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Burdale: an Anglian settlement in the Yorkshire Wolds

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Investigation into night-hawk activity in Burdale dry valley revealed an Anglian assemblage of 8th-9th century date, consistent with a productive site. Aerial photography demonstrated the presence of Butterwick type irregular enclosures. Archaeological fieldwork was subsequently undertaken...

Hartshill, Berkshire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Between January and April 2003 Cotswold Archaeology (CA) carried out an archaeological excavation funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) at Hartshill Copse, Upper Bucklebury, West Berkshire (centred on NGR: SU 5310 6850). The excavation followed previous excavations condu...

Silbury Hill

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

English Heritage has been engaged in work at Silbury since May 2000 when a vertical shaft originally dug in 1776 re-opened up on the summit. After temporary stabilisation, a major investigative programme revealed further local problems associated with lateral tunnels dug at the base of the...

Archaeological Cropmark Landscapes of the Magnesian Limestone

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Archaeologists have, for the last 30 years, been recording the rural archaeology of the Magnesian Limestone belt and adjacent areas in South, West and North Yorkshire. This has occurred in a rather piecemeal way. Initially this was carried out through the air reconnaissance of cropmarks, b...

Blackstone, Worcestershire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Aerial photography in 1957 resulted in the discovery of a rectangular double-ditched enclosure near Bewdley. Excavation in the 1970s, in advance of gravel extraction, provided limited evidence of Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age activity prior to occupation in the later Iron Age, when...