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Environment Agency Lidar data shows archaeological potential

The announcement earlier this year that the Environment Agency was to make its Lidar data freely available was welcomed by archaeologists, who are able to use the detailed terrain height data to add a new dimension to existing aerial photographs, … Continue reading

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AVAS Barbeque July 2015

We had great weather on Saturday for the annual AVAS BBQ, once again hosted by Mark on the banks of the River Avon. The food was fantastic (thanks to Vanessa, Rachel and family for preparing an array of tasty treats). … Continue reading

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AVAS BBQ July 2014

Last Saturday, Mark once again hosted the annual AVAS BBQ on his farm next to the River Avon.  The forecast hadn’t been promising, with heavy showers during the day, but by evening time the sun broke through and we were … Continue reading

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Meetings for 2014

The meetings for 2014 have recently been announced.  See the Meetings page for details of the speakers for the first part of 2014.  These include lectures on a diverse set of subjects, ranging from the new Wessex Gallery at Salisbury … Continue reading

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Geophysics – Oval Barrow – Part 3

Following on from previous posts about the possible oval barrow near Fordingbridge (Part 1 and Part 2), I was away when two more squares were surveyed with the resistivity equipment.  I recently downloaded the data from the data logger, and … Continue reading

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Geophysics – Oval Barrow – Part 2

On Saturday four of us returned to the site of the possible oval barrow, the survey of which we had started the previous week.  We quickly measured out our grid and started the survey.  After a visit from the gamekeeper … Continue reading

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Geophysics Update July 2012

We recently returned to our regular site near Fordingbridge to continue our geophysics work.  Last weekend involved locating our original baseline, doing two traverses across the field, and measuring in two more baselines in other parts of the field.  The … Continue reading

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The New Forest Remembers World War II Project

AVAS members may have seen the news late last year that the New Forest National Park Authority has been awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project on World War II.  The project is entitled ‘New Forest remembers … Continue reading

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