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Isle of Wight Archaeology
Isle of Wight Council Archaeology & Historic Environment Service. We manage the Isle of Wight HER and provide advice on archaeology and the historic environment
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Isle of Wight Archaeology 12h
On a beautiful axe with twisted profile, found on an beach by our eagle eyed volunteer Alan.
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Please share our Professional archaeology: a guide for clients with your clients. It explains why its important to use professional archaeologists and how we can help them to realise the economic and social benefits archaeology can bring to their projects
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 23
For - Gates at entrance to Puckpool Park nr . Opened as a public park 90 years ago within the former Victorian battery 1012721
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 22
Some really useful discussion on emergency planning for the historic environment sector here. Very relevant for our colleagues managing heritage sites.
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 22
Just dropped off our conservator Paul for day three of Waterlogged Organic Archaeological Materials conference . Brilliant to have this on our doorstep.
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 21
IWHER 1160 & 2810. Remains of St Helens Church, St Helens Duver , with built against south wall. Most of church lost to coastal erosion but remaining 13th C tower used as sea mark after new church built inland in 1717.
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 20
c – Carbon. IWHER 20107. Steam tug formerly named the John Hollway built in 1896 by R Craggs & Sons, Middlesborough. Broke loose whilst under tow in heavy seas in November 1947 and ran aground in Compton Bay ,
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English Heritage May 20
This week we're celebrating 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria, so where better to get our than her palatial holiday home Osborne House. Queen Victoria herself said "It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot", and we can't help but agree!
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IOW Council Official May 17
Stuck for half term holiday plans - how about a clay day at Newport Roman Villa for just £1? See link for details or graphic below:
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 17
The way the track curves coming in to the station does look like Ryde Esplanade.
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 17
Replying to @NDKgroup @findsorguk
We have passed your image on to our Portable Antiquities Scheme Finds Liaison Officer so hopefully he can identify the pots, or ask his colleagues
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 17
. Mould blown convex glass cup with hexagon decoration. , 4th century. Found in the mud during the Wootton-Quarr survey, . See and Price & Cottam in . One of only a few recorded in Britain.
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 16
. Photograph from the Norman Davis collection in the HER entitled ‘Railway survey 1951’. But which station?
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 15
We've been on an earlier course and it's really useful for curatorial archaeologists too!
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 14
. Excavation of three cremation urns exposed in the eroding cliff face near Brook, .
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 13
C: Castle Hill. Sub-rectangular enclosure at Mottistone . Interpreted as Iron Age, maybe an enclosed farmstead or stock enclosure but unconfirmed. See . Sadly no LiDAR coverage 1013290
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 11
IWHER 3694 Cemented plinth with inscription on east face and lion mounted on top, to the east of the Egypt Point light, , . Images added to the National Heritage List for England
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 10
From the IWHER archive: excavation of bowl barrow on Head Down, Niton in 1928. See National Heritage List for England no.1016717
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 9
IWHER 2935 Drinking fountain on concrete plinth commemorating the opening of Princes Esplanade between and , in 1926.
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Isle of Wight Archaeology May 8
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