315 Works

AS Rolling Mills, Cradely Heath, Sandwell, West Midlands. Historic Building Recording

In August 2007, Birmingham Archaeology carried out a programme of historic building recording and analysis on AS Rolling Mills, 75 Lower High Street, Cradley Heath (NGR SO 9400 8581) in advance of the redevelopment of the site. The buildings were recorded at a variety of levels from Level 1 to 3 dependent on their period and style. The site showed continued development from late 19th-century beginnings through to the late 20th century. The buildings surveyed...

Thorswood Nature Reserve, North Staffordshire. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and Survey

An archaeological desk-based assessment and survey were carried out by Birmingham Archaeology at the Thorswood Nature Reserve, near Stanton, North Staffordshire (centred on NGR SK 1140 4700). The assessment and survey were carried out to provide archaeological information about the study area prior to its utilisation as an educational resource. The work was carried out during September 2003 on behalf of the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. The assessment examined the available documentary and cartographic evidence, whilst...

Land adjacent to 47 Parkside, Coventry. Archaeological Evaluation

Birmingham Archaeology was commissioned by Provision UK Ltd to undertake an archaeological evaluation in advance of a proposed development at land adjacent to 47 Parkside, Coventry (NGR SP 3381 7855). The evaluation took place in February 2010 and involved the excavation of four trial-trenches. Two trial-trenches were located at the northern part of the site and both revealed extensive medieval and early post-medieval archaeological remains. Sandstone foundations, layers and pits were uncovered and the pottery...

Land at Spicers, Mill Lane, Sawston, Cambridgeshire. Archaeological Excavation

Birmingham Archaeology was commissioned by RPS Planning and Development, acting on behalf of Spicers Limited, to undertake an archaeological excavation in advance of the construction of a warehouse and ancillary offices at Spicers, Mill Lane, Sawston, Cambridgeshire (NGR TL 4712 4984; Planning Reference: S/0750/01/F). The development site is on a slight spur of land comprising gleyic brown calcareous earths with deep fine loams over chalk drift and chalk falling from about 19m AOD in the...

All Saints' Church, All Saints' Road, Shildon. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: northern1-303069)

An archaeological building survey for 19th century church in New Shildon, Shildon. A building recording report was produced. This work was undertaken as a condition of listed building consent for the conversion of the church to a domestic property.

Chevithorne Barton, Tiverton, Devon: Historic Building Watching Brief (OASIS ID: cotswold2-309274)

In 2016 Cotswold Archaeology was commissioned by Morgan Evans LLP on behalf of Mr and Mrs Heathcote Amory, to carry out a watching brief on demolition works in the Jacobean house of Chevithorne Barton, nr Tiverton, Devon and to provide a record of any features revealed. This was to fulfil conditions applied by Exeter City Council to Listed Building Consent and Planning Permission granted in 2016 for works of demolition, rebuilding and refurbishment on the...

Land South of Southwick Road, Wickham, Fareham, Hampshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-310624)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology In September 2014 on land South of Southwick Road, Wickham, Hampshire. Eleven trenches were located to examine a series of geophysical anomalies which had been previously identified. Settlement evidence in the form of a series of Romano-British enclosure ditches, pits and industrial workings were identified.

Birch Green, Joseph Rochford Gardens, The Old Coach Road, Hertingfordbury, East Hertfordshire (OASIS ID: heritage1-180096)

The Heritage Network
In order to characterize the archaeological potential of a new development on land at Joseph Rochford Gardens, Old Coach Road, Birch Green, Herts, the Heritage Network was commissioned by Joseph Rochford Gardens Ltd to undertake archaeological monitoring of the planned groundworks.The site lies within Area of Archaeological Significance No. 228, which includes a series of cropmarks, a trackway and probable field boundaries. The groundworks consisted of a series of machine excavated augured holes evenly spaced...

