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Station Road to Church Lane, ARC SCL 97

Oxford Archaeology (South)
The Oxford Archaeological Unit was commissioned by Union Railways Ltd to conduct a field evaluation of 17.4ha of land between the M2 motorway and the Ashford-Folkstone railway, near Sellindge in Kent. The work formed part of a wider scheme of archaeological investigations along the route of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. The site is located on the northern edge of the alluvial floodplain of the East Stour river and included areas of colluvial and alluvial...

NERC Ancient Biomolecules Initiative

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
The Ancient Biomolecules Initiative is a Natural Environment Research Council programme exploring the biomolecular record of past life which is entombed in archaeological and geological deposits. The findings have applications in archaeology, anthropology, forensic science, research into the past climates and oil exploration. This resource consists of a series of leaflets in PDF format which describe the key findings of the Ancient Biomolecules Initiative.

Defence Areas: a national study of Second World War anti-invasion landscapes in England

William Foot & Council For British Archaeology
The Defence Areas Project was carried out between April 2002 and June 2004. Its overall aim was to build on the results of the Defence of Britain Project (April 1995-March 2002) by examining in more detail anti-invasion defence works that form a coherent and legible grouping and survive well in landscapes largely unchanged from those of 1940/41. The purpose is to promote people's understanding and enjoyment of these defence landscapes, and to encourage them to...

Proposed Business School, Elvet Waterside, Durham: archaeological recording (OASIS ID: archaeol3-359681)

Archaeological Services Durham University
Photograhic survey of a 19th-century cottage and garden walls north of Old Elvet, Durham. This report presents the results of an archaeological recording project conducted in advance of proposed work at Elvet Waterside, Durham City. A photographic and drawn survey of Vennel Cottage and a number of garden walls has been carried out. The works were commissioned by Durham University Estates and Facilities Directorate and conducted by Archaeological Services Durham University. The present house probably...

Sheraton Hill Farm, Sheraton, Co Durham: archaeological building recording (archaeol3-350274)

Archaeological Research Services Ltd
Level 2 survey of a late-19th-century agricultural building. This is an E-plan structure with a large timber hay barn, an engine house and a granary. It was constucted for housing and feeding cattle and later used as stabling in an equestrian centre. This archive presents the results of an archaeological recording project conducted in advance of proposed alteration work at Sheraton Hill Farm, Sheraton, Co Durham. A Level 2 survey of the principal farm building...

Mount Pleasant Farm, Darlington: archaeological building recording (OASIS ID: archaeol3-349643)

Archaeological Services Durham University
Level 2 survey of an 18th-century farmstead. The house contains a few vestiges of an older through-passage building. This archive presents the results of an archaeological recording project conducted in advance of works at Mount Pleasant Farm, Darlington. A photographic and drawn survey of the house and adjoining farm buildings has been carried out. The works were commissioned by Gentoo Homes / Bussey & Armstrong Ltd and conducted by Archaeological Services Durham University. Map evidence...

17 South Bailey, Durham, Co Durham: archaeological building recording (archaeol3-303903)

Archaeological Services Durham University
Photographic survey of a 20th-century house

Mesolithic Research and Conservation Framework of England

Edward Blinkhorn & Nicky Milner
Developing the Mesolithic Research and Conservation Framework is an English Heritage funded project to update the archaeology community's priorities for future research into the period. In 1999 the first Palaeolithic and Mesolithic framework document was produced. Due to significant advances in Palaeolithic research, a new Research and Conservation Framework document was published in 2008 for the Palaeolithic alone, in which it was noted that Mesolithic archaeology had developed a distinct agenda and set of requirements....

Inland Navigation in England and Wales before 1348: GIS Database

Eljas Oksanen
A GIS database describing the extent of navigable rivers and canals in England and Wales from the eleventh century to the mid-fourteenth. The database consists of CSV point data files and ESRI polyline shapefiles that give the following information: a) navigable waterway courses, b) heads of navigation, c) place-name information related to waterway traffic.

