What is LIDAR?

Initial LIDAR results - area south of Winsley

…and why are we using it? Image copyright of Bradford on Avon Museum. LIDAR image and data kindly supplied by the Environment Agency, who are conducting the LIDAR survey for the Ancient Landscapes project.

LIDAR is still a fairly new surveying technique in the field of archaeology, but it was chosen for the...

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How to Get Involved

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We now have a list of tasks to give you a better idea of how you can get involved with this exciting project.

Roy Canham held an introductory session on Wednesday 27th February for all those who had already expressed an interest in being involved.  He discussed the background to the project and gave us all a flavour of some...

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Introduction to the Project

Ancient Landscapes

Ancient Landscapes of the Bradford Hundred is a new Museum project for 2013, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

We will be studying and recording traces of the prehistoric and Romano-British landscape over an area of 12 square km stretching from the town towards Winsley and Monkton Farleigh.

Why did we choose this area to survey?

From 2000 to 2003 the excavation of a...

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