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by AlanS
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Interesting Interview
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Views: 256

Interesting Interview

Some here may be interested in reading an interview with Professor Ronald Hutton in Pagan Dawn, where he discusses (among other things) his work with the EH Board of Trustees, and pagan interpretation and use of ancient sites. http://www.pagandawnmag.org/professor-ronald-hutton-reframing-modern-paga...
by AlanS
Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Cove, Stanton Drew
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Views: 636

The Cove, Stanton Drew

I've no idea of the back-story of this at all. Who's responsible, whether it's vandalism, brandalism, or just a coating... but...

https://twitter.com/m_law/status/545479 ... 04/photo/1

sigh...

Edit: mystery solved: "no no, sorry poor photo, it's two hay bales stacked away from the monument"
by AlanS
Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Day of Archaeology
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Day of Archaeology

Last year, we took part in the Day of Archaeology project at http://www.dayofarchaeology.com/ Sadly I was deskbound this year and not involved in anything heritage or archaeology based so didn't take part, other than to read the almost constant flow of posts - some of which have been very inspiring ...
by AlanS
Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: "Public" Archaeology
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Views: 308

"Public" Archaeology

This project looks like it might be worth keeping an eye on over the coming months...

http://publicarchaeology2015.wordpress. ... 015-about/
by AlanS
Sun May 25, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Bank Holiday Plans
Replies: 0
Views: 421

Bank Holiday Plans

As regular readers will know, I often drive out on Bank Holiday weekends to take a look at various heritage attractions within an hour or so's drive from North London. This weekend, I drove up to Buckinghamshire to take a look at the confluence of two major Neolithic tracks: the Icknield Way, and th...
by AlanS
Fri May 09, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Scheduled Monument Consents - accessibilty?
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

Re: Scheduled Monument Consents - accessibilty?

I suspect this is one of those things that requires perseverance. The fact that so much is redacted suggests that there's something they don't want you to know, so keep pushing!
by AlanS
Wed May 07, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Suggestions for Possible Articles
Replies: 26
Views: 3975

Re: Suggestions for Possible Articles

A new road which campaigners tried to have rerouted to save the site of a Bronze Age burial monument has won planning permission. A dig ahead of work starting on the Great Western Park estate in Didcot, Oxfordshire, discovered humans had lived on the site for 9,000 years. The Eastern link road, app...
by AlanS
Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Want to help the BM?
Replies: 0
Views: 326

Want to help the BM?

http://crowdsourced.micropasts.org/ offers the chance to transcribe index cards which describe Bronze Age objects, or to trace photographs of Bronze Age objects with a view to later being able to made 3D printed replicas of those objects. This is very labour intensive work - to do the job properly I...
by AlanS
Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Thornborough (remember that?)
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: Thornborough (remember that?)

...and there's a multi-page article in the latest Crrent Archaeology magazine.
by AlanS
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Scheduled Monument Consents - accessibilty?
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

Re: Scheduled Monument Consents - accessibilty?

Looks good. Please let us know what response you get. There should be a same/next day acknowledgement, then a full response within a set timeframe (21 days?)