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Welcome to the MOLA blog. Explore our latest news, discoveries, stories and content. Our blog posts are created by archaeologists and specialists from across the organisation and cover a range of fascinating and informative topics. Browse our posts using the tags, join in the discussion and share with your network.

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  • An interview with Adrian Penfold

    MOLA team
    03.10.2012

    The Penfold Review of non-planning consents (July 2010) focused on the many and overlapping regulatory frameworks, and quickly identified heritage, transport and environmental permitting as key issues. Today, the implementation of the Penfold Review (BIS 2011) is at the heart of reform and integration.

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  • Knole in flux

    MOLA team
    27.09.2012

    The refurbishment and repair of the east range of Knole House in Sevenoaks has allowed MOLA archaeologists to record in detail the timber frame of the structure, and a number of interesting features have been revealed.

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  • HeritageRisk.co.uk…a new heritage map interface online

    MOLA team
    11.09.2012

    MOLA and FIND Mapping Ltd today launch a new map interface for Great Britain. The online, smart-phone and tablet-friendly service offers planners, developers and surveyors the opportunity to order bespoke heritage and archaeology risk-assessment reports by simply selecting the area of a site on a map interface.

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  • Cataclysmic volcano wreaked havoc on medieval Britain

    Cataclysmic volcano wreaked havoc on medieval Britain

    MOLA team
    06.08.2012

    The results of the largest archaeological investigation ever to have taken place in London are to be published by MOLA. Some 10,500 human skeletons dating from the 12th century to the 1500s were discovered by archaeologists a decade ago.

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  • Thames Discovery Programme has a new home

    Thames Discovery Programme has a new home

    MOLA team
    10.07.2012

    The Thames Discovery Programme (TDP), a ground-breaking community archaeology project set up in 2008, looks forward to an exciting programme ahead, as it is taken under the wing of MOLA. The project was also yesterday awarded a prestigious British Archaeological Award for Best Community Archaeology Project.

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