Archive for 2013

Building Plan Books at the Bristol Records Office

The Old City area of Bristol, centred on Corn Street, is to be given a bold makeover to make it more pedestrian-friendly and attractive to the local community and visitors. […]

Bristol and Avon Archaeological Society Symposium 2013

BaRAS were represented at Bristol and Avon Archaeological Society’s 50th Anniversary Symposium on Saturday 9th March. A number of speakers highlighted the archaeological discoveries in and around the Bristol area, […]

Lapal Tunnel Brickworks, Birmingham

In the winter of 2012/13 BaRAS undertook a watching brief during the construction of a new ASDA store at Barnes Hill, in the Birmingham suburb of Weoley Castle. This involved […]

BaRAS 2011 Fieldwork

The following represents a select list of projects undertaken by Bristol & Region Archaeological Services during 2011. Index of Archaeological Projects Cossham Memorial Hospital The Lord Rodney 64-70 West Street, […]

Wapping Wharf, Bristol, Part 2

BaRAS archaeologists have continued to uncover structural remains belonging to several buildings, dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, thought likely to be associated with shipbuilding. This industry was present […]

Tropicana, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare

Plate 1: The central pavilion building, looking north-west Simon Roper was commissioned by North Somerset Council to record the buildings and structures of the outdoor swimming pool complex known as […]

Wapping Wharf, Bristol, Part 1

Why dig at Wapping Wharf? This work is being carried out in accordance with a planning condition attached to the original planning consent. This was imposed following advice to the […]

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