Archive | 20th Century RSS feed for this section

Finding a foundry! Excavations at the Hafod-Morfa industrial complex in Swansea, Wales

An account of the archaeological excavations at the Hafod-Morfa Industrial complex in Swansea, Wales

Read full story Comments are closed

Historic Building Survey at Morenish Chapel

A survey team from Rubicon Heritage Services recently completed an historic building survey of a fascinating building on the banks of Loch Tay in Scotland. The survey consisted of measured drawings of the external elevations together with rectified photography.  Morenish Chapel is a fine example of a memorial chapel with richly symbolic crafted decoration to […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Archaeology and the historic trams of Edinburgh

http://www.rubiconheritage.com/ Transport for the masses: the Historic Trams of Edinburgh Archaeology does not always deal with the distant past. Buried remains from the last century can provide exciting information about the development of our society in a way that is very relevant to modern populations.¬†Over the last couple of years, Rubicon Heritage Services has undertaken […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Ireland’s Forgotten Great War Archaeology

In the second of our Remembrance Day posts, we explore the archaeological reminders of World War One that can still be seen around the Irish landscape today. The sites associated with 20th century conflict in Ireland are a forgotten archaeology, being amongst the least studied and least protected aspects of the island’s heritage. Three Divisions […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }