Community
archaeology and
geophysical survey:
reflections on the
Sensing the Iron Age
and Roman Past in
Hertfordshire Proj...
St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and
Archaeological Society 1845
East Herts Archaeological Society 1898
Institute...
• Welwyn Archaeological Society
• North Herts Archaeological Society
• Berkhamsted and District
Archaeological Society
• E...
Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past: geophysics and the
landscape of Hertfordshire
Kris Lockyear, Ellen Shlasko, Andrew Be...
• Training in the use of the magnetometer
and creation of teams of amateur
geophysicists.
• Teach a geophysics course for ...
UCL Qatar’s UAV
hertsgeosurvey.wordpress.com
The Site Surveys (so far)
• Broomhall Farm, Watton at Stone
• The Senuna Site, Ashwell
• Gatesbury, Braughing
• Little Had...
Some example
results:
Verulamium
• Successes
– Course great success and very popular
– Foerster mag works well (with quirks)
– Excellent survey of a number...
• Still to do
– Write up completed surveys
– More site surveys
– Software training
– Report writing training
– Add GPR?
– ...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the...
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Kris Lockyear and Ellen Shlasko
Paper presented at Computer Applications in Archaeology Conference 2014, 22nd - 25th April 2014, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris as part of Session 12: Community Archaeology and Technology. Session organisers: Nicole Beale and Eleonora Gandolfi. Session blog: http://blog.soton.ac.uk/comarch/

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CAA2014 Community Archaeology and Technology: Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past project

  1. 1. Community archaeology and geophysical survey: reflections on the Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past in Hertfordshire Project Kris Lockyear
  2. 2. St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society 1845 East Herts Archaeological Society 1898 Institute of Archaeology 1937 Welwyn Archaeological Society 1960 North Hertfordshire Archaeological Society 1960 Institute for Archaeologists 1982
  3. 3. • Welwyn Archaeological Society • North Herts Archaeological Society • Berkhamsted and District Archaeological Society • East Herts Archaeological Society • Braughing Archaeological Group • Wheathampstead History Society • Leighton Buzzard Archaeological and Local History Society • West Essex Archaeological Group • Welwyn Hatfield Young Arch. Club • St Albans Young Archaeologists Club • St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society • Chess Valley Archaeological Society
  4. 4. Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past: geophysics and the landscape of Hertfordshire Kris Lockyear, Ellen Shlasko, Andrew Bevan, Jarrod Burks, Rinita Dalan, Larry Conyers, David Wilbourn, Gai Jorayev, Theresa O’Mahoney, Alex Banks, John Dent, Mike Smith, Gil Burleigh, Simon West, Isobel Thompson, Stewart Bryant, David Thorold, Ros Niblett, Jim West, Clare Lewis, Sarah Talks, Jon Wimhurst, David Minty, Morag McBride, Pippa Colao, Roger Miles, Mark Landon, Burcu Urundul, Ralph Potter, Julia Merrick, Graeme Spurway, Barbara Harvey, Debbie Curtis, Bill Martin, Evangeline Dalan, Bernard Jones, Pauline Hey, Ruth Halliwell, Keith Bradbury, Caroline Baigent, Bridget Edgson, Richard Maddams, Carolyn Westlake, Anne Rowe, Sarah Adamson, Jean Savigar, Jean Bluck, Charles Stancer, Brian Dickinson, Alfie Talks, David Hall, Sheila Murray, Jane Buxton, Richard Cushing, Ben Crystal and Brian Adams. Apologies to anyone I have missed!
  5. 5. • Training in the use of the magnetometer and creation of teams of amateur geophysicists. • Teach a geophysics course for community archaeologists. • Undertake surveys of Roman and Iron Age sites including Verulamium. • Create and sustain a community of interested participants Goals of the Project
  6. 6. UCL Qatar’s UAV
  7. 7. hertsgeosurvey.wordpress.com
  8. 8. The Site Surveys (so far) • Broomhall Farm, Watton at Stone • The Senuna Site, Ashwell • Gatesbury, Braughing • Little Hadham • Verulamium, St. Albans • (Datchworth)
  9. 9. Some example results: Verulamium
  10. 10. • Successes – Course great success and very popular – Foerster mag works well (with quirks) – Excellent survey of a number of sites – Core team of competent surveyors – Creation of cross-group collaborations – Creation of CAGG – New sites being added to list – Requests for help coming in (getting known) – Ver survey of use in management and promotion
  11. 11. • Still to do – Write up completed surveys – More site surveys – Software training – Report writing training – Add GPR? – Not yet independent • Main problems – Survey, especially access to dGPS to georeference surveys properly, access to map data. – Logistics

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