Former Car Clinic, Back of the Walls, Southampton (SOU1247 and SOU1282)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by PMC Construction & Development Limited to undertake an archaeological excavation at the former Car Clinic premises, Back of the Walls, Southampton, centred on NGR 442315 111195. Subsequent to an archaeological evaluation undertaken in April and May 2003 (SOU1247), also by Wessex Archaeology, Southampton City Council recommended that another archaeological excavation (SOU 1282) be undertaken to consolidate and expand upon the results of the evaluation. Remains of Saxo-Norman date have been...

Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Southampton. Archaeological Evaluation. (SOU1248)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by Alan Leather Associates, acting on behalf of the owners of the Dolphin Hotel, High Street, Southampton, to undertake an archaeological evaluation. The owners have applied for outline planning permission (Southampton City Council heritage Conservation no. 593) to develop the car park of the Dolphin Hotel. The proposed development of the 'Back of the Walls' frontage (Currently used as a car park) with the focus of the development at he eastern...

Westclyst Community Primary School, Westclyst, Devon

An archaeological watching brief was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology during groundworks associated with the development of sports pitches at the proposed site of Westclyst Community Primary School, Devon. The watching brief recorded one large ditch in the centre of the site, as well as a number of smaller ditch segments and pits. Dating evidence was scarce, but indicated that two of the pits were prehistoric in origin and that two of the ditches (including the...

Castle Bungalow, Purlieu Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Archaeological Evaluation and Watching Brief (OASIS ID: cotswold2-287821)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in January 2017 and an associated watching brief in December 2016, at the site of Castle Bungalow, 2 Purlieu Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1PQ. Seven trenches were excavated. Despite the archaeological potential of the application area, the watching brief and evaluation identified no archaeological remains within the site, with the exception of a later post-medieval to modern earthen bank and landscaping works associated with the former Castle...

1 Park View, Woodchester, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: urbanarc1-291078)

Urban Archaeology
In May 2017 Urban Archaeology undertook an archaeological watching brief during groundworks associated with the construction of an extension at 1 Park View, Woodchester, Gloucestershire. The watching brief comprised the monitoring of the reduction of the footprint of the extension, the excavation of foundation trenches to the north and east, and the excavation of underpinning pits around three sides of the existing extension. The excavation of a new soakaway and drainage run was also monitored....

Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: urbanarc1-264059)

Urban Archaeology
Archaeological evaluation at Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. Nine test pits were excavated to inform a proposed reordering of the interior of the church. The interior of the nave and aisles was shown to have been largely truncated during the 1840s when the nave and aisles were rebuilt by Teulon. No trace of the original external walls of the aisles were located, nor of any internal definite pre-Victorian stratigraphy within the nave and aisles. A...

St Bartholomew Church, Lower Cam, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: urbanarc1-312260)

Urban Archaeology
On 2-3rd August and 19-20th October 2017 Urban Archaeology carried out an archaeological watching brief on behalf of the Parochial Church Council of Lower Cam, at the church of St Bartholomew, Lower Cam, Gloucestershire, during the excavation of a service trench and the relaying of a stone slab path. The watching brief identified disturbed ground close to the south wall of the church, and extending up to the edge of the path. This is probably...

Woodland Futures. Assessing Impacts of Forestry Strategies on the Historic Environment

Caron Newman
The Government has made a commitment to increase the area of forestry coverage in England from its present level of 10%, to 12% by 2060. The Forestry and Woodland Futures project examined how the historic environment will be affected by woodland expansion, and where the historic environment could offer opportunities to inform and benefit planting schemes. In particular, the project looked at how the historic environment can contribute to the benefits of woodland expansion to...

Blackwell Grange Solar Farm (OASIS ID: cotswold2-282591)

The evaluation confirmed the results of a geophysical survey, which had identified the extensive remains of an Iron Age or Roman farmstead, with occupation concentrated in the central part of the site. The evaluation demonstrated that the settlement was probably established in the Middle Iron Age at the eastern edge of the site, with the focus of occupation shifting c. 300m to the west and becoming more concentrated in the later Iron Age. There was...

