315 Works

Kestrel, Golf Club Road, Ashridge. Archaeological Strip, Map and Sample and Watching Brief (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-218441)

Between April and October 2016 KDK Archaeology Ltd undertook a programme of Strip, Map and Sample excavation at Kestrel, Golf Club Road, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire in advance of the development of a new detached dwelling. This project was undertaken as the site is within the bounds of Area of Archaeological Significance No. 28. This exercise did not uncover any finds or features of archaeological significance and the area appears to have been truncated through previous...

The Forth Naturalist and Historian Journal

The Journal was launched in 1975 after the 1974 British Association Meeting at Stirling in order to provide a medium for papers and information relevant to naturalist and historical interests of the Forth / mid Scotland area - i.e. that encompassed by the Stirling, Falkirk, and Clackmannanshire authorities. It complements and succeeds the Transactions of the Stirling Field and Archaeological Society published from 1878 to 1939.

Land at Rogers Lane, Ettington, Warwickshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-287293)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in October and November 2013 at Land at Rogers Lane, Ettington, Warwickshire. Ten trenches were excavated. A number of ditches and pits containing Iron Age pottery and a small amount of animal bone were identified along the southern edge of the site, along with a number of undated but probably associated features.

Cruck database

This database was originally created (as 80 column cards) by N W Alcock as a Vernacular Architecture Group project, with the collaboration of many members of the group. It was used to generate the published catalogues of cruck buildings in Cruck Construction: an Introduction and Catalogue CBA Research Report 42 (1981) and its predecessor, A Catalogue of Cruck Buildings (Phillimore for Vernacular Architecture Group, 1973). Additional entries and revisions have been incorporated up to November...

Carswell Golf Course, Buckland, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-312687)

On 23rd October 2017 Oxford Archaeology (OA) carried out an evaluation on behalf of Carswell Golf Course on the site of a proposed motorcycle assembly shop and showroom. The site lies within the hamlet of Carswell, approximately 1.7km south-west of Buckland village (NGR: SU 32822 97302). The site is bounded to the north by the A420 which links Oxford and Swindon, and to the east, south and west by agricultural land. The works comprised the...

Windy Hill Quarry, Marwood, Teesdale, Durham. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: northern1-280817)

Evaluation for quarry extension

Wilstone Farm Shop, Tring Rural, Dacorum. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-234605)

Archaeological evaluation at Wilstone Farm Shop Lower Icknield Way, Wilstone Green, Hertfordshire, in advance of the restructuring and expansion of the farm shop site. The evaluation revealed a series of features which relates to the earlier farm buildings including brick wall foundations and possible interior surfaces of a barn. Dateable material uncovered from this evaluation would suggest post medieval dates for the majority of the site with some later modern additions such as a service...

3-6 Ditchmore Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Programme of Archaeological Investigation (OASIS ID: heritage1-149311)

The Heritage Network
As the result of a condition on the planning consent for the refurbishment of numbers 3 and 4 Ditchmore Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, to create residential accommodation, the refurbishment of number 5 to create staff accommodation and training facilities, the refurbishment and extension of number 6 to provide hostel accommodation, and the erection of five single storey dwellings in the existing gardens, the Heritage Network was commissioned by the owners to undertake a programme of archaeological...

The innovation and development of pottery in East Asia

Oliver Craig, Alexandre Lucquin, Shinya Shoda & Harry K. Robson
Pottery was a fundamentally important prehistoric innovation and had revolutionary implications for human diet, health and demography. The emergence of pottery is therefore one of the most important problems in World Archaeology. In the past, scholars have tended to link its invention to the rise of farming economies and settled village life. With new data from across Eurasia and Africa, these explanations are now undergoing fundamental revision. It is increasingly clear that the oldest pottery...

St. Mary's Church, Church Street, Ware, Hertfordshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: heritage1-101156)

The Heritage Network
In response to the requirements of planning permission and a diocesan faculty, the Heritage Network was commissioned by the Michael Dales Partnership Ltd., acting on behalf of the Parochial Church Council of St. Mary's, Ware, to implement a scheme of archaeological monitoring during the construction of an extension to Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Church Street, Ware, Hertfordshire. It was considered that the present investigation had the potential to contribute to an understanding of...

Land to the south of Stanegate Cottages, Newbrough, Northumberland. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: cfaarcha1-298486)

An archaeological strip and map was undertaken by CFA Archaeology Ltd at Stanegate Cottages, Newbrough during August 2017. The excavation revealed a pit which contained the remains of two AOC Beakers, three flint knives, a hollowed pebble and a single jet-like bead. This was probably the plough damaged remains of what was a much deeper pit. The artefact assemblage is typical of a Beaker funerary context and it is assumed that the pit is a...

Eureka Lodge, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: crestwoo2-315784)

Crestwood Environmental Ltd. has been appointed by Mallard Homes to undertake a Historic Photographic Survey of Eureka Lodge, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Although the building is of local importance, both from its architectural presence and its connections with the Wragg family who founded the Wragg Pipe-works in Swadlincote during the late 19th century, the building was not deemed to meet the criteria required for Listing. Health and Safety considerations restricted the survey to the exterior of the...

The Sun Inn, 45 High Street, Chobham, Surrey. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: heritage1-180067)

The Heritage Network
In response to a planning condition on the construction of an extension south of the existing building at the Sun Inn, 45 High Street, Chobham, Surrey, the Heritage Network was commissioned to undertake a programme of archaeological monitoring of the groundworks. The monitoring the groundworks for the new garage revealed a layer of mixed made ground, indicative of demolition material, beneath a modern car park surface. Numerous late post medieval/ modern services were observed crossing...

