Tag Archives: Vale of Pickering

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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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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Crop-Mark in Poppies

About those poppies at the top of the page. During September 2011 I was alerted by the English Heritage Air Photo unit to the presence of a crop-mark in poppies in the Vale of Pickering. I recorded it from the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Landscape Research Centre Blog

This blog space is designed to supplement our primary web-site with up-to-date information on work in progress at The Landscape Research Centre (www.landscaperesearchcentre.org) This blog supplements the LRC website and provide links to some of the experimental research we are … Continue reading

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