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Lauren WilsonThis summer our Northampton historic buildings team found a Saxon carved stone, thought to be part of a standing cross, while recording the conservation work of a church tower at Church Stowe, Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire (see our previous blog about the project). In this blog, Historic Building Officer Lauren Wilson tells us more about the stone…
Thirty years of archaeological work reveal in incredible detail two thousand years of Spitalfields life
15.12.2020One of the largest archaeological projects ever undertaken in the capital, focused on the area of what is now Spitalfields, is complete after more than 30 years of work by a team of over 150 of our archaeological experts.
24.11.2020MOLA’s Nigel Jeffries and Professor Owen Davies of the University of Hertfordshire have collaborated with BBC Arts and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to produce a new animated film.
New CITiZAN app and coastal map make it even easier for volunteers to record archaeology on England’s shores
26.10.2020CITiZAN, the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network, has released a new and improved version of its app and coastal map, making it even easier for volunteer citizen scientists to record archaeology on England’s shores.
Dr Sadie Watson
08.06.2020Dr Kate Faccia has joined the 'Archaeology and Public Benefit' project team, and will be focusing on the widespread public consultation planned as part of this UKRI-funded project.