1,108,050 Works

The Sword in Early Medieval Northern Europe: Experience, Identity, Representation

Sue Brunning
These three databases accompany the book 'The Sword in Early Medieval Northern Europe: Experience, Identity, Representation (Boydell and Brewer, 2019). It explores perceptions of swords in Anglo-Saxon England and Scandinavia during the early medieval period using a multidisciplinary approach, encompassing artistic, archaeological and literary sources. Analysis of the three datasets, one for each source, formed the basis for individual chapters. The final chapter combines the results of these analyses to offer broader conclusions about the...

Marston House Farm, Marston Mongomery, Derbyshire: Building Survey (OASIS ID: cfaarcha1-345763)

CFA Archaeology ltd has been commissioned on behalf of Lanpro Services and their clients Marston Fields Limited, to survey what remains of two 19th-century outbuildings at Marston House Farm Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire. The results of the survey would inform possible further work to shed light on buildings which appear on a tithe map from 1838. Unfortunately, one of the outbuildings had been demolished (building b) as part of the present development. The other outbuilding, in...

Bennetston Hall, Dove Holes, Derbyshire Building Survey (OASIS ID: jwconser1-328745)

To carry out a primarily Level 2 photographic, written and drawn survey of the impacted structures at Bennetston Hall, with supplemental elements of a Level 3 survey. To identify and record the surviving historic features of the buildings to be impacted during the conversion project, prepare a developmental history of the site through a written description and to produce an ordered project archive.

Sidmouth Church of St Giles and St Nicholas, Sidmouth, Devon. Results of an Archaeological Monitoring & Recording. (OASIS ID: southwes1-204395)

This report presents the results of an archaeological monitoring and recording carried out by South West Archaeology Ltd. (SWARCH) at the Church of St Giles and St Nicholas, Sidmouth, Devon during ground works associated with an extension for welfare purposes on the north side of the tower and improved and associated drainage. A substantial amount of ground disturbance had occurred through the 19th and 20th centuries. Similarities of foundations in the north aisle to earlier...

The Fortifications of Hull between 1321 and 1864

Dave Evans &
This project examined all of the historical and archaeological evidence for the defences on the west bank of the River Hull, surrounding the Old Town. It brought together for the first time the results of at least 10 excavations and watching-briefs that had been carried out between 1964 and the early 1990s at various points around the Town Defences, along with a number of chance exposures of parts of the Town Wall, and integrated these...

Boundary Wall of Former Cinema Site, Sandgate: Archaeological Recording Report (OASIS ID: wardella2-327338 )

Wardell Armstrong Archaeology
Wardell Armstrong Archaeology was commissioned by Walsingham Planning to undertake an archaeological recording of the north-west boundary wall of the former cinema site, Sandgate, Berwick-upon-Tweed (NT 99853 52699) in advance of its demolition as part of the approved and ongoing redevelopment of the site. This report summarises the results of the site work and the accompanying archive, to be deposited in a suitable repository provides a permanent record of the structure prior to its demolition....

Sutton Town Centre Historic Area Assessment

Jack Hanson, Adam Partington, Olivia Morrill & Thomas Linington
A 'Level 3' Historic Area Assessment (HAA) undertaken in support of the Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone programme. The HAA provides an evidence base for the centre's historic environment and distinctive historic townscape. It can be used to: " Understand what defines the heritage significance of the town centre. " Identify the architectural and historic interest of the town centre's heritage assets. " Understand the distinctive historic character and appearance of the centre, and...

Tottenham Court Road (Crossrail TCG09)

The Tottenham Court Road archive includes data from both field evaluation and building recording. A group of non-Listed buildings located to the south of the Astoria Theatre were recorded in December 2009 prior to demolition. The earliest building was formally a 19th-century brick-built warehouse (constructed 1877-85 by R L Roumieu and A Aitchison, completed by R A Roumieu) belonging to the Crosse and Blackwell Company who produced pickles and sauces in a factory in Soho...

Plumstead Portal (Crossrail XSW11)

This archive describes the archaeological evaluation and watching brief work carried out at the Plumstead Portal site by the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA). The North Woolwich portal is located within the existing railway corridor of the former North London Line (NLL), between Factory Road and Albert Road, in the London Borough of Newham, National Grid Reference 542700 180000. All fieldwork was conducted between 11/04/12 and 09/06/14 and supervised by Portia Askew (MOLA Supervisor), Virgil...

Crossrail: Archaeological Investigations Conducted in Advance of Construction of the Elizabeth Line

The construction of Crossrail through the heart of London has resulted in one of the most extensive archaeological programmes ever undertaken in the UK. The project has given archaeologists an exceptional opportunity to record important parts of London's history. The Generic Written Scheme of Investigation (WSI) was prepared in consultation with English Heritage and relevant County and local authority archaeologists to ensure a consistent approach across the route and throughout the life of the project....

Woods Mill, Milltown, Glossop, Derbyshire. Archaeological Works (OASIS ID: centrefo4-336078)

Simon Hinchliffe, Ian Miller, Rachel Reader & Chris Wild
In July 2016, Salford Archaeology, within the Centre for Applied Archaeology at the University of Salford, was commissioned by Glossop Land Ltd to carry out programmes of archaeological works in advance of proposed developments within the Woods Mill complex, Glossop, Derbyshire. These works were required to further inform and support the planning application.

