A S Archaeology and Heritage Services is an independent practice based in Somerset, offering a Comprehensive range of archaeological services in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset.
At ĎA S ARCHAEOLOGY and HERITAGE SERVICESí we are fully aware of the potential financial impact heritage and archaeology issues can have on development budgets. As an experienced provider of a wide range of archaeological services we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver the most cost effective and competitive solution.
We are experienced in the management of projects for a wide range of clients including government bodies, community groups, private individuals and commercial developers. Whether working in an urban or rural environment, on small or large scale archaeological projects we guarantee to complete the job on time and within budget.
Will determine as far as possible from existing records, the nature and extent of the archaeological resource within a specified area.
Limited programme of fieldwork to determine the presence or absence of archaeological deposits. Usually prior to the site being developed.
Is the most basic process of recording archaeological deposits during the development of an area. Sufficient time must be given for a record to be made.
Normally funded by the developer which means excavation is focused on the area affected by the development. A detailed record of the archaeology investigated is made.
A methodological process whereby we collect information about the location, distribution and organisation of past human activity.
The data from the fieldwork is analysed by our specialists to produce a report and researchable archive for further archaeological investigation.
Is a ground-based physical survey using techniques which allow sub-surface features to be seen & assessed in an archaeological context.
Is a programme of work to establish the character, history, dating, form and archaeological development of a structure & its setting