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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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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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Online resources at the Archaeology Data Service

I was recently looking at the Archaeology Data Service website, and was impressed by the wealth of archaeological literature which is made available by this site.  As well as providing access to hundreds of unpublished archaeological reports and excavation archives, … Continue reading

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