Bournemouth Archaeology

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 »

Recent work in the Bournemouth Archaeology post-excavation department

The busy start to the year means there is currently a lot going on in Bournemouth Archaeology’s post-excavation department. The spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities at Bournemouth University are ideal for processing and analysing the different types of material brought back from archaeological fieldwork projects; from environmental samples, human remains, fragile items with specific conservation… 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 »