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Archaeological Building Investigation and Recording


Date - w/c 30th July 2017 

This course is aimed at those with an interest in historic buildings and are interested in knowing more about recording them for preservation. This week-long course aims to have an accurate recording of a building within the Parish of Sedgeford together with its setting and establish its archaeological significance.

It is not intended (in the interim) that there would be any excavation involved with the chosen building but the course would be looking to:

  1. Examine the construction together with comparison of modern techniques.
  2. Establishing not only the approximate date of construction and the original usage but recording any artefacts which exist. (This would include sketches and photographs)
  3. Taking notes of any alterations to the original building and attempt to establish the reasoning. (Again taking sketches and photographs)
  4. Following appraisal and understanding of the project in hand take full measurements to establish:
  5. Both internal and external dimensions together with all features. Accurate measurements will be taken with notes.

Course Duration

6 Days

Course Fees 

Full rate - £350 - includes course fee, all meals*, tent pitch, site facilities and supervision.
Concession rate - £290 - as above, but applicable to students and the unwaged.
Off-site charge - £240 - for those living locally or staying elsewhere, includes course fee, lunch, refreshments and supervision.

*Departures and arrivals are on Saturdays and the only food provided is the evening BBQ.

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