Tag Archives: topographic

Spring Survey Week One – Day Two

Today was the second day on site for staff and students from the surveying module. ┬áThe weather was changeable (to say the least!), but the teams still managed to get almost a full day’s work in. We were all feeling confident as we arrived on site this morning, and the teams set up quickly and […]

Spring Survey Week One – Day One

This week 25 students and 8 staff are working at Basing House to carry out a topographic survey of the entire earthworks complex, and a building survey of the Old House and the Great Barn. Undergraduate and postgraduate Archaeology students have been hard at work, learning how to use total stations for surveying. We’re on […]

Preparing for the Spring Survey

This week some of the staff from the surveying modules for undergraduate Archaeology students visited Basing House to set out the grid for the planned survey work. As the site is so large, we spent some time working out where to put our pegs so that all of the teams of students would be able […]