COLLECTIONS HISTORY 2019

February 2019:  Old Park Farm, Pinhoe, Devon. Archaeological Excavation (OASIS ID: acarchae2-212955)
An archaeological excavation on land at Old Park Farm, Pinhoe, was undertaken by AC Archaeology during December 2017. Excavations revealed evidence for three successive roundhouses, represented by overlapping ring gullies, dated to the Iron Age period. The assemblage of pottery dates from the Early through to the Late Iron Age and was produced from locally sourced clays.

February 2019:  The Archaeology of Northamptonshire Monographs
This book began its gestation almost five years ago, at a meeting to inaugurate the English Heritage sponsored regional research agendas for archaeology. As such each of the chapters should be regarded as a view of archaeology for the new millennium, although some additions have been made to the texts over the last four years.

February 2019:  Oldbury Camp, Oldbury-on-Severn: geophysical, topographical and geoarchaeological data
The project was supported as part of 'A Forgotten Landscape', a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership Scheme. The aims covered here were to perform geophysical and topographical surveys of the monument and augering; to help focus future excavation work.

February 2019:  Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports (SAIR) - Updated
Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports (SAIR) is an Open Access publication which was established in 2000 by a consortium comprising the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Historic Scotland and the Council for British Archaeology. Update: The latest volumes (81 and 82) have been added to the ADS library.

January 2019:  Hartshill, Berkshire. - Updated
Between January and April 2003 Cotswold Archaeology (CA) carried out an archaeological excavation funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) at Hartshill Copse, Upper Bucklebury, West Berkshire. The work followed previous excavations conducted in 2002 prior to gravel extraction elsewhere within the quarry. The excavation identified evidence for late Bronze Age (c. 10th century BC) and Early Iron Age (c. 5th century BC) settlement, including a large ditched enclosure, three post alignments, three roundhouses and a single urned cremation, as well as numerous other postholes and pits. In addition a number of features have been dated to the Roman and post-medieval periods.

January 2019:  Sutton Town Centre Historic Area Assessment.
A 'Level 3' Historic Area Assessment (HAA) undertaken in support of the Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone programme. The HAA provides an evidence base for the centre's historic environment and distinctive historic townscape.

January 2019:  Land off Vicarage and Manor Roads, Landkey, North Devon, Devon. Results of a Desk - Based Assessment and Archaeological Evaluation (OASIS ID: southwes1-307999).
The results of an archaeological evaluation carried out by South West Archaeology Ltd. for land off Vicarage and Manor Roads, Landkey, North Devon, Devon. The site is located within the historic core of Landkey in close proximity to the 13th century church and historic manor. The evaluation identified seven features across the three trenches, all post-medieval or more probably 18th or 19th century in date.

January 2019:  Boundary Wall of Former Cinema Site, Sandgate: Archaeological Recording Report (OASIS ID: wardella2-327338)
Wardell Armstrong Archaeology was commissioned by Walsingham Planning to undertake an archaeological recording of the north-west boundary wall of the former cinema site, Sandgate, Berwick-upon-Tweed (NT 99853 52699) in advance of its demolition as part of the approved and ongoing redevelopment of the site.

January 2019:  The Fortifications of Hull between 1321 and 1864
This project examined all of the historical and archaeological evidence for the defences on the west bank of the River Hull, surrounding the Old Town. It brought together for the first time the results of at least 10 excavations and watching-briefs that had been carried out between 1964 and the early 1990s at various points around the Town Defences, along with a number of chance exposures of parts of the Town Wall, and integrated these with what is currently known about more recent unpublished archaeological interventions.It also presented a detailed account of the extensive excavations which took place between 1986 and 1989 at the Beverley Gate - one of the most important of the Town Gates.

January 2019:  Sidmouth Church of St Giles and St Nicholas, Sidmouth, Devon. Results of an Archaeological Monitoring and Recording. (OASIS ID: southwes1-204395)
This report and image collection presents the results of an archaeological monitoring and recording project, carried out by South West Archaeology Ltd. (SWARCH), at the Church of St Giles and St Nicholas, Sidmouth, Devon during ground works associated with an extension for welfare purposes on the north side of the tower and improved and associated drainage.

January 2019:  Youngcott Barns, Milton Abbot, West Devon, Devon. Historic Building Recording (OASIS ID: southwes1-300023)
South West Archaeology Ltd. was commissioned to undertake historic building recording for a group of historic barns at Youngcott, Milton Abbot, West Devon. This work was undertaken in order to assess the fabric affected by the conversion, restoration and development of this complex and set the buildings in their historical and archaeological context.

January 2019:  Bennetston Hall, Dove Holes, Derbyshire Building Survey (OASIS ID: jwconser1-328745)
To carry out a primarily Level 2 photographic, written and drawn survey of the impacted structures at Bennetston Hall, with supplemental elements of a Level 3 survey. To identify and record the surviving historic features of the buildings to be impacted during the conversion project, prepare a developmental history of the site through a written description and to produce an ordered project archive.

Collections History 2018