Category Meet the Team

Portraits of Archaeologists

We had 57 people dig in our 1960s trenches over the previous three weeks. Many of them were snapped by me, our photographer Peter Wheeler, or by one of our Student Reporters, whilst we all photographed the various features, sections, postholes and finds. Not everyone was caught on camera, and these portraits are only a […]

Day 17 – A View from the Trench Edge – by Sophie, Jamie and Sam

On the penultimate day of the excavation Sophie took a few minutes out with a number of members of the excavation team to ask them about their views on the project and if it had met the aims set out at the start. Dave (Co-Director) “The dig has been very successful, in that we have […]

Meet the Team – Michael Davies

Michael worked with us on site in 2013. I’ll be attending between the 29th and the 31st to help out and work with Peter on making little prints, probably woodcuts and monoprints in response to the objects excavated at the site. My work has been of abstract landscapes as of late, so to explore treasures […]

Meet the Team – Dan Joyce

Dan was the student supervisor for the 2013 Summer fieldwork season 2013 interview: What will you be doing at Basing House? Supervising some diggers and experiment with some random recording methods. What you are hoping to experience at Basing House? Some exciting archaeology and a slight rest from dissertation writing. What’s the unique thing that […]

Meet the Team – Chris Elmer

What will you be doing at Basing House? Basing House is open to the public on most days when the excavation is taking place and so we thought it would be worth providing some activities for visitors to get involved in which help to explain the site and archaeology in general. I will be leading […]

Meet the Team – Kris Strutt

What will you be doing at Basing House? Hopefully some survey, geophysics, and exploring the amazing landscape of the area. What you are hoping to experience at Basing House? A good, strong, eclectic team of people doing what they do best. What’s the unique thing that attracts you to Basing House? The amazing archaeology, and […]

Meet the Team – Lizzie Richley

Lizzie was on site with us at Basing House in 2013. What you are going to be doing at Basing House? I am going to be heading up the geophysics and survey work undertaken during the project and will be teaching the techniques as well as discussing the importance of these techniques in archaeology and […]