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Why should you try Community Archaeology?

Our community archaeology specialists Lydia and Alex have been busy on a number of different projects recently.  So, we thought we would round up a number of different reasons why our fantastic volunteers have got involved!   Why did you choose to get involved in community archaeology? “I have had a long time ambition to…
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Sleaford Castle

We always like getting out and about with different groups, so we have been having a good time recently by helping students from Carres Grammar School.  They have been working on a project examining the history and importance of Sleaford Castle, and how it could be more appropriately used by the town in the future.…
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The Specialists of APS – Project Officer

At APS, our expertise is as varied as our staff members.  So over the next few weeks and months we are going to reveal who we have working behind the scenes and out on site, and how we work together to deliver the high quality projects in and around Lincolnshire that we are known for.…
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How do we know what we know?

Ongoing training is key to developing a skilled and efficient workforce.  As such this is something that we are proud to invest in.  Within the last five months alone our staff and volunteers have benefited from a variety of courses and workshops.  This helps to ensure that we remain top in our field.  Find out…
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The Specialists of APS – Project Officer

At APS, our expertise is as varied as our staff members.  So over the next few weeks and months we are going to reveal who we have working behind the scenes and out on site, and how we work together to deliver the high quality projects in and around Lincolnshire that we are known for.…
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The Specialists of APS – Site Supervisor

At APS, our expertise is as varied as our staff members.  So over the next few weeks and months we are going to reveal who we have working behind the scenes - out on site - and how we work together to deliver the high quality projects in and around Lincolnshire that we are known…
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Education in Boston

Our Community Archaeologist Lydia Hendry has been busy this week preparing for our public dig for 2019.  We are working with the Boston Hanse Group to lead their Heritage Lottery Funded excavation.  For this, we will be digging in Boston to reveal some of the striking medieval history buried beneath. As part of the educational…
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Quarry Discoveries

One of our longest projects has been for Aggregate Industries near Woodhall Spa.  Here we have been carrying out archaeological investigations in advance of their quarrying work.  This has been a fantastic partnership and has produced lots of interesting finds. One area in particular, however, has caught our attention.  When we started, the lack of…
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Geophysics in Grantham

Working in geophysics, every day is a gamble.  Some days you spend all your time recording, only to discover that you have no features.  Other days and it feels like you hit the jackpot. Fortunately for our geophysicist Sean, he has recently been very lucky week indeed.  Due to the long hot summer of 2018,…
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Excellence in Archaeology

In 2016, the Arts and Humanities Council funded Professor Carenza Lewis (well-known from Channel 4’s Time Team) and Dr Ian Waites at the University of Lincoln to carry out a project called ‘Middlefield’s Utopia’.  The aim was to explore the archaeology of a post-war council estate in Gainsborough. This estate is important as its 1960s architects…
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