315 Works

St James' by the Park, Shirley, Southampton. Archaeological Evaluation (SOU1726) (OASIS ID: wessexar1-300669)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by HPS on behalf of the Diocese of Winchester to carry out an archaeological single test pit evaluation at St James' by the Park, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 5LZ, centred on NGR 440290 114291. The archaeological test pit evaluation was designed to inform the proposals for an extension to the current church building to provide additional teaching and office space by identifying the uppermost depth at which burials were present. The test...

225 King Georges Avenue, Southampton. Archaeological Watching Brief (SOU1753) (OASIS ID: wessexar1-284916)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by E and H Property Investment to conduct an archaeological watching brief as part of development on land at 225 King Georges Avenue, Southampton The development consisted of the erection of a 2-storey side extension to the building following the demolition of an existing garage and works. The archaeological watching brief monitored the excavation of foundation trenches for the new extension The stratigraphic sequence observed consisted of natural underlying geology viewed...

Land at Pitt Vale, Winchester, Hampshire. Archaeological Evaluation. (OASIS ID: cotswold2-228913)

An archaeological evaluation comprising the excavation of 61 trial trenches was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in November 2014 at Pitt Vale, Winchester, Hampshire on land proposed for residential development. The evaluation has been able to identify a small concentration of archaeology in the form of ditches within the south-western part of the site. It is unclear to what these features may relate, but the ditches would appear to be aligned to one another and may...

Lovedean Substation, Lovedean, Hampshire. Archaeological Post-excavation Report. (OASIS ID: cotswold2-282044)

An archaeological strip, map and sample excavation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in April 2014 at Lovedean Substation, Lovedean, Hampshire. Two areas (Areas 1 and 2) were machine stripped, part of one of which (Area 2.1) was to be used for spoil storage. This was followed in July 2014 by a watching brief during the digging of a water-pipe trench, approximately 200m in length, located to the north of the archaeologically stripped areas. Excavation within...

Facing the Palace: Excavations in front of the Roman Palace at Fishbourne

These digital resources provide supplementary information to that which is contained in the hard-copy publication Facing the Palace volume 141. This includes supplementary text, a captions list, a databases, main context phasing reports and a website.

Pilgrimage and England's Cathedrals, past and present

Patrick Gibbs & Geoff Arnott
'Pilgrimage and England's Cathedrals, past and present' was a three-year, interdisciplinary research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project, led by Dr Dee Dyas, Director of The Centre for the Study of Christianity & Culture, University of York, compared the medieval experience of pilgrimage to cathedrals with the modern experience of visitors to such places. The project brought together the expertise and perspectives of religion specialists, anthropologists and ethnographers to study...

Roughwood, Felden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-186324)

In August 2014 KDK Archaeology Ltd undertook an archaeological evaluation at Roughwood, Felden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Three trenches were excavated with a combined area of approximately 90 sq. m. which demonstrated that the site had been truncated, probably in the early 20th century, prior to the construction of the extant house. No archaeological cut features, deposits or artefacts were noted.

Finzel's Reach, Bristol

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The Finzel's Reach project was the largest combined archaeological, geoarchaeological and historic building investigation to have been completed within the historic core of the City of Bristol, and took place on the former Courage Brewery site on Counterslip. The archaeological excavations and targeted geoarchaeological sampling of the surviving buried remains were carried out by Oxford Archaeology; the recording of the extant historic buildings, prior to their selective demolition and renovation, was initially undertaken by Pre-Construct...

Hindlip Hall, The Drive, Hindlip, Worcester (OASIS ID: cotswold2-270753)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in April 2016 at Hindlip Hall, The Drive, Hindlip, Worcester. The fieldwork was undertaken to fulfil a planning condition attached to planning consent for a new operations and communications centre with car parking, other facilities and associated works and water attenuation pond. The evaluation comprised the excavation of seven trenches. Archaeological interest in the site derived from its close proximity to a high concentration of archaeological remains,...

Land off Cheltenham Road, Evesham, Worcestershire (OASIS ID: cotswold2-315944)

An archaeological evaluation and metal detector survey were undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in June 2012 on land off Cheltenham Road, Evesham, Worcestershire. Thirty-five trenches were excavated. A small number of archaeological features was identified across the site, comprising mainly pits and ditches. There was a single broad and deep ditch of Middle Iron Age date and a later pit with numerous fragments of animal bone. Further ditches, gullies and discrete features investigated were either natural...

Town Square Shopping Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Programme of Archaeological Investigation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-287820)

The archaeological investigation established that the site has undergone extensive ground reduction, with the original land surface having been almost entirely removed in preparation for the construction of the 1970s shopping centre. In situ topsoil and subsoil deposits were entirely absent and in some areas the sand and gravel substrate appears to have been truncated. The only remains of the original land surface were pockets of redeposited dark soil located in two areas of the...

Worcester College, Oxford: New Sub Main. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-308405)

Oxford Archaeology (OA) was commissioned by Carter Jonas LLP on behalf of the Provost and Fellows of Worcester College to undertake an archaeological watching brief on the site of the renewal of electrical sub main cables and ducting for data cables through Pump Quad and then around the Main Quad. The trenching revealed a series of layers dating from the 18th century overlain by modern material. Excavation through the large bank on the north side...

7 St Mary's Close, Redbourn, Hertfordshire. Programme of observation and recording (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-179474)

Short Description: In December 2013 KDK Archaeology Ltd began a programme of observation and recording of 7 St Mary's Close, Redbourn, Hertfordshire. Footings and drainage groundworks were monitored as part of the planning conditions set on the development. Strip footings, pads, a soakaway and drainage were excavated revealing that the site had been truncated, probably when the extant house was constructed. No archaeological cut features, deposits or artefacts were encountered.

