TVAS (North Midlands)
Stoke-on-Trent
Tel: 01782 595 648
northmidlands@tvas.co.uk
TVAS (South West)
Taunton
Tel: 01823 288 284
Fax: 01823 272 462
southwest@tvas.co.uk
TVAS (South)
Brighton
Tel: 01273 554 198
Fax: 01273 564 043
south@tvas.co.uk
TVAS Head Office
Reading
Tel: 0118 926 0552
Fax: 0118 926 0553
tvas@tvas.co.uk

TVAS News: TVAS geophysical survey service launched

We are proud to announce the launch of the TVAS geophysical survey service. This provides archaeological geophysical surveys for both research and developer-led purposes. These are carried out on sites of all sizes across the southern UK to the highest standard by our team of specialist surveyors working out of our Reading office.

We provide both evaluation and characterisation magnetometer surveys. These types of survey offer rapid ground coverage and respond to a wide range of anomalies caused by past human activity. These properties make them ideal for fast yet detailed survey of an area, offering a good balance between time and cost and the amount of detail provided.

As part of this new service, we have become corporate members of the International Society for Archaeological Prospection (ISAP). As such, we ensure that our work is to the highest standard and serves to accurately inform the planning process.

For further details please see our Geophysical Surveying page.

Click on the image thumbnails below for larger versions:

The plot of our geophysics survey results from the Sonning Cursus, Berkshire during processing in ArcheoSurveyor. Our Bartington Instruments Grad 601-2 fluxgate gradiometer.

Plot of magnetic data from a proposed housing site in Somerset. The dark/bright horizontal bands indicate ridge and furrow farming while the almost vertical stripes represent enclosure ditches associated with a Roman villa in the next field. Tim Dawson surveying the proposed site for a new primary school in Somerset.