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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...

High resolution sonar for the archaeological investigation of marine aggregate deposits

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This High resolution sonar for the archaeological investigation of marine aggregate deposits project was undertaken by the University of Southampton and funded through the English Heritage disbursed Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. The project investigated the potential of state-of-the...

Archaeological Potential of Cave and Fissure Deposits in Limestone

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project undertook as study of the archaeological potential of cave and fissure deposits and assessed current protection to such deposits as afforded through the planning process. The study areas included the carboniferous limestone of the Southern Pennines and the southern end of the...

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...

Living with the Dead

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Living with the Dead database documents the treatment, patterning and deposition of human skeletal material in Britain and Ireland between 10000 to 4000 BP. The database documents all contexts with radiocarbon dated human skeletal material. The database is archived with AHDS Archaeol...

Re-assessment of the archaeological potential of continental shelves

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Re-assessment of the archaeological potential of continental shelves project is funded through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund as disbursed by English Heritage. The project assessed the current state of our knowledge and the archaeological potential of marine landscapes for bot...

A small Mesolithic site at Fife Ness, Fife, Scotland

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

In the summer of 1996 work to build a new golf course on the coast at Crail in Fife, Scotland, uncovered a small patch of dark soil associated with microliths. Excavation revealed an arc of seven pits or post-holes, a hearth site and several other pit-like features. There was a small lith...

The Bioarchaeology of the Culverwell Shell Midden

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Bioarchaeology of the Culverwell Shell Midden is a dataset resulting from the analysis of the biological remains recovered from excavations at Culverwell, a Mesolithic habitation site on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. The archive consists of a report and a set of associated data tables....

HANKLEY COMMON

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavation of an area adjacent to Jacobis Site 103 (Event 641646) recovered a large collection of Early Mesolithic flints and associated charred hazelnut shells.