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  • MOLA meets Knole Curator, Emma Slocombe

    MOLA meets Knole Curator, Emma Slocombe

    MOLA team
    07.06.2013

    David Sorapure visits the outstanding National Trust property, Knole, set in an atmospheric medieval deer park just outside Sevenoaks, to meet Curator, Emma Slocombe.

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  • MOLA geomatics team coonducting a measured survey of Knole House

    Knole: a measured survey for the National Trust

    MOLA team
    05.06.2013

    As part of the National Trust’s project to conserve and restore Knole in Kent, MOLA’s Geomatics team has been undertaking a measured survey of the showrooms and several new spaces.

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  • Could this be Dick Whittington’s privy?

    Could this be Dick Whittington’s privy?

    MOLA team
    01.03.2013

    MOLA’s Standing Buildings Team was recently commissioned by the City of London to investigate and record masonry features within the Phene Neal Room of the Guildhall in London. Previous investigations by MOLA showed the masonry to in fact be part of a medieval garderobe, more commonly known as a toilet.

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  • A standing building survey of Bastion 14, City of London

    A standing building survey of Bastion 14, City of London

    MOLA team
    10.06.2011

    Bastion 14 of London’s former City Wall stands as a ruined structure to the east of the Museum of London and is visible from the Museum’s Roman Gallery. Due to essential restoration works on its structure, Museum of London Archaeology has undertaken a standing building survey of the bastion.

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  • Valence House

    MOLA team
    23.10.2009

    The Museum of London Archaeology built heritage team has recorded a possible-Medieval, secular wall painting during refurbishment works at Valence House, Barking and Dagenham.

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