Category Archives: air photography

Digital Atlas Temporary Address

The LRC Digital Atlas has been functioning almost flawlessly for a number of years, unfortunately recent changes (upgrades ) of the windows server, where it is hosted, seem to have caused data serving problems which have stopped it from functioning … Continue reading

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Dry hot spell following horrendous long wet winter exposes hidden archaeology and other things lurking in the fields.

Climate change, increasingly industrialised agriculture and changes in the crops being grown are influencing our knowledge of the past. The relatively extreme weather patterns that we are experiencing in Britain influence the way that arable crops grow revealing archaeological features … Continue reading

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Vale of Pickering: Statement of Significance

Archaeological research in the Vale of Pickering over the last 35 years has identified an entirely unanticipated level of past activity, particularly around the margins of the valley which formerly held the largest inland body of water in Britain. Lake … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap an international seminar on Emptiness, Visibility, Ambiguity and Absence in Archaeology

  University of Siena – Department of Historical Studies and Cultural Heritage Landscape Archaeology and Remote Sensing LAB Absence, invisibility and emptiness in the interpretation of archaeological and landscape evidence AN INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR AND DEBATE 22-24 APRIL 2013, CERTOSA DI … Continue reading

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Porcine Aviators

Archaeological air-photography, recording the texture of past human activity in the landscape, can be a tremendously exciting exercise.  Crop-marks reflecting the differential growth of crops over buried archaeological features or structures which retain more or less moisture and nutrients than … Continue reading

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The LRC Digital Atlas of the Archaeology of the Vale of Pickering (updated)

For more than 30 years the LRC has been engaged in archaeological research in the Vale of Pickering. Huge excavations and a very long programme of air-photography and geophysical survey have transformed our understanding of the scale, density and distribution … Continue reading

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Death and Taxes in Anglo-Saxon Sherburn

Something strange is going on in Sherburn in the 7th century. Antiquarian observations during the nineteenth century and a crop-mark of a curious enclosure to the east of Sherburn is the subject of research into the archaeology of the village. … Continue reading

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