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Long Barrows Project Update

Work is now well underway on the Lincolnshire Neolithic Long Barrows assessment project. Since the project started earlier this year, we have made an initial assessment of some 40 sites where long barrows are known and mapped from aerial photographs. APS are now carrying out a programme of geophysical surveys to help determine the presence…
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Forthcoming community archaeology projects

Next year is lining up to be a busy year for community projects! We are providing archaeological support for Heritage Lincolnshire’s 'Presenting the Past' programme, one of several heritage themed projects as part of the Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase HLF Landscape Partnership Scheme.  The first events to introduce the 18 month project are coming…
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Indulging a passion…

Over the last few months, Paul Cope-Faulkner has been settling into his new role as Project Manager for Archaeological Project Services. With many years working in field archaeology across the country and specialising in the Fenland environment, Paul is extremely well suited to take on day-to-day management of the archaeological team.  He has also recently…
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Surveying Lincolnshire’s Long Barrows

Staff from APS and Heritage Lincolnshire are currently working alongside Historic England on an exciting project examining the Neolithic Long Barrows of Lincolnshire. Long barrows are the earliest built burial places in the English Landscape constructed from earth, wood and stone around 5,000 years ago and some 100 are known in the county. There are…
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Food for thought…

Last weekend saw the Thirty-Second Leeds Symposium on Food History and Traditions take place in York. Over seventy people attended the event which this year was themed around ‘Birds for the Table.’  As several staff within APS have an interest in food history it was an opportunity not to be missed, especially with topics being…
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Learning about archaeology…

During spring this year, APS have been busy in the classroom as well as in the field! A number of our staff including Alex Beeby and Ian Marshman provide courses as part of Lincolnshire County Council’s GROW programme of lifelong learning. Course are free of charge to new learners but must be booked in advance.…
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Vacancies – Site Assistants & Supervisors

STOP PRESS: Closing date extended to Friday 10th March We are currently looking for Site Assistants and Supervisors to undertake all aspects of excavation work, beginning with a large excavation site in Suffolk. For further details and how to apply, please download the Information Pack . The closing date is Friday 10th March.  
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Construction Projects for the New Year…

New Year; new construction project?  APS can provide all your archaeological and heritage requirements including planning advice, conservation management plans, building recording, geophysical survey, evaluation, trial trenching, excavation and mitigation strategies.  Contact us to discuss how we can help.
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Vacancy – Heritage at Risk Solutions Officer

An exciting vacancy has arisen to join Heritage Lincolnshire working across the East Midlands as the Heritage at Risk Solutions Officer. This initial 3 year-post will provide expert advice on the planning, funding and management of heritage at risk projects and provide mentoring to BPTs, community groups, private owners, local authorities, and other relevant organisations.…
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Understanding The Old King’s Head

At the end of October, Neil Parker from APS provided some guided tours around the Old King’s Head in Kirton (near Boston) to a number of interested visitors, some of whom had lived in the building or had strong associations with the property. One Kirton resident who attended brought along some pictures of former boxing…
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