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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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  • Remains of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre discovered in Shoreditch

    Remains of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre discovered in Shoreditch

    MOLA team
    06.06.2012

    The remains of London’s second playhouse, The Curtain Theatre, could be unearthed in Shoreditch as part of a development by Plough Yard Developments in conjunction with The Estate Office Shoreditch. The Curtain Theatre was home to William Shakespeare’s company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, before they settled at the Globe.

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  • Partnering Developing City exhibition

    Partnering Developing City exhibition

    MOLA team
    18.05.2012

    We are delighted to be an exhibition partner of this summer’s major public exhibition The Developing City, which will explore the past, present and future of the City of London as a centre for international trade.

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