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Mesolithic structure discovered on Vauxhall foreshore: photo Nathalie Cohen For anyone interested in the history, heritage or archaeology of the capital, London Archaeologist is essential reading. Since 1968 it has been the periodical of record for the London area, covering every major archaeological discovery, period, event and issue.
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Annual Lecture and AGM

Results of the huge Crossrail excavations at Liverpool Street will be revealed by Alison Telfer at LA's Annual Lecture on Thursday 12th May. As usual it follows a reception and short AGM starting at 6.30pm. More details nearer the time.

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Now out - Winter 2016

  • excavations on the periphery of the City of London
  • Roman city wall at Trinity Square
  • Multi-period site in Southwark
  • development of Paddinigton Green
  • Iron Age Brentford

    ...and on the cover, porcelain and slipware from the Isleworth pottery factory that operated from 1756 until 1831. GLAAS, the London part of HIstoric England profiled in this issue, was able to advise Hounslow Borough Council that the site was of national importance and secured further investigation and preservation.

    …plus commentary, news, letter to the editor and events diary.

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