A Research Framework for the Archaeology of Wales

Southeast Wales – Recent and Current Research

22/12/2003

 

 

ACADEMIC RESEARCH AND SIMILAR PROJECTS

Subject

Researcher

Main Period

Reference

Early prehistoric Levels

M Bell, U Reading, UWL

Mesolithic

ongoing

Later prehistoric Levels

M Bell, UWL, U Reading

Bronze Age-Iron Age

Bell et al 2000

Historic Levels

S Rippon, U Reading

Medieval-Post Medieval

Rippon 1 996a; 1996b

Early Ironworking

T Young, UW Cardiff

Post medieval

ongoing

Gray Hill

J Pollard, UWCN

Bronze Age

ongoing

N Monmouthshire prehistory

G Makepeace

Bronze Age-Iron Age                                                                          

ongoing

Trelech

R Howell, UWCN

Medieval

ongoing

Black Mountains prehistory

F Qlding, Abergavenny Museum

Mesolithic - Iron Age

Olding 2000

Burry Holms

E Walker, NMGW

Mesolithic

ongoing

Paviland Cave

S Aldhouse-Green, UWCN

Palaeolithic —Mesolithic

Aldhouse-Green 2000

The Cefn Drum Research Project: medieval settlement and subsistence in the uplands

J Kissock, UWCN

Medieval

Kissock1997, 1999

Lodge Hill

J Pollard, UWCN

Iron Age

Ongoing

Peny-bont, Ogmore

S Aldhouse-Green, UWCN

Neolithic

Ongoing

Later prehistoric enclosures

T Driver, RCAHMW

Iron Age

Driver 1998

Blaenavon urban landscape

0 Jenkins, RCAHMW

Post-medieval

Ongoing

Viking Wales

M Redknap. NMGW

Early medieval

Redknap 2000

Medieval seals

D H Williams

Medieval

Williams 2000

Medieval tiles

J M Lewis, NMGW

Medieval

Lewis 1999

Roman coarse pottery

P V Webster, UCC

Roman

 

Post-Dissolution landowning

M Gray, UCC (now UWCN)

Medieval-Post- medieval

unpublished PhD

Post-medieval Monmouthshire

P Courtney UCC (now U Leicester)

Post-Medieval Medieval

unpublished PhD

Early iron working

P Riden, UCC

Post-Medieval

Riden 1992

Prehistoric finds held by county museums

N P Figgis

Mesolithic-Iron Age

Figgis 1999

Llanellen. Gower

Schlesinger and Walls

Medieval

Schlesinger and Walls 1996

Sedimentology of the Levels

J R L Allen

Mesolithic-Post Medieval

(numerous)

Rumney Great Wharf Roman site

J R L Allen and M G Fulford, U Reading

Roman

Allen and Fulford1986; Fulford et al. 1994

Medieval-post- medieval pottery

E Campbell and C Papazion

Medieval-post- medieval pottery

Campbell and Papazion1990, 1992, 1993

Medieval settlement in Gower

J Kissock, UWCN

Medieval

 

Swansea Valley industrial

S Hughes, RCAHMW

Post-medieval

Hughes 2000

Prehistoric fishing practice in the Welsh Severn Estuary

M.Bell University of Reading

Prehistoric

On-going

Investigation of Behaviour of Relative Sea Level Through the Holocene

J.Allen University of Reading

All Periods

On-going

Investigations of Rates of Sea- Level Rise

J.Allen University of Reading

All Periods

On-going

Mesolithic to Neolithic Coastal Environmental Change 6500-35000 Cal BC

M.Bell University of Reading

Mesolithic- Neolithic

On-going

Goldcliff East Mesolithic Excavation

M.Bell University of Reading

Mesolithic

On-going

Redwick Bronze Age Project

M.Bell University of Reading

Bronze Age

On-going

Funerary and Ritual Sites Projects

A Caseldine UW Lampeter

Prehistoric

On-going

Redwick Bronze Age Project

Caseldine UW Lampeter

Bronze Age

On-going

Historical River Channel Change in Wales

M.Macklin, P.Brewer& T.Coulthard UW Aberystwyth

All Periods

On-going

The Norman Lordship of Glamorgan: an examination of its establishment and development

Williams A G UW Cardiff

Medieval                                        

Unpublished PhD. thesis


 

GGAT RESEARCH PROJECTS

Title

Lead individual

Main period

Reference

GGAT 2 Loughor

H S Owen-John and A Marvell

Roman

Marvell and Owen- John 1997

GGAT 3 Usk 1986-88 Excavations

A Marvell

Roman

Marvell 1996

GGAT 4 Caerleon: Mill Street

F Evans

Roman

Evans 2000

GGAT 5, 32 Neath

A Marvell

Roman

Marvell and Heywood 1992

GGAT 6 Caerleon Roman Gates

D R Evans

Roman

Evans and Metcalf 1992

GGAT 7 Cowbridge

E Evans and J Parkhouse

Roman- Medieval

Evans and Parkhouse 1996

GGAT 8 Rumney Castle

K lightfoot

Medieval

Lightfoot 1992

GGAT 9 Coed-y- Cwmdda

H S Owen-John

Neolithic-Bronze Age

Owen-John 1988

GGAT 10 Margam Park

H S Owen-John

Medieval-Post- Medieval

-

GGAT     12, 17 Dan-y-Graig

 