Southmoor, Springhill, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-287344)

Between 13th and 21st February 2017, Oxford Archaeology undertook an archaeological evaluation comprising 23 trenches on the site of a proposed residential development near Springhill, Southmoor, Oxfordshire (NGR SU 3897 9795). Archaeological features were present in 13 of the 23 trenches, representing at least three phases of activity on the site. The earliest phase dated to the Mesolithic and early Neolithic period and was indicated by a small assemblage of worked flints recovered from across...

White Hart Hotel, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-283600)

The evaluation identified two features possibly representing walls which have been robbed of stone. One of these corresponds closely with the conjectured alignment of the northern defences of the Roman small town. A small number of postholes, a pit and a ditch were revealed, broadly dating to the post-medieval period, although two produced Roman pottery which was almost certainly residual. These appear to represent light-weight structures, possibly associated with horticultural activity within the back garden...

Totnes Castle, Devon. Programme of archaeological work (OASIS ID: cotswold2-283123)

In November 2016, Cotswold Archaeology (CA) carried out a programme of archaeological work in advance of the rebuilding of a collapsed section of boundary wall at Totnes Castle, Devon. The works comprised the archaeological hand excavation of a new foundation trench for the section of wall to be rebuilt. This trench lay at the western limit of the castle grounds, at the boundary with the adjacent residential plots. The archaeological work recorded a substantial cut...

Prospect Farm, Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: borderar1-219105)

Border Archaeology Ltd (BA) was instructed by Raw Energy on behalf of Underblue Ltd to carry out a programme of Archaeological Field Evaluation with regard to a proposed solar farm development on land northeast of Prospect Farm Highway Drayton Parslow Buckinghamshire. Current land use is as pastoral farmland, although the field has been ploughed in modern times. Probable medieval ridge-and-furrow cultivation features were encountered in all of the trenching and these features are also shown...

Archaeological Investigations Project (AIP)

Timothy Darvill, Bronwen Russell &
The Archaeological Investigations Project (AIP), funded by English Heritage and Historic England, systematically collected information about the nature and outcomes of more than 80,000 archaeological projects undertaken in England between 1990 and 2010, the currency of Planning Policy Guidance Note 16: Archaeology and Planning (generally known as PPG16) that was published in November 1990. The AIP aimed to document as many archaeological investigations as possible, many of which would otherwise have remained invisible to the...

26 Ayot Green, Ayot St. Peter, Hertfordshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: heritage1-189856)

The Heritage Network
This report has been prepared at the request of the owners, to complete a scheme of archaeological work carried out as part of a programme of development at 26 Ayot Green, Ayot St Peter, Herts, AL6 9AB. The groundworks consisted of machine excavated footings trenches, on the eastern side of the house and a service trench to the north-west of the house. The footings trenches were excavated using a 3600 tracked mini-digger; the service trench...

Longfield Place, Plymouth, Devon. Archaeological Evaluation and Mitigation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-317899)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in April-July 2014 at Longfield Place, Plymouth, Devon. Nine trenches were excavated, uncovering elements of the former Greenbank Prison, which was constructed on the site in 1849. The evaluation revealed the disturbed remnants of a number of basement cells within the former south-western wing of the prison, part of a panopticon that formed part of the exercise yard and a section of the original prison boundary wall....

Land off Chilton Road, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-317182)

The evaluation was preceded by a desk-based assessment and geophysical survey of the site, the latter detecting three concentric curvilinear anomalies in the northern corner that were interpreted as the remains of an Iron Age hillfort. Previously, the presence of the hillfort had been tentatively suggested by cropmarks c. 350m to the north-east of the site, which had led to the site being included within an Archaeological Notification Area. The evaluation confirmed the presence of...

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