Category Archives: Nottinghamshire Archaeology

An Overview of the Three Stones Project

by Frank E Earp The Three Stones Project: Tuesday 27th October 2015  saw me up and about early and, metaphorically speaking, wearing one of my many different hats, the Director of The Three Stones Project (TSP). The TSP, which is entirely … Continue reading

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Hemlock Stone Scanned by Drone

New ‘UAV Scan’ of the Hemlock Stone and International Cooperation: Preliminary results of the 3D laser scans of the Hemlock Stone at Stapleford have now been made public. The scans, using TLS, were conducted last year on behalf of the … Continue reading

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Geology and Possible Origin of the Hemlock Stone

Description: The Hemlock Stone is an inselberg, – an isolated pillar of 200 million-year-old New Red Sandstone, which stands on the eastern slope of Stapleford Hill, Bramcote near Nottingham. It has been identified that the inselberg consists of, roughly in … Continue reading

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First Look at The Hemlock Stone Scans

                              The origin of the Hemlock Stone in Stapleford has puzzled historians and geologists for centuries but for the first time, a 3D laser scan of … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Halifax Place

by Joe Earp This photo recently found in our archive has thrown up some great interest. The above photo shows archaeological excavations led by the then City Council’s Assistant Archaeologist Graham Black in 1979/80. The site of excavations was under … Continue reading

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Archaeology Along The Tram Route: Wilford

by Frank E Earp History, not archaeology: The line carrying Nottingham’s newly extended tram network south to Clifton, crosses the River Trent via the Victorian Wilford Toll Bridge. It is by the reuse of this old bridge that the modern … Continue reading

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Archaeology Along The Tram Route: Beeston

by Frank E Earp  It is a sad fact that most archaeology these days is ‘rescue digs’ that are paid for by developers or local government ahead of development or engineering projects like the tram works. Not all archaeological sites … Continue reading

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