Archaeological Services

Watching Brief

The supervision of groundworks associated with site preparation, service trenches, strip foundations and piled foundations to check for archaeological features and deposits.

Trial Trenching

A plan of targeted trenches excavated to natural geology prior to construction work to assess the potential for archaeological features and deposits.

Excavation

A planned and detailed excavation of a site to determine the extent and relationship between the archaeological deposits and features. 

Desk Based Assessment

A report to assess the archaeological potential of a site from historic, cartographic and documented research.

Heritage Statement

A report to ascertain the local regional and national importance of a site through historic, cartographic and documented research, photographs and drawings.

Building Recording

A report to document the existing and historic fabric, features and phases of a building through historic, cartographic and documented research and detailed descriptions, photographs and drawings.