The Hermitage, Malton Road, Stockton-on-Forest, York: Building Record

Kelly Hunter
The Building Record of a farmhouse at the Hermitage, Malton Road, Stockton-on-the Forest, York prior to demolition (City of York Planning Ref. 17/01016/FUL). The farmhouse was was originally a late nineteenth century agricultural building (open cartshed with three opening and a hayloft above). This building was converted for residential use as two cottages between 1930 and 1938. The conversion works were carried out to a high standard of architectural detailing and construction, with details suggestive...

Lodge Farm: Buildings Record (OASIS ID: stephenh1-360390)

Stephen Haigh
The historic outbuildings at Lodge Farm date from the 18th to the 20th century, and are all brick-built with pantile roofs. Three of them form an irregular courtyard arrangement intended to serve a mixed farming establishment, and have evolved to their present form over a number of centuries, while the fourth is set apart and includes an open-fronted cart-shed.

Lajodanssysl (ButterBase 1.3)

Andrew Reinhard
ButterBase 1.3, created by ButterForTheKing, one of the Galactic Hub's earliest settlers, was built post-Atlas Rises after the cataclysm wiped out his prior, Pathfinder-era base on a nearby planet in the same system, destroying his "Temple of the Sun". As a stopgap prior to moving to the new Galactic Hub, BFTK created a modest base on a lush world in his home system, ultimately leaving to join his community and leaving a farewell communication station...

Horner ("Tohoulvaldou"-Au�enposten)

Andrew Reinhard
"Tohoulvaldou"-Au�enposten is one of the rare player constructions that can be identified as a tomb. It is an astonishingly intricate construction hinting at the level of creativity No Man's Sky players could achieve. Six communication stations rest in a row, buried by the Atlas Rises update. The tomb itself was buried halfway by the cataclysm. Halfway through the exploration of the site, a system crash repositioned the tomb halfway across the planet, restoring it to...

5 Carlton Crescent, Southampton, SOU1730: Building Recording

R Sparkes & R J Hill
The project was a building survey of the property known as 5 Carlton Crescent, Southampton, following a planning permission condition reference 14/01795/LBC. The purpose of the survey was to undertake an assessment of the historic nature and character of the building that is presently used as commercial offices. This was undertaken by means of a visual assessment and analysis of the building to understand its means of construction as well as the way it has...

The Archaeology of East Kent Access Road (Phase 2)

Oxford Archaeology (South) & Oxford Wessex Archaeology
Oxford Wessex Archaeology (OWA) Joint Venture undertook archaeological investigations in advance of construction of the East Kent Access Road (Phase II), largely between November 2009 and September 2010. The initial two-month period was mostly taken up with preliminary surveys comprising field-walking, test pitting and metal detecting and limited evaluation trenching. Several small-scale excavations were carried out following the main phase of investigations and all fieldwork was completed by the end of May 2011. The main...

Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire. A Programme of Archaeological Work 2006

Birmingham Archaeology
A third season of archaeological work was carried out at Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire as part of a wider research project in collaboration with the British Museum and Tutbury Castle. The survey work included a resistivity survey of the outer bailey, GPR surveys of the middle and outer baileys and completion of the topographical survey of the castle hill and its earthworks. In addition, there were several excavation foci, Area 1 begin located to the west...

Scotland's First Settlers

Caroline Wickham-Jones & Karen Hardy
Scotland's First Settlers comprised a survey project to locate and examine sites relating to the earliest, Mesolithic, settlement of the Inner Sound, along the coastlands between Skye and the west coast of Scotland. Particular foci of interest included the existence and nature of midden sites, the use of rockshelters and caves, and the different types of lithic raw material in use. In addition, information relating to the human use of the area up to the...

