Archive for 2013

Redevelopment at 66 Queen Square and King Street, Bristol

BaRAS recently undertook a targeted excavation followed by a watching brief between Queen Square and King Street. This location was originally known as ‘The Marsh’ and was an open area […]

Newland House, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

Newland House was in the process of being renovated when fire broke out in April 2012, leaving the building gutted and roofless. BaRAS recorded the building prior to, and during, […]

Fairfield Gardens, Glastonbury, Somerset

Excavations in advance of a new housing development in Glastonbury have uncovered evidence of medieval occupation and 15th or early 16th century leather making. The earliest features on the site […]

Former Mine Engine House, Trevoole, Cornwall

Reg Jackson carried out the recording and watching brief at the mine engine house at Trevoole before its conversion to residential use. Trevoole mine was in production in 1827, although […]

Seven Ways Public House, New Street, St Jude, Bristol

Recent work at the former Seven Ways public house in New Street has revealed some interesting features. Substantial foundations of a boundary wall alongside St Matthias Park may be the […]

The Rex Cinema, Bedminster

In May 2013 BaRAS undertook a building survey of a former cinema in North Street, Bedminster, prior to its demolition. The Rex Cinema was an unusual example of a civilian […]

Hope Chapel, Hotwells, Bristol

Between 2006 and 2012 BaRAS have been maintaining a watching brief during the conversion of a crypt at Hope Chapel in Hotwells, Bristol, during which 36 burials were uncovered, mostly […]

IEMA Environmentalists’ Social & Networking Event

Come and spend a relaxing evening speaking with archaeologists and other environmental professionals in the fine surroundings of St Nicholas Church in the heart of Bristol. Delegates will have the […]

BaRAS 2012 Fieldwork

The following represents a select list of projects undertaken by Bristol & Region Archaeological Services during 2012. Index of Archaeological Projects Old Gaol Stables, Cumberland Road, Wapping Wharf Filwood Park, […]

Keynsham Town Hall Redevelopment Project

BaRAS are currently excavating a site in central Keynsham on the corner of Temple Street and Bath Hill before redevelopment commences. Project Officer Lynn Hume and her team are looking […]

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