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 ...

Heritage advice for local authorities

A local development plan is a plan prepared by the local planning authority and the neighbourhood development plan for the area. The decision on whether a proposal for building works ...

Committed to serving the community by widening access to archaeology

As a registered charity with a heritage and education focus, we help people discover and enjoy their heritage. Community archaeology projects allow local communities and ...

Providing opportunities for volunteering is an important part of our work. Activities undertaken by volunteers cover the breadth of archaeological processes we undertake, such as post-excavation, finds processing, digitisation and recording, administrative and outreach tasks, ...

Archaeology is a cross-curricular subject covering aspects of history, English, geography, art and design, mathematics, technology and science. It is also a subject with which all age groups can engage and enjoy. OA East ...

Archaeological research generates large amounts of valuable information. Digital tools provide powerful means by which these datasets can be stored and managed efficiently. These maximise the knowledge that can be gained and allow the ...

Intangible cultural heritage

Intangible cultural heritage is passed on from generation to generation by individuals and communities and provides a sense of identity and place and continuity, while respecting cultural diversity and human creativity. ...


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