Archive for 2012

Archaeological Work at the Bristol Old Vic

The restoration work at the Bristol Old Vic is now complete. But just before it was finished, workmen who were digging trenches for new services outside the theatre began uncovering […]

Avonmouth Docks

Project Officer: Tim Longman An evaluation was carried out before the construction of a new biomass power station at Avonmouth Docks in Bristol. The very wet conditions resulted in one […]

Hebron Burial Ground, Bedminster

BaRAS staff were present during the rebuilding of boundary walls around Hebron Burial Ground in Bedminster, Bristol. Although no burials were disturbed during this work, we did find several previously-hidden […]

Construction and the Archaeological Process

Andrew Townsend of Baras with Emma Nicholson of the Chartered Institute of Building, at the Union Jack Club, London, May 2012 BaRAS’s Andy King and Andrew Townsend gave a presentation […]

Institute for Archaeologists Conference 2012

Andrew Townsend giving a presentation as part of this year’s Institute for Archaeologists Annual Conference BaRAS co-hosted a CPD workshop on Health & Safety at this year’s Institute for Archaeologists […]

Pipe Lane, Bristol

BaRAS have recenty finished work at the corner of Pipe Lane and Trenchard Street, opposite the Colston Hall Foyer in Bristol. Until 1937 the site was occupied by a large, […]

Chesterfield Hospital, Clifton, Bristol

In November 2011 BaRAS carried out an archaeological standing building survey at Chesterfield Hospital, in Clifton, Bristol, prior to a major renovation programme which includes renovating a Grade II* listed […]

Chatterton House, Redcliffe Way, Bristol

BaRAS recently undertook an archaeological desk-based assessment of Chatterton House, Redcliffe Way, Bristol. Chatterton House, a Grade II listed building, was constructed in 1749 as a master’s house for the […]

The Old Fire Station, Bridewell, Bristol

BaRAS undertook a survey of the Old Fire Station, Bristol, before its redevelopment for a youth centre. Bridewell Fire station was designed in 1924 and opened in 1930. Designed by […]

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