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Staffordshire – Archaeological investigations begin at St. Michael and All Angels

geophysical survey and trial trenching at St. Michael and All Angels

Geophysical survey and trial trenching to begin St. Michael and All Angels is a beautiful Grade I listed Church located in Penkridge, South Staffordshire. Report 2: Geophysical survey detects possible archaeological remains » The site of the current church is of great antiquity and the first church was probably founded in the 10th century and may […]

Geophysical survey detects possible archaeological remains

Geophysical survey detects possible archaeological remains

Commercial Archaeology reported recently on a programme of upcoming archaeological investigations in the churchyard at the Grade I listed church of St. Michael and All Angels in Penkridge, South Staffordshire. Archaeological investigations begin at St. Michael and All Angels, Staffordshire » Given the great antiquity of the site as an ecclesiastical centre dating back to the […]

Procuring an archaeological contractor – how to avoid the pitfalls (part 1)

Archaeological contractors pitfall - guide for developers

Advice for developers: beware of the cheap quotation… Part one of a two part article by Helen Martin-Bacon of Commercial Archaeology. Procuring an archaeological contractor – how to avoid the pitfalls (part 2) » At some point in time most individuals or organisations involved in development, whether they are developers, architects, planners or strategic land managers have […]

Geophysical survey – 3 techniques used in archaeology

Geophysical survey most used techniques

The three survey methods principally used by archaeologists The geophysical methods used in archaeology have been largely adapted from those used in geological contexts, such as with mineral exploration. There are many forms of geophysical survey – but there are three which are principally used in archaeology. Magnetometry measures the magnetic field strength at particular locations at particular […]