Cockpit Hill, Cullompton, Devon: Building Recording and Archaeological Observation (OASIS ID: acarchae2-271681)

Historic building recording and archaeological monitoring and recording was undertaken by AC archaeology during January 2017 and July 2018 at 8 Cockpit Hill, Cullompton, Devon (ST 0207 0704). The archaeological monitoring of groundworks recorded the remains of part of a 16th to 18th century stone structure with associated cobbled surface. A separate but contemporary probable stone-built garderobe pit and a 19th century rubbish pit were also exposed. The building remains correspond well with part of...

Archaeologia Aeliana - Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle

Archaeologia Aeliana is the journal of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is the oldest provincial antiquarian society in the country, founded in 1813. The Society has always had an interest in archaeology and antiquities generally. Its particular focus, however, from the beginning, has been the North East of England (the historic counties of Northumberland and Durham), centred on Newcastle upon Tyne. It has also always had a special interest in Hadrian's...

Land off Oldmixon Road, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset: Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: cotswold2-355325)

An evaluation was carried out on site in March and April 2018 by Cotswold Archaeology; 22 trenches were excavated. Five trenches contained archaeology mainly comprising ditches and pits of Roman date. A wall in trench 12 is likely to be Roman, having been sealed by a layer of alluvium containing Roman material. The remaining 17 trenches were devoid of archaeological features.

Land adjacent to Southampton Solent University, Southampton. Archaeological Watching Brief (SOU1664) (OASIS ID: wessexar1-251210)

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by Interserve, on behalf of Southampton Solent University, to undertake an archaeological watching brief during the initial groundworks associated with the redevelopment of land adjacent to Southampton Solent University, Southampton, Hampshire. The results has largely confirmed earlier test-pit observations made in 2012, which found a small number of ditches and boundary features and suggested that the former substantial town-house properties, which fronted on to East Park Terrace would have had a...

Hackwood Farm, Mickleover, Derbyshire: Evaluation (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-290111)

Oxford Archaeology was commissioned by CgMS Consulting on behalf of Miller Homes to undertake the evaluation of the land for development at Hackwood Farm, Mickleover, Derbyshire. This comprised the excavation of 20 evaluation trenches, each measuring 50m by 2m where possible. The scope and arrangement of the trenches was agreed between the client's consultant archaeologist, CgMs Consulting, and the Derby and Derbyshire Development Control Archaeologist (9/2014/0562). Activity was restricted to a small number of ditches...

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

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....

The Archaeology of East Kent Access Road (Phase 2)

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...

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.

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

Photographic survey of a 20th-century house

Hall Croft, Hawksworth, West Yorkshire. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: archerit1-358313)

This report presents the results of a historic building recording of Hall Croft, Hawksworth, West Yorkshire. The survey was carried out in order to record the historical features of the building prior to its redevelopment. Hall Croft consists of an L-shaped house situated in the village of Hawksworth. The oldest part of the building is the west range, which was first built as a three-bay timber-framed building, either as a barn, a house, or as...

Spring Lane, Radford Semele, Warwickshire. Archaeological Excavation (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-293632)

Oxford Archaeology undertook an archaeological excavation on the site of a proposed residential development at Spring Lane, Radford Semele, Warwickshire for Prospect Archaeology Ltd on behalf of AC Lloyd. The work was undertaken as a condition of Planning Permission (planning ref: APP/T3725/A/14/2221858). The excavation uncovered part of a ditched boundary aligned N-S, with a return on the east side and an entrance, confirming the results of a previous geophysical survey. The features are likely to...

Staircase 8 Test Pits, Oriel College, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Archaeological Watching Brief (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-359076)

In March 2018, Oxford Archaeology carried out an archaeological watching brief during the excavation of two small test pits within the existing cellar below Staircase 8 at Oriel College, Oxford. The work followed on from earlier test pitting and trenching carried out in 2015 and a borehole transect across Second Quad which was undertaken in 2017. During the 2015 works, possible Oxford Clay was encountered at the base of the stratigraphic sequence, with the lack...

The Old Rectory, Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire. Building Survey (OASIS ID: oxfordar1-355512)

The Old Rectory is a Grade II listed building and of considerable built-heritage significance. The residence of the incumbent since construction, by the time of listing in 1951 it had passed into private hands. The current house was constructed in the 17th century, extending an earlier building. A truss comprising cusped principal rafters and a cranked tie-beam in the roof structure suggests that the origin of this earlier building may lie in the early-14th century,...

Gymnasium at Burton Stone Lane Community Centre, Evelyn Crescent, Clifton, York

Kelly Hunter
The Building Record was on the gymnasium building constructed in c. 1937-1942, formerly part of Burton Stone Secondary Modern School of Girls (also known as Water Lane High School for Girls) and was converted into a community centre in 1980's. The gymnasium was a one storey structure constructed in red-brick and concrete with a flat roof, sun deck and chimney in Art Moderne style. Site Code: MAP 5.34.2018 National Grid Ref. SE 59783 53514 City...

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  • Imperial College London
  • Bank of Canada
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
  • //ror.org/02gfys938:University of Manitoba
  • University of California, Davis
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • French National Centre for Scientific Research