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Heritage Consultancy

With over 20 years’ experience and expertise we lead clients through projects from consultancy to completion.

Archaeology Contracting

We combine an in depth understanding of archaeology with practical experience of major construction projects.

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Location: North, Sector: Conservation, Service: Excavation, Service: Geomatics, Service: Historic Building Recording, Service: Monitoring, Service: Osteoarchaeology
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Latest News

  • Relocating the King’s Wall - Between 2002 and 2004 Headland undertook several stages of archaeological fieldwork at the site of a housing development at 144-166 Cowgate in Edinburgh. During these excavations a late medieval building and the remains of two extensive walls running along the north side of Cowgate were...
  • A Rare Opportunity to Excavate the History of Edinburgh’s Old Town - In 2010 Headland Archaeology began a programme of archaeological works at Greyfriars Kirkhouse, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh. These works were commissioned in connection with a planning condition set by the City of Edinburgh Council on the proposed improvements and developments. The site encompassed an area to...
  • Stabbed in the Back: Rare Pre-Norman Burials found at Hereford Cathedral - In late 2016/early 2017 Headland Archaeology’s Midlands and West office undertook archaeological work in connection with improvements to buildings and facilities in the College Cloisters beside Hereford Cathedral. During the excavation the remains of three skeletons were discovered and have been radiocarbon dated to the...