Archaeological services: Desk-based research

Full archaeological support for all of your research needs.
The services in this category that you are most likely to require are the following:

Archaeological desk-based assessment

Archaeological desk-based assessments combine historical research with map regression, including records retrieved from historical records offices, the internet and any other source available. This provides an assessment of the archaeology known or suspected to exist within a development, and includes an Archaeological Impact Assessment (known and projected) as standard.

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Historic Building Recording (desk-based)

Historic building recording

Historic Building Recording schemes often utilise desk-based research to form part of the background for the building in question (usually as part of a Level 2/3 survey and above).


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Our heritage solutions - useful info

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Pre-planning application (PRE-APP)

Archaeological Schemes
If you're at PRE-APP stage and have advice from your Local Authority that an archaeological project is required to inform your application, we can help.

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Planning Condition

Archaeological Schemes
If you've applied for your planning application and have received archaeological conditions or pre-commencement conditions in your paperwork, please click below to see how we can help.

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Scheduled Monuments
(SMC work)

Archaeological Schemes
Archaeological schemes of work are required when development takes place within the boundary of a Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM). Please click the button below to see how we can help.

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Works to Listed Buildings

Historic Building Schemes
If you're working on a Listed Building, there's a good chance you'll need an archaeologist to record and/or research the building before works commence and possible monitor your scheme while its underway. Please click here to see what we can do to help.

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Non-designated Heritage Assets

Historic Building Schemes
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) allows Local Authorities to designate buildings as non-designated heritage assets. If you're working on such a building, its likely you'll need an archaeologist to undertake a recording scheme.

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Community or private works

Heritage Schemes
If you're a community group or charity looking for advice or to take part in (or set up) an archaeological project (or for any other archaeological works not planning-related), we can help.

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Archaeological Practice

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