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  • Convoys Wharf

    Convoys Wharf

    MOLA team
    16.06.2011

    Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) is undertaking an excavation at Convoys Wharf, on the site of Deptford Dockyard. The dockyard was founded in 1513 by Henry VIII when a storehouse was built, which became the core of a complex of warehouse buildings as the dockyard grew.

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  • Unearth the rail heritage that shaped London

    Unearth the rail heritage that shaped London

    MOLA team
    04.04.2011

    The UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI) and Museum of London Archaeology are inviting the local community to come and unearth history at the archaeological excavation of a 19th century Goods Yard at Brill Place, Somers Town, on Saturday 16 April and Monday 18 - Thursday 21 April.

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  • Cedars Park archaeological evaluation

    MOLA team
    25.10.2010

    This summer, Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) carried out an archaeological evaluation in Cedars Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, including the area of Theobald’s Palace Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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  • What's past is prologue; what to come? Digging up Shakespeare’s first theatre… take two.

    MOLA team
    29.06.2010

    Museum of London Archaeology has resumed excavations on the site of Shakespeare’s first purpose-built theatre.

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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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