In 2014, Oxford Wessex Archaeology published the Solent-Thames Research Framework for the Historic Environment. This volume is one stage of a project, led by Oxford Archaeology, to survey and characterise all aspects of the rich ...

Click on the images to view photos of our excavations at the Greyfriars friary at Westgate Oxford and some of the many finds we recovered.

Through site survey, the use of drones, and a technique called photogrammetry, we have captured the Wesgate excavations in 3D

This 3D model, captured by drone, shows the brief moment in time in October 2015 ...

Click on the information sheets below to learn more about the Westgate Oxford excavation and its discoveries

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OA South's excavations at Westgate Oxford, which were recently recognised by the British Archaeological Awards as ‘Best Archaeological Project 2016’, saw up to 50 dedicated archaeologists working on site in often challenging conditions to ...

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 ...


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