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  • Temple of Mithras prepares for facelift

    Temple of Mithras prepares for facelift

    MOLA team
    17.11.2011

    Plans to dismantle the reconstructed Roman Temple of Mithras, ahead of a new reconstruction, began in 2011.

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  • Independent MOLA

    Independent MOLA

    MOLA team
    01.11.2011

    From 1 November 2011, MOLA becomes an independent limited charitable company, with the staff and assets transferring from the Museum of London into new MOLA.

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  • Excavating Somers Town Goods Yard

    Excavating Somers Town Goods Yard

    MOLA team
    18.08.2011

    Earlier this year, MOLA carried out an archaeological excavation prior to the construction of The Francis Crick Institute on a site close to St Pancras Station and the British Library.

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  • 60 Holborn Viaduct

    60 Holborn Viaduct

    MOLA team
    05.08.2011

    Museum of London Archaeology are undertaking excavations during the redevelopment of 60 Holborn Viaduct. Archaeological excavations have revealed the remains of a public house known as the Three Tuns at Holborn Bridge.

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  • Museum of London Archaeology at St Bartholomew's Hospital: excavating the London city ditch

    Museum of London Archaeology at St Bartholomew's Hospital: excavating the London city ditch

    MOLA team
    12.07.2011

    Barts Hospital is undergoing a massive 10-year redevelopment programme by Skanska as part of the Barts and The London New Hospitals scheme. A team of MOLA archaeologists is now excavating a large trench in the centre of Phase 2 of the redevelopment.

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