King John’s Palace Boundary Ditch 2012

July 2012 (completed)

Clipstone, Nottinghshire.

Excavation

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Mercian Archaeological Services CIC

Community Archaeology in the East Midlands,

 Community Archaeology Nottinghamshire, Excavation, Research, Volunteering, Community

    Archaeology Derbyshire, Training, Social, Learning, Community Archaeology Leicestershire,

    Heritage, Involvement, Belonging, Knowledge sharing, Community Archaeology Lincolnshire,

    Topographic Survey, Talks and Presentations, Outreach, Archaeology Projects , Open

    Days, Schools, Finds Processing, Day Schools, Field Schools, Young People, Archaeology

    and History of Sherwood Forest, Pottery Research, Medieval, Roman, Prehistoric, Community

    Interest Company, Community Archaeology Nottinghamshire.

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Community Archaeology in Nottinghamshire

Community Archaeology in Derbyshire

Community Archaeology in Leicestershire

Community Archaeology East Midlands

Community Archaeology in Lincolnshire

Robin Hood Sherwood Archaeology St Edwin's Chapel Archaeology Sherwood Forest

St. Edwin’s Chapel Fieldwalking and Geophysical Magnetic Survey 2014

Aug 2014

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Fieldwalking

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King John's Palace fieldwork results Sherwood Forest Clipstone village archaeology project 2013 Archaeology Training Field School Sherwood Forest

Archaeological training Field School, King John’s Palace 2014

Aug 25-29 & Sept 1-5 2014

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Open Excavation

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Kings Clipstone Village Project 2013

Feb 2013

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Mercian Archaeological Services  volunteers and community members excavated test pits around the village of Clipstone in Nottinghamshire, to investigate the development of the village in the Medieval Period.

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King John’s Palace test pits, mapping, landscape analysis, topographic survey

August 2013

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Test Pitting, mapping, topographic survey, 3D reconstruction.

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Robin Hood’s Village Dig Phase 2, 2014

October 26th-31st

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

Test pitting project to investigate the development of the village of Edwinstowe.

Free volunteer dig Click here for more info.

Robin Hood Archaeology

Geophysical Magnetic Survey at King John’s Palace 2014

Aug 18-21 2014

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

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Robin Hood’s Village Dig 2014

July 14th-25th

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

Test pitting project to investigate the development of the village of Edwinstowe.

Free volunteer dig Click here for more info.

The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

This project was part sponsored by kind donations from:

Only Solutions LLP

Park Properties Ltd

Young Archaeology Club Newark and Sherwood Sherwood Forest Trust Robert Woodhead Reach Learning Disabilities Robin Hood sherwood forest Edwinstowe House

Burton Road Community Excavation

July 14th-25th

Ticknall Derbyshire.

Mercian Archaeological Services  and members of the Ticknall Archaeological Research

Group and volunteers undertook a Community Archaeology Excavation in the garden of a property in Ticknall in South Derbyshire.

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The Friends of Thynghowe: Forgotten Heritage of Birklands

April 2014

Budby, Nottinghamshire.

Archaeological site consultancy and excavation.

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Ticknall Archaeological Research Group Community Arcaheology Ticknall Derbyshire The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Thynhowe Archaeology Viking Meeting Site

Kings Clipstone Historic Building Recording 2013

Feb 2013

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

James Wright undertook a historic Building Survey of Arundel and Brammer Cottages in the village of Clipstone.

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Kings ClLipstone Historic Building Survey

Heath End Pottery Kiln Excavation 2013
15th - 205th May 2013

Heath End, Ashby -de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.

Mercian Archaeological Services  and members of the Ticknall Archaeological Research Group excavated a post- Medieval Kilns site.

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Hilton Village Project 2013

May 2013

Hilton, Derbyshire.

Mercian Archaeological Services, archaeological volunteers, villagers and members of the Dove Valley Community Archaeology Group excavated test pits around the village of Hilton in South Derbyshire.

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Heath End Community Archaeology Leicestershire Derbyshire County Council Archaeology


This project was part sponsored by kind donations from:

Park Properties Ltd

Sherwood Forest Geophysical Survey archaeology Community Archaeology Hilton Derbyshire
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Discover King John’s Palace 2015

July 2015

King’s Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Community Excavation

Free volunteer dig 7th- 25th July 2015.
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Magna Carta Sherwood Forest Sherwood Forest Trust Big Lottery People's Millions Sherwood Forest The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

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Thynghowe ‘Court Circle’ Magnetometer Survey 2015

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Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

Geophysical Magnetic Fluxgate Gradiometer Survey.

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page King John's Palace Boundary Ditch Excavation Heritage Lottery Fund Archaeology Heritage Lottery Fund Archaeology

Does the Heritage of the Welbeck Estate Include A King Killed At Cuckney ?

Oct- Nov 2015

Cuckney, Nottinghamshire.


Geophysical Surveys and open days

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The Vikings of Sherwood: Investigating the Assembly Site of Thynghowe 2015-16

FREE Archaeological Excavation Field School April 2016

Birklands Wood, Nottinghamshire.

Excavation to investigate earthworks at Thynghowe

Free volunteer dig. Dates to be announced soon.

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Heritage Lottery Fund Archaeology Heritage Lottery Fund Archaeology Archaeology Training Field School Sherwood Forest

Archaeological training Field School, King John’s Palace 2015Aug 10-14 & 17-21 2015


Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Open Excavation, Archaeological Training Field School

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Battle of Hatfield. Saxons of Sherwood Forest. Thynghowe Vikings Sherwood Forest Thynghowe Vikings Sherwood Forest Thynghowe Vikings Sherwood Forest Thynghowe Vikings Sherwood Forest Battle of Hatfield. Saxons of Sherwood Forest.

Birklands Wood (NNR) LiDAR Ground-truthing survey

Feb - Mar 2016- Join mailing list for details: Contact

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

Walkover Survey Project in Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve.

Free volunteer survey Click here for more info

The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Archaeology in Sherwood Forest Nottinghamshire County Council Thynghowe Vikings Sherwood Forest Discover King John's Palace free excavation Discover King John's Palace free excavation Discover King John's Palace free excavation Discover King John's Palace free excavation Discover King John's Palace free excavation Discover King John's Palace free excavation Discover King John's Palace free excavation The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at King John’s Palace Phase 1, 2015

May 2015

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Geophysical Survey looking for the boundaries and built environment of the medieval royal palace.


The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Discover King John's Palace free excavation Geophysical Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at King John's Palace in Sherwood Forest

Ashby Bath Grounds - Improved Accessibility and Community Heritage Project, 2016.

FREE Archaeological Geophysical Survey and Topographic Survey Field School April 2016

Ashby de la Zouch,  Leicestershire.

Survey of part of the former Bath Ground in Ashby

Free volunteer project. Dates to be announced soon.

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Heritage Lottery Fund Archaeology Archaeology Training Field School Sherwood Forest

Archaeological training Field School, King John’s Palace 2016
August 8th - 12th & 22nd -26th  2016

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

Open Excavation, Archaeological Training Field School

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Discover King John's Palace free excavation

Robin Hood’s Village Dig Phase 3, 2016

July 12th -16th 2016

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

Test pitting project to investigate the development of the village of Edwinstowe.

Free volunteer dig Click here for more info.

Robin Hood Archaeology The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page
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