Church of St. Thomas a Becket, Northaw, Hertfordshire. Watching Brief. (OASIS ID: heritage1-280166)

The Heritage Network
The Heritage Network was commissioned by Northaw and Cuffley PCC, to undertake an archaeological watching brief on the works to investigate the causes of cracks in the fabric at the west end of the present Church of St Thomas à Becket, Northaw, Herts. A Heritage Statement (Ashworth 2016) and a ground penetrating radar survey (Udyrysz 2016) indicated that foundations to the two earlier structures on the site are likely to have survived within and around...


Nigel Nayling, Ana Crespo Solana, Miguel San Claudio & Garry Momber
ForSEAdiscovery is a European funded (Grant agreement no.: 607545) project that combines dendrochronology, archaeology, and history in a multi-disciplinary approach to understand timber supplies for the construction of early modern vessels in the Iberian Peninsula. The overarching objective for the ForSEAdiscovery project is to consolidate a research line combining history, maritime archaeology, geographical information systems (GIS), dendrochronology, wood anatomy, and geo/dendro chemistry. The project aims to train and improve the proficiency of the Initial Training...

Monument House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: urbanarc1-301647)

Urban Archaeology
In February and March 2018 Urban Archaeology undertook an archaeological watching brief during the renovation of Monument House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire and during groundworks associated with the construction of a new extension. Archaeological deposits on the site were complex, and deep. Natural ground was not reached, and the earliest deposit was an alluvial-type silt layer. Observations were made of the north side of the 12-13th century St Mary's Gate; the stone foundations of a cellared building...

St John the Apostle, Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: urbanarc1-291077)

Urban Archaeology
On the 8th and 9th August 2017 Urban Archaeology carried out a watching brief at St John the Apostle, Sheepscombe during the construction of two new French Drains and soakaways within the churchyard to the north of the church. Archaeological recording shows that the site was terraced to create a horizontal platform for the construction of the church, which was built with only limited foundations on the exposed natural ground. The observed walls date from...

47A Bevois Valley Road, Southampton (SOU1653). Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: thamesva1-182552)

A watching brief was carried out on footings for a new building. A single post-medieval pit was observed. Natural deposits were observed at the southern end of the site but not to the north.

Culmstock Road, Hemyock, Devon (OASIS ID: acarchae2-134908)

An archaeological excavation was undertaken by AC archaeology to the south of Culmstock Road, Hemyock. An area of 40 m by 15 m was stripped of topsoil revealing the remains of slagpit furnaces, pits and gullies which were sealed beneath a deposit of slag and fuel waste derived from iron smelting activity. Two radiocarbon dates indicate a probable late 8th century date for this activity.

Eversley, London Road, Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire (OASIS ID: heritage1-197829)

The Heritage Network
In order to investigate the archaeological potential of a proposed new residential development located on land at Eversley, London Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, the Heritage Network was commissioned by the owners to undertake a programme of targeted trial trenching. One trial trench was excavated across the footprints of the proposed new dwellings. This revealed no archaeological features. No other features, deposits or finds were encountered on the site. On the basis of the results of the...

Land at Reading Road and Wallingford Road, Wallingford, Oxfordshire (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-305636)

During October 2017 Oxford Archaeology undertook a trial trench evaluation at Reading Road and Wallingford Road, Wallingford. The evaluation was undertaken in advance of the construction of a new retirement home. The evaluation revealed two ditches, which were undated. Trench 1 contained a shallow-sided north-east to south-west orientated ditch and Trench 5 contained a substantial north to south-orientated ditch. No finds or archaeologically rich fills were identified. Eventhough the ditches were undated, they may potentially...

No. 9 New Street, Worcester. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: borderar1-254986)

Border Archaeology was instructed by Julian Alder of PLJ Ltd on behalf of Crystalight Ltd to carry out a programme of archaeological recording with respect to the conversion to residential use of a mid-18th -century range to the rear of No. 9 New Street Worcester. The building served as an Oddfellows Hall from 1923 and was subject to a programme of rebuilding, alteration and extension in 1928-9. It is later shown as a 'Club' on...

Origins of agriculture: archaeobotanical database

Michael Wallace, Alexandra Livarda, Michael Charles & Glynis Jones
Scope This database compiles, from published sources, the sample records of archaeobotanical (plant) remains from archaeological sites located in southwest Asia, central Anatolia and Cyprus dated to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic or earlier. Research The database contributes directly to the following publication, and users are referred to that article for further information on the development and intended use of the database: Wallace, M., Jones, G., Charles, M., Forster, E., Stillman, E., Bonhomme, V., Livarda, A., Osborne,...

Southampton Northern Above Bar Arts Complex, Southampton (SOU1665). Archaeological Watching Brief

Southampton City Council Archaeology Unit carried out a watching brief on groundworks for the installation of district heating and cooling pipes to the new Southampton Arts Complex. The aims of the investigation were principally to determine the presence or absence of human use of the area, and the date, type, state of preservation, and extent of that use; to recover associated objects; and to record such evidence as does survive. In addition, the nature, dimensions,...

Peel Street, Northam, Southampton (SOU1691). Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: wessexar1-268667)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by Polystar Plastics Ltd to undertake an archaeological watching brief during the initial groundworks associated with the proposed redevelopment of land off Peel Street, Northam, Southampton, centred on National Grid Reference (NGR) 443050 112300. The fieldwork was undertaken between Friday 10th and Tuesday 14th July, and Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th October 2015. The watching brief comprised the monitoring of 100 drilled pile holes across the central northern part of the...

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  • 2018

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