkhamsted and is surrounded by a number of heritage assets. Groundworks consisted of three foundation trenches and a small hole for a pillar; no archaeological features were discovered and all deposits were of...

21 Hedgeside, Potten End, Hertfordshire. Archaeological observation, investigation and recording (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-211679)

A programme of archaeological Observation, Investigation and Recording of 21 Hedgeside, Potten End, Hertfordshire was undertaken in August 2015 as a condition of planning permission for the development of the site. The footings and a new soakaway were excavated to the desired depth under archaeological supervision. However, no features or artefacts of archaeological interest were revealed despite the proximity of the site to Grim's Ditch, a prehistoric boundary, and a possible medieval kiln.

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