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Contract for Services in Relation to the Protection of Wrecks Act (1973): Diving investigations on the submarine HMS/M A1

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project was a condition survey of the early 20th century submarine HMS A1, carried out for English Heritage by Wessex Archaeology. The project involved routine diver survey of the HMS A1 and a site plan of the main elements of the wreck was produced supplemented by photographic and...

Assessing Boats and Ships 1860 - 1950

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Assessing Boats and Ships 1860-1950 was funded by English Heritage through the Aggregate Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF). The project, undertaken by Wessex Archaeology, consists of a national stock-take of known wrecks of this period in territorial waters off England. These are reviewed in...

Our Marine Historic Environment: Enhancing the National Monument Record

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The overall aim of this project is to compare the wreck data maintained by the National Monuments Record (NMR) and United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) datasets and, where applicable, suggest solutions as to how any discrepancies should be overcome. This project supports the work unde...

Englands Historic Seascapes: Liverpool Bay Pilot Area

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Englands Historic Seascapes is a programme of pilot projects developing a methodology for mapping the historic character of our coastal and marine environment. The programmes initial project, the Liverpool Bay Pilot Area, was undertaken by Wessex Archaeology and funded by the Aggregate Lev...

AMAP2 - Characterising the Potential for Wrecks

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The AMAP2 - Characterising the Potential for Wrecks project (AMAP2), commissioned by English Heritage in October 2009 and completed in July 2011, is a collaborative project between SeaZone and the University of Southampton (UoS) which sought to improve the management of the marine historic...

Marine Class Description and principles of selection for aggregate producing areas

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by English Heritage to carry out Phase I of a project on a means of selecting sites that are sufficiently important in archaeological terms to warrant special measures if they are implicated in proposed marine aggregate dredging. Such special measures co...

Rapid Archaeological Site Surveying and Evaluation in the Marine Environment

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The RASSE project was undertaken by the University of St Andrews with partners as part of the three year research project funded by Round 2 of the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) administered by English Heritage (EH). The principal aim of the project was to test and develop rapi...

Englands Historic Seascapes: Southwold to Clacton

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Englands Historic Seascapes: Southwold to Clacton project was undertaken by Oxford Archaeology between April 2006 and 2007. The project is one of four pilot projects designed to apply the principles of HLC (Historic Landscape Characterisation) to the marine environment. This project bu...

Wrecks on the Seabed R2: Assessing Evaluating and Recording (U86)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project comprised the development and testing of a number of methodologies for the rapid assessment, evaluation and recording of wreck sites. The main aim of the project was to provide industry, regulators and contractors with a framework for the incremental, decision-oriented investig...

Englands Historic Seascapes: HSC Method Consolidation

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

To finalise the development of a nationally-applicable method for characterising the historic dimension of Englands coastal and marine environment, Historic Seascape Characterisation (HSC), Cornwall Historic Environment Service consolidated a national HSC methodology from the lessons and t...