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  • Oxford University, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

    MOLA team
    24.08.2009

    The Radcliffe Observatory Quarter is a large scheme of new educational facilities for Oxford University. The University has commissioned a report on the archaeological implications, and a field evaluation from Museum of London Archaeology.

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  • Actors visit Shoreditch site

    MOLA team
    23.03.2009

    Actors Sir Ian McKellen and Paul McGann were among the visitors last week to a site where Museum of London Archaeology recently uncovered remains of what is believed to be The Theatre, London’s first purpose-built playhouse.

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  • Love’s Labour Found: Shakespeare’s First Playhouse Confirmed

    MOLA team
    06.03.2009

    The location of London’s first purpose built playhouse, called The Theatre, has been confirmed by Museum of London Archaeology following investigation of the site, currently a disused warehouse, in Shoreditch, Hackney.

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  • Museum of London uncover rare medieval waterwheel

    MOLA team
    16.02.2009

    The London Eye has become an iconic part of London’s skyline, but an astonishing find by Museum of London archaeologists suggests that medieval Londoners had their own striking riverside wheel downriver at Greenwich.

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  • 150 Stratford High Street

    MOLA team
    28.11.2008

    Museum of London Archaeology has excavated a site at 150 Stratford High Street/1 Warton Road in advance of a development by

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