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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...

Land south-west of Ripple, Worcestershire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A staged archaeological assessment was undertaken by Worcestershire Historic Environment and Archaeology Service at Ripple Quarry, Worcestershire where RMC Aggregates (Western) Limited (now Cemex UK) have an outstanding, pre-PPG 16 planning permission for quarrying of c 52ha of land on the...

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...

Romans on the Don

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Romans on the Don was an educational community outreach project funded by English Heritage through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. A number of important Iron-Age and Romano-British cropmark sites have recently been investigated in Doncaster Metropolitan Borough, in advance of aggr...

Goblin Combe, North Somerset

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project was a jointly funded purchase of Cleeve Wood, Goblin Combe, North Somerset, which contains a SSSI and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Funding for the project came from English Heritage, English Nature and the countryside Agency Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund and the Heritag...

West Stow, Lackford Bridge, Suffolk

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project concerns the results of an archaeological excavation undertaken on West Stow heath in the Breckland region of north-west Suffolk (SMR ref. WSW 030; TL 791 713). The excavation was carried out in advance of gravel quarrying during December 1978 and January 1979 by the Suffolk A...