Tag Archives: Landscape Archaeology

Bathroom Lost and Found at Hovingham Hall

Roman Bath House re-discovered at Hovingham, North Yorkshire more than 250 years after it was first uncovered. All too often archaeologists talk about ‘new’ discoveries, a curious concept in world where the focus of study is about the past.   During February and … 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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Boltby Scar Public Lectures

Boltby Scar excavation director, Professor Dominic Powlesland and print-maker Paul Musgrove will combine forces to deliver two talks at the North York Moors National Park visitor centre at Sutton Bank on May 10th. starting at 7.00pm. Dominic will discuss the … Continue reading

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Archaeology in the Landscape

We are delighted to continue our collaboration with print-maker Paul Musgrove, which began with the creation of a series of etchings and Japanese woodblock prints derived from the results of LRC excavations, geophysical and aerial surveys in the Vale of Pickering and exhibited at Scampston Walled … 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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Strange crop-mark near Star Carr

Archaeological air-photography, to record long lost features in the landscape, visible as a consequence of the effects of variable stress in crops growing over archaeological features which still, after thousands of years, modify the local growing environment, can be immensely … Continue reading

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