H S Owen-John

Roman

Newman 1990

GGAT 13 Llanmaes

R Newman

Post-medieval

Newman and Wilkinson 1996

GGAT 14 Atlantic Trading Estate

R Newman and C Newman

Bronze Age, Roman, Early Medieval

Sell 1998

GGAT 15 Usk Old Market Street 1979

D REvans

Roman Post-medieval

Evans 1989

GGAT 16 Port Eynon

P Wilkinson

 

Wilkinson et al. 1998

GGAT 18

Cowbridge: Midland Bank

J Parkhouse

Roman -Medieval

Evans                and Parkhouse 1996

GGAT 20 Cowbridge: Old Brewery

J Parkhousc

Medieval

Evans                and Parkhouse 1996

GGAT 21 Severn Levels

J Parkhouse

Prehistoric -Medieval

Locock 1997

GGAT 22 Newbridge Boat

A Marvell

Post-medieval

MacGrail and Parry 1989, 1991

GGAT 24 Upland Survey

J Parkhouse and H Owen-John

Multiperiod

GGAT 1989

GGAT 27 SAM Aerial Monitoring

H S Owen-John

Multiperiod

 

GGAT 28 Monmouth: 83-85 Monnow St

N Maylan

Medieval

Marvell 2000

GGAT 29 Cross St Abergavenny

D Evans

Roman

Evans 1995

GGAT 31 Caldicot

N Nayling

Bronze Age

Nayling             and Caseldine l996

GGAT                33 Caerleon Sandy gate

E Evans

Roman

Evans 1991

GGAT 38 Caerleon: British Telecom

E Evans

Roman

NMGW in prep

GGAT 40 Pentyrch Ironworks

M Lawler

Post-medieval

Lawler 1994

GGAT 41 Monmouth: 43-47 Monnow St

N Maylan

Medieval

Marvell 2000

GGAT 42 Goldcliff

J Parkhouse

Iron Age

Bell and Parkhouse 2000

GGA1                 44 Caerleon Abbeyfield

E Evans

Roman

Evans                and Maynard 1992

GGAT 45 Cwm Nash Monknash

M Locock

Post-medieval

-

GGAT 46 Brynmill Peatshelf

D Williams

Iron Age

 

GGAT 48 Coastal Valleys (Ely LEAP)

P Graves-Brown

Multiperiod

 

GGAT 50 Coastal Survey

M Locock

Multiperiod

Davidson 2002

GGAT 51 Churches Survey

E Evans

Medieval

 

GGAT                52 Monmouthshire Historic Settlements

D Maynard and M Locock

Medieval-Post-medieval

 

GGAT 53    Magor Boat

N Nayling

Medieval

Nayling 1998

GGAT   57     Cold Knap Barrow

G Dowdell

Bronze    Age/Post-medieval

 

GGA1                 58 Swansea           Bay Intertidal

N Nayling

Post-medieval

Nayling 1999a

GGAT 59    Gwent Levels

N Nayling

Bronze Age

Nayling 1999b

GGAT 60   Coastal Retreat

N Nayling

Medieval

Nayling 1999c

GGAT 61   Historic Landscape Characterisation

R Roberts

Multiperiod

 

GGAT 62   Coastal Hillforts

S Sell

Iron Age - Roman

Sell 2001

GGAT    63        SE Wales                 RB Settlements

E Evans

Roman

 

GGAT    64        St Nicholas Church

G Dowdell

Medieval

Thomas 2000

GGAT                65 Deserted        Rural Settlement

M Locock

Medieval-Post-medieval

ongoing

GGAT                66

Prehistoric      Non-defended

M Locock

Prehistoric

ongoing

GGAT 70   Coastal Hillforts: Glamorgan

S Sell

Iron Age

 

GGAT                72 Prehistoric Funerary etc

E   Evans   and   K Howell

Neolithic-Bronze Age

ongoing

GGAT 73      Early Medieval Ecclesiastical

E Evans

Early Medieval

ongoing

GGAT  75        Vici and roads

A Pearson

Roman

ongoing

Mynydd         Maen uplands survey

M Locock

Multiperiod

 

Mynydd         Uchaf uplands survey

A Yates

Multiperiod

 

Blaenau        Gwent uplands survey

A Yates

Multiperiod

 

Thaw           Valley survey

P Graves-Brown

Multiperiod

 

 

1.3 OTHER PROJECTS

 

 

Vale of Glamorgan LANDMAP

C Hill, GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Neath  Port  Talbot LANDMAP

P     Graves-Brown,

GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Cardiff LANDMAP

N Maylan, GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Newport LANDMAP

N Maylan, GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Monmouthshire LANDMAP

N Maylan, GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Torfaen LANDMAP

R Roberts, GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Merthyr        Tydfil LANDMAP

M Locock, GGAT

Multiperiod

 

Blaenau       Gwent LANDMAP

OAU

Multiperiod

 

Caerphilly, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff,         Bridgend LANDMAP

Gifford

Multiperiod

 

West          Merthyr uplands survey

P Frost, CAP

Multiperiod

 

Blaenavon uplands survey

 

Multiperiod

 

Forest     Enterprise Welsh        Heritage Assets survey

CPAT and CAP

Multiperiod

 

 

 

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