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AVAS members enjoy lecture

At the AVAS lecture for October, AVAS members were treated to a fascinating talk from Dave Fawcett, and expert in historic arms and armour.  In the first part of the talk, Dave talked about the intricate jostling for power among … Continue reading

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Environment Agency LIDAR data to be freely available

I have just noticed the following announcement on the Environment Agency website: From September 2015 all our LIDAR data will become Open Data and everyone will be able to use it for free. This is on https://environmentagency.blog.gov.uk/2015/06/16/free-mapping-data-will-elevate-flood-risk-knowledge/.  The page states that … Continue reading

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AVAS at Salisbury Museum Festival of Archaeology – Part 2

Following on from the previous post, AVAS had a second successful day last Sunday at the Festival of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum. There was once again a steady stream of visitors, with a number of people expressing an interest in … Continue reading

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Blog Stats: 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,700 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Rockbourne Roman Villa Oral History Day

The Hampshire Museum and Arts Service is looking for willing interviewees for its Rockbourne Roman Villa oral history day on 28th March at Western Downland School, Rockbourne. They are collecting memories and stories of people’s own discovery of the villa, … Continue reading

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Original Ordnance Survey map drawings available online

The British Library posted a link on Twitter today to the maps section on their website.  They have just launched a new project which aims to get the public to help georeference (match to a modern map) their collection of … Continue reading

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