The study of Britain’s industrial past is adding an increasingly important dimension to archaeology, mirroring a growing and widespread interest in industrial heritage. Industrial archaeology is an area in which Oxford Archaeology has developed considerable ...

Oxford Archaeology has one of the longest histories of post-medieval cemetery excavation. We were one of the first archaeological practices to work with exhumation companies, for example in 1992-94 at St Nicholas’ Church, Sevenoaks, ...

Over the last few years, OA has uncovered a wealth of Palaeolithic and Mesolithic remains. Indeed, since 2008 we have discovered more of these early prehistoric sites than at any other time in our ...

Investigating 400,000 years of history

Our projects have comprised some of the largest and most challenging sites in the UK, covered all periods from the Palaeolithic to the 20th century, and have encompassed many ...

Monitoring

Monitoring, also known as watching briefs, is usually requested by local authorities when previous investigations such as desk-based assessments or evaluations have revealed only low levels of archaeological significance. Monitoring is often the ...

On Saturday 5th March 2016 the Pop Up Museum is opening at the Museum of Oxford, St Aldates. The Gallery will be packed with all the small finds from the Greyfriars excavations, including writing ...

Archive creation and deposition of all fieldwork project types

Fieldwork, excavation, research and publication generate important datasets that can be used to facilitate understanding and further study of the historic landscape. Oxford Archaeology has ...

This is a fine example of an exceptionally large pot quern recently found in a 14th century foundation at the Westgate Centre in Oxford. It is made from probable Quarr stone from the Isle of ...

Thursday 16th July

Pupils in Year 9 from the Enrichment Group at Cheney School had the chance to carry out a geophysical survey in ...

The Westgate Pop Up Museum

As part of the Westgate Oxford development, Oxford Archaeology with Westgate Oxford, opened a Pop Up Museum. For six weeks it had a home in a shop unit in ...

The National Planning Policy Framework sets out the Government’s planning policies for the historic environment and their impact on planning applications.

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At Oxford Archaeology we have a fantastic range of events for you. Find out about the sites we are excavating or the work our specialists carry out every day. See our latest discoveries and hear ...


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