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The archaeological watching brief – why it’s a double edged sword

Archaeological watching brief

The watching brief as part of the construction process A watching brief is defined by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) as a formal programme of observation and investigation conducted during any operation carried out for non-archaeological reasons. To clarify, this means that when groundwork is being undertaken as part of the actual construction process – for example, […]