Feeding Anglo-Saxon England (FeedSax): The Bioarchaeology of an Agricultural Revolution

Amy Bogaard, Mark McKerracher, Christopher Ramsey, Michael Charles, Emily Forster, Helena Hamerow, John Hodgson, Matilda Holmes, Samantha Neil, Elizabeth Stroud, Richard Thomas & Tanja Zerl
Between the 8th and 13th centuries, the population of England grew to unprecedented levels. This could not have happened without a major expansion of arable farming, a development that culminated in the emergence of open field agriculture. As well as feeding more mouths, the production of large cereal surpluses sustained the growth of towns and markets, and fuelled wealth inequality and the rise of lordship. Early medieval England thus witnessed a golden age of arable...

Isles of Scilly Designated Wrecks Interpretation

Kevin Camidge & CISMAS
This project concerns the five designated wreck sites situated in the Isles of Scilly: Tearing Ledge, HMS Association, Bartholomew Ledges, HMS Colossus and the Wheel Wreck. The first phase of the project collected high resolution multi-beam data for each of the five sites. The second phase entailed production of photographs and video from four of the sites (not including HMS Colossus). The final phase was the creation of web-based virtual site tours for the Tearing...

Ceramics and Society: Early Tana Tradition and the Swahili Coast

Stephanie Wynne-Jones & Jeffrey Fleisher
Locally-produced ceramics are the most ubiquitous find on archaeological sites in East Africa and their study offers the potential to develop a robust understanding of activity and interaction within and between sites. In particular, understandings of the Iron Age societies that developed on the East African coast and its hinterland have been transformed by exploration of a particular group of vessels known as Early Tana Tradition or Triangular-Incised Ware. During the late first millennium, c....

Phoenix Art Centre, Harelaw, County Durham: Archaeological Building Recording (OASIS ID: vindomor1-166991)

Tony Liddell
On the 18th of October 2012, a planning application was submitted by Derwentside Building to demolish part of the former National School at Harelaw, County Durham and convert the remaining building into a single dwelling and four semi-detached dwellings. In 2013, Derwentside Building sold the property to the current client, Anderson and Metcalf who continued with the development. The northern section of the building, originally built in 1846 as the Collierley National School is a...

Grave goods: objects and death in later prehistoric Britain

Anwen Cooper, Duncan Garrow, Catriona Gibson, Melanie Giles & Neil Wilkin
The Grave Goods project focused on material culture in graves and other formal mortuary contexts in Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age Britain, c. 4000 BC to AD 43. Britain is internationally renowned for the high quality and exquisite crafting of its later prehistoric grave goods. Objects from burials have long been central to how archaeologists have interpreted society at that time. Interred with both inhumations and cremations, they provide some of the most durable...

Land at 34-118 Round Hill Close, Townhill, Southampton. Archaeological Evaluation (SOU1759)

Southampton City Council Archaeology Unit
The Archaeology Unit of Southampton City Council carried out an evaluation of land at 34-118 Round Hill Close in June 2017 in advance of redevelopment. The site lay on the London Clay and the Portsmouth Sand. The site had been agricultural land for at least 100 years and all six trenches revealed a ploughsoil overlying the natural. A few burnt flints were recovered, indicative of prehistoric activity. A sherd of medieval pottery recovered from the...

Swinley Forest Strategic Water Main, Bracknell: Archaeological Observation (OASIS ID: borderar1-278874)

Border Archaeology
Border Archaeology Ltd. was instructed by South East Water to undertake a programme of archaeological observation during the course of engineering groundworks relating to the Swinley Forest Strategic Water Main Scheme Swinley Forest Bracknell. The scheme of works comprised two separate pipeline routes originating at Crowthorne Service Reservoir and covered a total distance of approximately 3.3km. For the purposes of the observation, these two constituent pipeline routes were recorded as Route 1 and Route 2....

Hova Rises (Bez-Harr Embassy)

Andrew Reinhard
The Bez-Harr Embassy is a civic building in the shape of an inverted glass pyramid created by player art-nik. Despite the fact that this is another example of a buried, glitched base that relocated and rebuilt itself between the first visit by Andrew Reinhard in 2017 and final visit post-Atlas Rises in 2018, the site is of extreme significance to the early history of the Galactic Hub player enclave. In 2017, KingJamesHova created the so-called...

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