Land at Woolwell, Plymouth, Devon. Geophysical Survey (OASIS ID: headland5-332535)

Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd undertook a geophysical (magnetometer) survey of a 148 hectare site at Woolwell, Plymouth as part of a baseline assessment of the heritage potential of the site. This information will help guide archaeological strategy in advance of a proposed residential development. The survey has successfully evaluated the site identifying one area of clear archaeological potential, a bivallate oval enclosure north-west of Hursley Business Park. Numerous anomalies are identified in the interior of...

2 Park Road, Hartwell, Northamptonshire. Archaeological Observation, Investigation and Recording (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-207471)

In July 2015 KDK Archaeology Ltd undertook a programme of Archaeological Observation, Investigation and Recording at 2 Park Road, Hartwell, Northamptonshire. Ten postholes were revealed within Area 2; no archaeology was observed in Area 1. Seven of the postholes still had surviving wooden posts. The postholes identified in this project were most likely from modern fences or animal enclosures related to the building currently occupying the property. However, as there were no finds in any...

St Edmunds, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASID ID: kdkarcha1-258222)

In October 2016 KDK Archaeology Ltd undertook an archaeological evaluation at the Former St Edmund's Hospital, Wellingborough Road, Northampton. The hospital formed part of the Northampton Union Workhouse which was developed in 1836/37. Five trenches were located within the footprint of the proposed development, or as close to it as was practicable, constituting approximately a 2.5% sample of the site. No archaeological features or finds were observed during this evaluation prior to the modern developments.

HE7238 - Stonehenge Southern World Heritage Site Survey -

A Historic England project to improve our understanding of the archaeological resource of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site south of the A303 road. Comprising aerial photographic analysis, analytical earthwork survey, geophysical survey, excavation and analysis, the project fieldwork ran between autumn 2015 and spring 2016. This archive covers the excavation element of the project. The excavations were at West Amesbury Farm, on the southern slopes of King Barrow Ridge in the eastern part of the...

Draycott Lane, Blockley, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-300103)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in November 2017 on land at Draycott Lane, Blockley, Gloucestershire. Four trenches were excavated. A number of ditches and pits were identified on the site, predominantly dating to the Iron Age and Roman periods and potentially representing an area of agricultural and settlement activity. These remains were heavily truncated by post-Roman ridge and furrow and modern activity.

Land at 14-16 Farm Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: kdkarcha1-216980)

During May-June 2016 KDK Archaeology Ltd undertook an archaeological evaluation of 14-16 Farm Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire prior to the construction of a new church. Five trenches were excavated across the site, which is currently wasteland, but yielded no evidence of archaeological activity. The site appears to have been truncated, particularly on the northern side, probably during the development of the adjacent shopping and leisure facilities.

47 High Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: heritage1-229382)

The Heritage Network
In response to a planning condition on the redevelopment of land at 47 High Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, SG9 9AD, the Heritage Network was commissioned to undertake a programme of archaeological investigation. Planning permission for the development (3/15/1853/FUL) was granted by East Herts. District Council (EHDC), subject to a standard archaeological condition issued under the provisions set out in the Department of Communities and Local Government's National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The present investigation included a...

19 Graveley Road, Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: heritage1-160084)

The Heritage Network
As the result of a condition on the planning permission for the erection of a garage and two story extensions to the front and rear of 19 Graveley Road, Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, the Heritage Network was commissioned to undertake a programme of archaeological monitoring on the development groundworks. Recording of the groundworks for the present development has revealed that the study area lies in undisturbed land, with considerable depths of topsoil above the natural clay....

Land adjacent to Ashton House, High Street, Ongar, Essex. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: heritage1-275538)

The Heritage Network
In order to characterise the archaeological potential of land adjacent to Ashton House, High Street, Ongar, Essex, the Heritage Network was commissioned by the developers to undertake an archaeological field evaluation. This work was a requirement of the planning consent granted by the local planning authority. An L-shaped trench was excavated across the footprint of the proposed building, revealing an earlier soil horizon below a considerable depth of overburden. Late post-medieval and modern features and...

Waterloo Farm, Matching Lane, White Roding, Essex. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: heritage1-189851)

The Heritage Network
As the result of an archaeological condition on planning consent for the conversion of a barn at Waterloo Farm, White Roding, the Heritage Network was commissioned to create a record of the building in advance of the works. Documentary evidence has shown that there has been a farmstead on this site since at least the late 16th century. Until the early 19th century this was called Gooses, but the name was probably changed around 1815....

24 Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire. Archaeological Excavation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-297911)

An archaeological excavation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in October 2017 on land at Rissington Road, Bourtonon- the-Water, Gloucestershire. Two residual worked flint flakes, only broadly datable to the prehistoric period, were recovered from the fill of a ditch identified in the south-western half of the stripped area. No features or deposits of definite prehistoric date were identified during the current works. Part of a curving ditch/gully, containing a single sherd of pottery of broad...

24-28 John Street, Southampton, Hampshire. Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-306265)

Hazel O'Neill
An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in February 2017 at 24-28 John Street, Southampton, Hampshire. Three trenches were excavated. A possible pit or ditch of Saxon date was identified in Trench 2. Environmental evidence indicates that this feature is likely to be Saxon in date and represents dispersed settlement activity within or near the site. No indication of any marsh land in the vicinity of the site was identified from the environmental evidence....

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