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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...

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...

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...

Wearmouth and Jarrow Monastic sites. Volume 2 Appendix C

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The twin monastery of Wearmouth and Jarrow achieved European importance in the period between its foundation in the late 7th century and destruction in the mid-9th century. Thius is mainly because of the fame of its most renowned inmate, the theologian and historian, Bede. The excavated...

Aggregates Industry in the Trent Valley: A History and Archaeology

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Aggregates Industry in the Trent Valley: A History and Archaeology project was undertaken by Tim Cooper of the ARCUS University of Sheffield and funded through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund as distributed by English Heritage. The project takes a different approach to previous...

The Nailsea Glassworks, Nailsea, North Somerset: A Study of the History, Archaeology, Technology and the Human Story

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Nailsea Glassworks was one of the most significant glasswork in the United Kingdom. It was in operation between 1788 and 1873. The site remained largely derelict until it came up for redevelopedment in 1983. This prompted an archaeological study and the resulting report is available for...

Extensive Urban Survey - Wiltshire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Wiltshire County Archaeology Service began work on the Wiltshire Historic Towns Survey in August 1999 as part of the national EUS programme instigated and funded by English Heritage. The project comprised a survey of the historic towns of Wiltshire, including those in the Unitary Authority...

Solent Aggregates to Outreach

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Aggregates to Outreach project has developed, distributed and delivered a series of presentations to groups and a teaching pack for educators based around national curriculum subjects. The project has generated three main reports - project scoping, trialling and final reports.

The Deanery, Chapel Road, Southampton (OASIS ID wessexar1-92410)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The site lies within the south-west of the known extent of the nationally important mid-Saxon settlement of Hamwic. The natural Brickearth sub-strata was cut by a number of pit like features; only two of these were sample excavated and very little dating evidence was recovered. However, bo...

Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre is located in the small harbour of Charlestown, near St Austell in Cornwall. It is a privately owned maritime museum housing many objects recovered from historic shipwrecks. The objects on display range in date from the 16th century ot the pres...