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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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  • Archaeological investigation at Kingsnorth, Kent

    MOLA team
    17.03.2011

    From August 2010 to January 2011, Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) carried out work at Kingsnorth, Kent. During a top soil strip in late 2011 more archaeological features were identified and a subsequent archaeological excavation was undertaken to document these.

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  • Victorian smokers had rotten teeth to match lungs

    Victorian smokers had rotten teeth to match lungs

    MOLA team
    11.03.2011

    Smoking was as bad for the Victorians as it is for anyone today, but back in those days it seems it did far more damage to their teeth.

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  • Medieval properties at Three Quays

    Medieval properties at Three Quays

    MOLA team
    25.02.2011

    In 2006 a study was undertaken looking at a research archive on medieval properties on London's waterfront which could be used to map and see who occupied properties over time. The limited area chosen for detailed examination to illustrate this, fortunately, includes the site of Three Quays.

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  • Three Quays update

    Three Quays update

    MOLA team
    17.02.2011

    Museum of London Archaeology are carrying out archaeological excavations, as part of the redevelopment of the Three Quays site on Lower Thames Street.

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