TVAS South are Recruiting!

Archaeologist excavating a ditch slot

Come and work with us in the South East! Thames Valley Archaeological Services are seeking archaeologists to join our fieldwork teams at Junior Supervisor to Supervisor Level (G3/4, G4) to be based at our TVAS South office in Brighton. Applicants will have an appropriate level of experience for their grade, a valid driving licence and…

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New Publication in the TVAS Monograph and Occasional Papers Series

Monograph 47 front cover

New Publication in TVAS’ Monograph and Occasional Papers Series We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest volume in our Monograph and Occasional Papers series. Monograph 47: Iron Age Settlement and a Roman Villa at Bowdens Lane Quarry, Huish Episcopi, Langport, Somerset. Monograph 47: Iron Age Settlement and A Roman Villa at Bowdens…

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TVAS Reading: Moor Lane, Staines excavation open day

TVAS Reading: Moor Lane, Staines excavation open day An open day was held on 17th March 2023 for Egham-by-Runnymede Historical Society and friends at Moor Lane, Staines. The open day was very successful with a large crowd attending for a guided site tour by Senior Project Officer Andy Taylor and to view a selection of…

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Digging for Britain to Feature TVAS Reading site, Stanton Harcourt

Digging for Britain to Feature TVAS Reading site, Stanton Harcourt Season 10 of Digging for Britain will feature Stanton Harcourt in episode 4. The episode is already available on iPlayer but will be broadcast live on 29th January 2023 on BBC 2 at 8pm. To summarise, the excavations revealed a rich past to the village…

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New Publications in the TVAS Monograph and Occasional Papers Series

New Publications in TVAS’ Monograph and Occasional Papers Series We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest volumes in our monograph and Occasional Papers series. Latest publications include Monograph 45 and 46; and Occasional Papers 49, 50 and 51. Occasional Paper 49:¬†Excavations on Prehistoric to Medieval Sites in the Weald of Surrey and…

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Royal Institute Christmas Lecture to Feature Skeleton from Viking Massacre

Royal Institute Christmas Lecture to Feature Skeleton from Viking Massacre This year’s Christmas Lecture from the Royal Institute will be presented by Professor Dame Sue Black on the secrets of forensic science. The lectures will be on BBC Four at 8pm on 26th Dec, 27th Dec and 28th Dec. And available afterwards on iPlayer. The…

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TVAS South: Office Open Day

TVAS South: Office Open Day TVAS South had a successful open day at their office on Thursday 1st December. Below are a few photos of guests having a look at our display. If you would like to give us any feedback about the open day then leave a comment in the comments area below!  

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TVAS South: Open Day at our Brighton Office

TVAS South: Open Day at our Brighton Office TVAS South are holding an open day at their office. If you are in Brighton and are interested in what archaeologists do then book yourself a 30 minute slot and find out more! See below for details.

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TVAS Reading: Palaeolithic Flint Tools Found near Henley-on-Thames

TVAS Reading: Palaeolithic Flint Tools Found near Henley-on-Thames Recent and ongoing fieldwork undertaken by TVAS has revealed rare evidence of some of the earliest ancient humans in Britain. Evaluation trenching & test pitting near Henley-on-Thames has produced flint artefacts dating to around 500,000 years old, during the lower Palaeolithic period. The species of human present…

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TVAS East Midlands: 19th c. Brick Kiln from Blunham, Bedfordshire

TVAS East Midlands: 19th c. Brick Kiln from Blunham, Bedfordshire TVAS East Midlands have just finished their excavation at land between 19 and 73, The Hill, Blunham, Bedfordshire . The archaeological potential of the site had been highlighted from both an initial desktop study and evaluation. The site lay on the fringes of the historic…

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