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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...

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...

Modelling Exclusion Zones for Marine Aggregate Dredging

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Modelling Exclusion Zones for Marine Aggregate Dredging project is funded through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund as disbursed by English Heritage. The project investigates the potential impact of aggregate dredging on submerged archaeological sites (principally but not exclusi...

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...

Enhancing our Understanding: Mapping Navigational Hazards as areas of Maritime Archaeological Potential

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project focuses on identifying areas, described and depicted in historical sources, where ship losses are more likely due primarily to environmental navigaitonal hazards. The presence of archaeological material on the seabed is also dependent on the nature of the maritime environment a...

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...

Enhancing our Understanding: Identifying Shipwrecks of Historic Importance lying within Deposits of Marine Aggregate

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Identifying Shipwrecks of Historic Importance project was undertaken by staff of Bournemouth University and was funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustanability Fund as rebursed by English Heritage. The project builds on the framework developed during the earlier On the Importance of Ship...

Wrecks Ecology

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project develops an increased understanding of the environmental interactions of wreck sites and the (potentially cumulative) impacts on wreck sites from aggregate extraction. As a part of the project an assessment of the usefulness and potential of ecological data collected as part of...

Englands Historic Seascapes: Scarborough to Hartlepool

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Scarborough to Hartlepool and adjacent marine zones project was undertaken by Cornwall County Councils Historic Environment Service and funded by the Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability fund as rebursed by English Heritage. The project applies a Historic Seascapes Characterisation (H...