King John’s Palace Boundary Ditch 2012

July 2012 (completed)

Clipstone, Nottinghshire.

Excavation

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Some example Mercian Archaeological Services CIC Projects - We are currently working with many groups on other projects. If you want to discuss your project idea and see it listed here please email us at info@mercian-as.co.uk

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

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

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 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

Clients /Partners /Funding:

Project:

Thynghowe ‘Court Circle’ Magnetometer Survey 2015

Budby, Warsop, 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. Click here for more info




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

Archaeological training Field School, King John’s Palace 2015 Aug 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.

Mapping Medieval Sherwood Forest


Creation of an interactive map of the medieval landscape of Sherwood Forest


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Archaeology in 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, 2015 & 2016

May 2015

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

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

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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 Geophysical survey Thynghowe Viking Assembly site Thynghowe

Projects

Recording Locks on the Grantham Canal

For Canals & River Trust with the Grantham Canal Society.

Ongoing

Woolsthopre by Belvoir, Lincolnshire.

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St Helen’s Church Survey Ashby de la Zouch

July 2017. Ground Penetrating Radar and Topographic Survey of St Helen’s Church Vaults Ashby de la Zouch


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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 2017

July & August 2017

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

Fieldwalking St Edwin’s Chapel

October 2017

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

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

Geophysical Survey at St Edwin’s Chapel

October 2017

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

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Edwinstowe Church Survey

June 2017

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

Clipstone Peel Archaeology Project - Part 1

October - December  2017

Topographic Survey, Clipstone, Nottinghamshire.

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“Scirwuda- Mapping the Greenwood”:

Place-names, Ghost and Shadow woods of Sherwood Forest Project

Upcoming survey project of place-names and ecology

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Archaeology in Sherwood Forest

St Mary’s Norton- Cuckney Church Survey

Photogrammetric survey and reconstruction of medieval wall paintings in ST Mary’s Church Norton Cuckney.


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

The Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve Archaeology Survey

Level 1 & Level 2 survey including LiDAR Ground-truthing of Birklands and Bihaugh Woods and Budby South Forest.

2018 onwards
Edwinstowe & Budby, Nottinghamshire.

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Archaeology in Sherwood Forest Nottinghamshire County Council

Bainbridge Archaeology Project, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire

Archaeological project investigating this multi-period site centred on a late Bronze Age fort, set in the hearth of James Herriot’s beautiful Wensleydale valley.
2018 - ongoing.
Bainbridge & Askrigg, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire.

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The Sherwood Forest Villages Project 2013


Settlement development in Sherwood Forest.


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

The Cistercians of Rufford Project: Settlement Development, Dynamics and Desertion.

2013 onwards

Investigating the lands and settlements of Rufford Abbey


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Clipstone village archaeology project 2013

Sherwood Forest Environmental Survey


Long term project undertaking environmental surveys to understand the development of the Sherwood Forest landscape


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Archaeology in Sherwood Forest

The Sherwood Villages Project: Settlement Development in the Forest

2013 onwards.

Long-term research project using historic mapping, test pitting, and other methods to investigate the development of settlements in Sherwod Forest.

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page Archaeology in Sherwood Forest Archaeology Training Field School Sherwood Forest

Archaeological training Field School, King John’s Palace 2018

August 2018

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

The Sherwood Forest LiDAR Project

Having collated all 1m, 0.5m and 0.25m LiDAR for the Sherwood Forest area into a GIS; this project analyses LiDAR data for archaeological remains and utilises ground-truthing surveys to test the data set.

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

Phase 2 Warriors through the Landscape,

2018

Cuckney, Nottinghamshire.

Excavation at Cuckney Castle, topographic survey of water meadows system, LiDAR survey and more…

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Heritage Lottery Fund Archaeology Battle of Hatfield. Saxons of Sherwood Forest. Battle of Hatfield. Saxons of Sherwood Forest.

Sherwood Heath Archaeology Survey

Level One walkover survey of Sherwood Heath with LiDAR ground-truthing.


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

Thoresby Estate Archaeology Survey

Level One walkover survey of Thoresby Estate with LiDAR ground-truthing.


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page

Ransom Wood Archaeology Project

Level One walkover survey of Ransom Wood Estate


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The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project page



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