Geophysics training at Lackford, Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Project.

Featured image: Volunteer conducting a geophysical survey with multi sensor array cart system (MACS) at Lackford (© Suffolk County Council) Last autumn a geophysical survey was carried out over Suffolk Wildlife Trust land at Lackford in the Lark valley, as part of the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers project . The fields surveyed were known toContinue reading “Geophysics training at Lackford, Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Project.”

Geophysical Survey in the Deben Valley 2021

Featured image: volunteer conducting a magnetometry survey Over the course of several weeks in 2021, 13 volunteers from the Suffolk Archaeological Field Group conducted a magnetometry survey on a ploughed field in the Deben Valley, as part of the Rendlesham Revealed project. The aim of the survey was to look at a new area inContinue reading “Geophysical Survey in the Deben Valley 2021”

The Results – Geophysics at West Stow 2021

Featured image: volunteers reviewing the geophysical survey results after collecting the data in the field. In October 2021, 12 volunteers were trained to carry out a geophysical survey in the areas surrounding West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park. The training was led by Phase Site Investigations who have now completed the data analysis, whichContinue reading “The Results – Geophysics at West Stow 2021”

West Suffolk Prehistoric Landscapes Project

Featured image: Volunteer being trained in geophysical survey ©Past to Present Archaeology Recently, Past to Present Archaeology began a new research project to study the Bronze Age communities of Western Suffolk. Last summer, volunteers started the archaeological investigations near Bury St Edmunds. Rupert Birtwistle, our guest writer for this week and the project’s Director, tellsContinue reading “West Suffolk Prehistoric Landscapes Project”

Geophysics Training, West Stow

Featured image: volunteers being trained how to conduct a survey using a hand-held bartington fluxgate gradiometer Volunteers were trained to undertake a geophysical survey to investigate archaeology in the Lark Valley, as part of the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund In October, a geophysical surveyContinue reading “Geophysics Training, West Stow”

Investigating Archaeology in the Lark Valley

Featured image: aerial view of the reconstructed Anglo-Saxon buildings at West Stow near to the River Lark The Archaeological Service are investigating the hidden archaeology in the Lark Valley in West Suffolk as part of the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The Lark Valley isContinue reading “Investigating Archaeology in the Lark Valley”