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  • Fieldwork at 8-10 Moorgate

    MOLA team
    24.11.2010

    MOLA has recently completed a first phase of fieldwork on the site of 8-10 Moorgate in the City of London. Excavations in this area have produced evidence for industry and manufacturing in both the Roman and medieval periods.

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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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  • 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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  • 95 Gresham Street

    MOLA team
    02.06.2008

    Excavation is continuing at Princes and Bartlett House, 95 Gresham Street. Medieval chalk foundations are showing up in plan, and the bases of a large number of pits.

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  • New finds from the tomb of the Saxon king!

    MOLA team
    01.04.2004

    An archaeological excavation in Southend unearthed a 7th century grave that is perhaps the most spectacular discovery of its kind of the past 50 years.

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