Open area excavation at Hollis Croft revealed well-preserved industrial archaeology comprising steelmaking furnaces and a network of brick-built flues, along with traces of the workers’ housing and their local pubs.
Lower Easton Farm, Pylle
Excavations carried out in 2014 at Lower Easton Farm, Pylle, revealed evidence for Iron Age and Romano-British activity in the form of a small farmstead, as well as a much more extensive field system and trackway.
Exercise Tiger and the 75th Anniversary of D-Day
To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Wessex Archaeology is working with Historic England, the Ministry of Defence, local historians and divers to investigate the remains of two sunken American landing ships in Lyme Bay off the Dorset and Devon coasts.
Butterley Spillway is a Grade II listed stepped overflow channel located at the edge of the Peak District National Park in Marsden, West Yorkshire
Riding Court Farm, Datchet
Wessex Archaeology are undertaking an excavation in advance of construction work at CEMEX UK’s new quarry
On the site of the former MOD Headquarters in Durrington, a programme of archaeological excavation and watching brief (2000−2012) was undertaken by Wessex Archaeology ahead of the site being redeveloped into residential housing by Persimmon Homes South Coast. This revealed archaeological evidence spanning thousands of years and as far back as the last Ice Age.
Sherford New Town
Sherford is a new town being developed to the east of Plymouth, Devon, transforming over 1200 acres of farmland and rolling countryside. The project is providing a unique opportunity to mitigate the archaeological potential of South Devon
Working in partnership with local maritime communities to record maritime cultural heritage sites along the length of west coast Scotland
Diving Contracts for National Curators
Undertaking work on marine heritage assets on behalf of Historic England, Cadw, Department of the Environment Northern Ireland and Historic Environment Scotland. This work has involved the archaeological assessment of many wreck sites, either to assess their significance as a precursor to possible scheduling, protection or designation, to undertake condition surveys or to re-assess sites.