Archaeologists in Hampshire

New Forest Remembers – Park Farm finds

In addition to the digitisation of site drawings covered in our last blog entry, our post-excavation department staff have also been processing the finds recovered from the Park Farm dig. This involves sorting and cleaning the various artefacts which were recovered by volunteers through a combination of excavation and systematic metal detector survey of the… Read more »

New Forest Remembers – Park Farm post-excavation update

As part of the post-excavation process, Bournemouth Archaeology staff have been digitising the archaeological drawings from the Park Farm site using AutoCAD software.  To give an insight into how this is done, we have selected a gun pit feature which one of the project volunteers, Tim Wilding, did an excellent job of recording. In this… Read more »

New Forest Remembers – Park Farm Dig, Hampshire

During the month of July, Bournemouth Archaeology was involved in an exciting Festival of British Archaeology project in collaboration with the New Forest National Park Authority as part of their wider Heritage Lottery Funded ‘New Forest Remembers – Untold Stories of World War II’ project. This project was established in 2012 to address the lack… Read more »

Bournemouth Archaeology and the Renewable Energy Sector

This week the Bournemouth Archaeology team, all kitted out in our new branded polo shirts, attended the RegenSW Bournemouth Renewable Energy Marketplace at Bournemouth’s International Centre, the biggest renewable energy exhibition and conference in south England. Like any development, the construction of renewable energy infrastructure can be impacted on by the presence of archaeology, so… Read more »

Historic building survey and recording project, Hampshire

Bournemouth Archaeology is currently engaged in an exciting renovation project of an early fifteenth century Grade II* Listed Manor House, near Romsey in Hampshire. The building has seen considerable alteration and additions to its original form and is currently in use as a school. Working in conjunction with the client, architect and Conservation Officer, Bournemouth… Read more »