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Meols: The Archaeology of the North Wirral Coast

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The aim of the project was to catalogue all the finds known to have been recovered from the North Wirral shore in the Meols area, to interpret these in the light of modern scholarship and to publish the results. The majority of the finds were recovered during the 19th century from the erod...

Aggregates Extraction and Archaeology Backlogs: Cambridgeshire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Cambridgeshire has been subject to widespread gravel (aggregates) extraction throughout the 20th century and, like much of the rest of the country, intensively since World War 2. The county is crossed by three great river valleys - the Cam, the Great Ouse and the Nene - that produced large...

Archaeological and cultural heritage investigations on the site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The creation of the Olympic Park prompted a comprehensive programme of archaeological excavation, building recording and photographic survey. The work was undertaken in 5 stages (1 - DBAs, WSIs and Method Statements; 2 - Field evaluation; 3a - archaeological mitigation, assessment and repo...

The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project archive is the result of an intensive survey carried out in the foothills of the Troodos mountains in Cyprus. The archive contains data files, GIS files and explanatory texts.

Oxfordshire Aggregates and Archaeology Assessment

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project quantified and reviewed the archaeological potential of the aggregate areas in Oxfordshire in order to provide an assessment of the threat to the archaeological resource from future aggregate extraction. This enabled discussion of suitable management and mitigation strategies,...

The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland project aimed to provide a new account of the later prehistory (Mesolithic to late pre-Roman Iron Age) of these islands based on the results of development-led fieldwork. During 2002-3, information was systematically gathered from grey literature field...

Devon Historic Landscape Characterisation (HLC)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Historic Landscape Characterisation was completed for Devon in order to record and understand the wider historic landscape of the county. The project was undertaken by Devon County Council and English Heritage, and supported by Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Service and Da...

Fyfield and Overton Project, 1959-1998

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Fyfield and Overton Down Project digital archive is the result of a study of two contiguous parishes on the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire, England. Conducted between 1959 and 1998, the project examined the landscape of the Upper Kennet Valley, between Avebury and Marlborough, to asses...

Terrestrial Mineral Resource Assessment: Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project was undertaken by Museum of London Archaeology and Buckinghamshire County Council (BCC) and Milton Keynes Council (MKC), as part of the Terrestrial Minerals Resource Assessment (TMRA) administered by English Heritage. The aim of the project was to map past, current and future...

Land West of Combe Hayes, Sidmouth

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in July 2013 at land west of Combe Hayes, Sidmouth, Devon. Eight trenches were excavated. A large shallow feature, probably representing a naturally infilled combe or hollow, was identified in the south-western corner o...