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  • ADS Collection: 1093

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Results for Framework Archaeology

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"Framework Archaeology is a Joint Venture agreement between Oxford Archaeology (OA) and Wessex Archaeology (WA) to provide archaeological services to BAA for five years. Given the potential scale of some of BAA's projects, the joint venture enables Framework Archaeology to draw on the full resources of both OA and WA. This combination of resources (totalling over 300 staff) considerably reduces risk for both our client and us, and provides Framework Archaeology with a wider skills base.

Framework Archaeology is committed to a particular archaeological philosophy developed by BAA's archaeological consultants, Gill Andrews and John Barrett. This is concerned with understanding how people inhabited past landscapes: archaeology as a study of people rather than deposits or objects. This approach is at the heart of the Archaeological Policy adopted by the BAA Main Board. In order to fulfil the approach a Framework Archaeology recording system has been developed and is now in operation on all Framework Projects. It places great emphasis on interpretation in addition to recording, and developing a historical narrative as the site is excavated.

Framework Archaeology has undertaken several very large projects in its brief history including excavations at Perry Oaks, Heathrow and at Stansted. Since Spring 2002, Framework Archaeology have been engaged on the excavation of c. 50 hectares of multi-period archaeology at Heathrow as part of the Terminal 5 construction project."


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PDF   (13MB) Anon (1999)'Mayfield Farm Reservoir, Mayfield Farm London Borough of Hounslow: archaeological evaluation report'. Ref 45388.04
PDF   (1MB) Framework Archaeology (2005)'Zone G Car Park, Molehill Green Roundabout, Stansted Airport, Essex: watching brief'.
PDF   (3MB) Framework Archaeology (2005)'Longford Flood Alleviation Scheme: Archaeological Monitoring Interim Report'.

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