Current search

Filters

Total results: 663

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...

York Archaeological Trust Fascicules

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Reports on the work of the York Archaeological Trust for Excavation and Research undertaken from 1973 onwards are published as separate parts or fascicules making up a series of nineteen volumes entitled The Archaeology of York, covering all aspects from historical research and excavation...

Breaking Through Rock Art Recording: 3D laser scanning of megalithic rock art

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project tests the technique of 3D laser scanning for the recording of prehistoric rock carvings. The main objectives are to assess the reliability, accuracy and precision of this technique for recording purposes and to evaluate its capacity to discover new carved motifs invisible to t...

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...

Urubici Rock Art Project

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Urubici Rock Art Project aimed to document pre-Columbian petroglyphs located in the Avencal 1 site (Sao Jaoquim National Park, Santa Catarina state, Brazil) using Polynomial Texture Mapping (PTM). In the associated article we evaluate the application of PTM in terms of information gain...

Welton-le-Wold, Lincolnshire: An understanding of the Ice Age

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The village of Welton-le-Wold is located approximately 6 km west of Louth in the district of East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. The sands and gravels that fill the valley were deposited during the Pleistocene and are buried beneath glacial tills (between 4m and 13m thick), and were extensively qu...

Combe Down Stone Mines

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Between 2000 and 2009 Oxford Archaeology carried out an archaeological recording action during the stabilisation of the post-medieval underground stone mines at Combe Down, Bath. The mines, which primarily date from the mid 18th to early 20th centuries, had begun to collapse endangering...

Memoir of Martyn Jope (Bibliography)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Edward Martyn Jope (1915-96), founder of the Department of Archaeology at the Queens University of Belfast, was a medievalist and specialist in the study of the Iron Age art of the British Isles. As a Fellow of the British Academy he is the subject of a Memoir (Addyman, P., 2014. Edward Ma...

Cursuses and Related Monuments of the British Neolithic: PhD Thesis, University of Leicester (1985)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

In this nationwide survey completed in 1984 (written up and submitted 1985) all cursuses were plotted at a scale of 1:10560 and the smaller, but morphologically related, elongated ditches (oblong, trapeziform and ovate) at a scale of 1:2500. These common scales enable direct comparison and...

Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment: North East

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment, or NERCZA, is one of a series of projects initiated by English Heritage around the coasts of England. The NERCZA study area consists of approximately 200km of coastline between the Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT) and 1km inland from Mean High Wa...