Category Archives: Archaeological Excavation

The Archaeologist’s Shoes

  The Landscape Research Centre has been actively involved in rescue archaeology at Cook’s Quarry, West Heslerton, North Yorkshire in the Vale of Pickering since a visit by the director in 1977. The original excavations at Cook’s Quarry were published in … 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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Boltby Scar Excavations 2012

Archaeological excavations at Boltby Scar, North York Moors National Park will take place between 30th April and 21st May 2012. The Landscape Research Centre and  a team drawn from the NYMNP volunteers and undergraduate archaeology students from the University of … Continue reading

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West Heslerton Anglo-Saxon Settlement Archive in Google Earth

The LRC has long been engaged in experiments in archaeological computing applications and the use of GIS systems for managing excavation data. The excavation of the Anglian or Early Anglo-Saxon Settlement at West Heslerton produced a digital archive of over … Continue reading

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