Archive for September, 2011

Works at Sanctuary Gardens, Church Road, Bristol

BaRAS are involved in excavation and watching brief prior to and during construction groundworks for 11 detached dwellings at Sanctuary Gardens. The present Lias rubble, red brick and limestone walls […]

Brandon Hill Evaluation

In August and September 2011 two archaeological trial trenches were excavated across the line of Civil War-era fortifications at the top of Brandon Hill, Bristol. This is the only place […]

Medieval Stone Sundial

Post-excavation work on the finds recovered from St James’s Priory has lead to the discovery of what may be part of the earliest known ‘scientific’ sundial in Britain. The sundial […]

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