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Our field team at Dryleaze Quarry conduct excavation of barrow cemetery with stunning results
Fieldwork has recently been completed on our Silver Street excavation. If you could not make the open day, further information is available on our resources page.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest volumes in our Monograph and Occasional Papers series. Latest Publications: Occasional Papers 28 and 31, and Monograph 30.
-Occasional Paper 28: Archaeological excavations on sites of Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman Occupation in Kent 2014-2016
-Occasional Paper 31: Further Burials In the Guildown Saxon Cemetery At Guildford, Surrey
-Monograph 30: Archaeological Investigations At Nea Farm Somerley, Ringwood, Hampshire, 1993-2011
Nine burials uncovered on a relatively small parcel of land in Guildown, Surrey, three of which are found to exhibit elements that are atypical of Saxon burial practices
TVAS are excited to announce the expansion of our geophysical survey services with the recent addition of a non-magnetic cart.
TVAS' response to the recent removal of the company from the CIFA Registered Organisations list.
TVAS are recruiting Archaeological Officers for an upcoming excavation in Barking, east London.
Just in time for Christmas TVAS is pleased to announce the publication of Monograph 29: The Southern Cemetery of Roman Dorchester-on-Thames.
The past few months have seen the publication of a Monograph and six Occasional Papers. These explore TVAS investigations on a wide range of sites across Hampshire, Berkshire and Gloucestershire.
Archaeologists hoping to find traces of a Saxon church in Staffordshire, have uncovered skeletons that could be hundreds of years old.
TVAS is undergoing a programme of systematic gathering of scientific dates for Iron Age, Saxon, and prehistoric sites to attempt to make progress towards filling in gaps of dates.
The four titles detail the results of archaeological investigations at a range of sites in Wiltshire, Sussex, Gloucestershire and Berkshire.
TVAS has now has a new website! This site is mobile friendly and offers more features to learn about the work TVAS does around the UK.
The four titles detail the results of archaeological investigations at a range of sites in Hampshire, Oxfordshire, West Sussex and Wiltshire.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the next four instalments in the TVAS Monograph Series: "Roman Occupation at Chapel Farm, Blunsden, Swindon, Wiltshire (Lower Widhill Farm)", "Archaeological excavations at Latton Quarry, Wiltshire", "Bronze Age, Saxon and Medieval Evidence from Wantage, Oxfordshire: Excavations at St Mary’s and St Gabriel’s Schools", "Neolithic, Bronze Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Occupation and Bronze Age Burial at Ibsley Quarry, Ibsley, Ringwood, Hampshire".
TVAS' local coverage continues to expand, this time heading northwards to the centre of the country. We are pleased to announce the opening of a new branch office in Stoke-on-Trent.
Archaeologists from TVAS have been conducting an archaeological excavation in advance of a residential and school development at Hatch Farm, Winnersh. To date the stripping of the separate areas has revealed a moderate density of archaeological features comprising ditches, gullies, pits and postholes. Early indications from pottery evidence and relative dating place the site within the Late Iron Age/Early Roman period.
TVAS are pleased to announce that from May 2016 our occasional papers will be available free of charge for download. Papers in the series will still be available as a perfect bound and covered report using good quality paper for £5 (+ p and p) for those who prefer a well presented hard copy.
Archaeologists from Thames Valley Archaeological Services have excavated the remains of a farmhouse at Eysey Manor in Gloucestershire. The quantity of material recovered from the site was vast and ranged from coins (the earliest of which was a Dutch ‘Duit’ dating to 1709) to articulated animal skeletons, farm equipment, pottery and an array of condiment containers!
Archaeologists from TVAS have been excavating land along Top Road in Kempsford, Gloucestershire ahead of a housing development. A series of graves from the 4th century AD (Late Roman) were discovered in the southern half of the site. The graves were dated primarily from what grave goods were present, two 4th century coins being of particular relevance.