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A Whole-site First-assessment Toolkit for combined Mineral Resource and Archaeological assessment in Sand and Gravel deposits

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Ground investigations are essential components of site assessment for both mineral resources, and archaeological remains. The techniques used for both mineral and archaeological assessment are often similar. Since investigations for both purposes must be performed in areas of potential min...

Trent Valley Gravels Geophysics Assessment

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This research project was developed to assess the effectiveness of geophysical survey methods in an area focused upon the East Midlands, with the addition of Peterborough, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. Particular emphasis is placed upon the performance of geophysical survey in the Tren...

Trent Valley: Making Archaeology Matter

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This booklet aims to provide a brief introduction to the archaeological issues associated with gravel quarrying. Its geographical focus is the Trent Valley, one of the major sources of sand and gravel in the UK. The continuing demand for sand and gravel, combined with an increasing awarene...