Merton Priory - Station Road, SW19

MPY86
From Louise McDonagh

The entire N half of the priory church was revealed in 1987, and most of the N transept, Lady Chapel and choir was excavated. Some 160 burials were found within or close to the church.*


Eagle House, 86–96 Cannon Street, EC4

From Jeremy Oetgen

We were working in the basement of 'Eagle House', the former MAFF building on Cannon Street, pre-demolition.

Seal House
106–108 Upper Thames Street, EC4

 

 Seal House - Tom ChiltonTom Chilton - Photo from Tom - taken by a newspaper photographer.

 

 

Seal House from Graham TroilletPhoto from Graham Troillet - Popular Archaeology, April 1980

 

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Thames Exchange
78 Upper Thames Street and Bull Wharf Lane, EC4

TEX88

 

Chrissie Milne up a 100 ft crane on site.Chrissie Milne (now Harrison) on a 100 foot crane for an aerial view of the excavation.
Photo from Chrissie

 

Alex Moore photo from Niall HammondAlex Moore with a ship's timber plus an admirer.
Photo from Niall Hammond

 

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1979 - 8–10 Crosswall, EC3 photo

 

8–10 Crosswall, EC3

XWL79

Photographs from Jon Price

94–97 Fenchurch Street, EC3

FST85

Photograph from Archaeology Today October 1987

 

94 97 Fenchurch Street

Caption:
The Fenchurch Street excavation in its early stages. The site was riddled with medieval pits, leaving small islands of Roman archaeology between them.

 

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Intro label

5–12 Fenchurch Street, EC3

FEN83

 

Site Clearance

 

 

Some of the Team

 

Aftermath of the Storm

 

Ken's Well

 

A few of the Finds

 

Days Out

 

 

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Blossoms Inn

Blossom’s Inn, 20-30 Gresham Street, 20-23 Lawrence Lane, 3-6 Trump Street, 1-10 Milk Street & Mumford Court, EC1

GHT00

 

 Blossoms Inn Group

Group photograph taken by Rysz in 2001 from Ian Blair

The Walbrook Building

The Walbrook

St Swithin’s House, Walbrook House and Granite House (30 37 Walbrook & 97 101 Cannon Street), EC4

WAO06

 

WAO06 Area A Group

From left: Ryszard Bartkowiak, Mark Ingram, Simon Stevens, Jon Groom, Claudia Grasso, John Costello, Jon Crisp, Patrizia Pierazzo, Val Griggs, Ian Blair, Sam Pfizernmaier, Przemek Litwinowicz, Lucy Garnsworthy, Simon  Gannon - possibly taken By Rysz from Ian

 

The Walbrook site (WAO06), was memorable for a number of things: foremost amongst these being decent archaeology and a fantastic good humoured team. Coincidentally, the group included the largest contingent of Italian archaeologists I had worked with on a single site in London, and this photo was an attempt to gather them together in one place – although in truth they were rarely far apart due to a natural herding instinct!

WAO06 ItalianWell

From left to right:  Valeria Boesso, Camilla Mazzucato, Patrizia Pierazzo and Elena Valtorta.

 

Patti and Jug

The WAO06 well under excavation following the forced eviction of three of its previous residents!
Patrizia (Patti) Pierazzo looking very pleased with herself as she shows off one of her finds: a complete bellarmine (Bartmann) jug bearing the arms of the City of Amsterdam

11–11A Pudding Lane (now Namura House), 121–127 Lower Thames Street, EC3

PDN81

PDN81 3NB

Some of the Pudding Lane team - Photo from Nick Bateman

 

Pudding Lane

Chrissie in the red helmet, Nick in the white one - Photo from Nick

 

 

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160–162 Fenchurch Street, 22–23 Lime Street, EC3

FSE76

From The Ken Dash Photo Diary

 

KD32

Left to right Louise Miller, probably Andy Boddington and ?

 

KD33

 Left to right Andy Boddington, Brian Gilmour, Louise Miller, Ricardo.

 

KD34

 Left to right Louise Miller, ?.

 

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48–50 Cannon Street, EC4

CS75

From The Ken Dash Photo Diary

 

KD24

Digging by Gaslight

 

KD25

 

Digging by Gaslight

 

KD26

Digging by Gaslight

 

KD27

Digging by Gaslight

 

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Regis House, 41-46 King William Street

KWS94

Photo taken by Rysz Bartkowiak

 Regis House teamFront Row L to R: Bruno Barber, Ryszard Bartkowiak (Photographer), Nick Armour, Sophie Jackson, Frank Martin, Ed Gibbons?
Second Row L to R: Ken Pitt, Steve Every, Bruce Watson, Pat Connolly (Metal Detecting), Graham Spur (Environmental), Mark Bagwell, Kieron Heard, David Bowsher, Ian Blair, Chris Tripp, Jackie Keily (Finds), Tasmin Hobbs (Finds)
Back Row on scaffolding L to R: Andy West, Daryl Palmer, Trevor Brigham.

75–82 Farringdon Street, EC4
St Brides Lower Churchyard

FAO90

Photos from Ian Blair

 

St Brides Churchyard1

Robin Wroe-Brown, Julian Ayre and Ian Blair

 

St Brides Churchyard2

Ian

 

St Brides Group
From left to right: Steve Chew, Ian Blair, Brian Pye, Ryszard Bartkowiak, Julian Ayre, Robin Wroe-Brown, Portia Askew, Howard Burkhill & Lesley Dunwoodie.
Photo from Lesley Dunwoodie

 

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Colchester House, Savage Gardens, Pepys Street;
Woodruffe House, Cooper’s Row, EC3

PEP89

 

PEP89

(From left to right):  Ryszard Bartkowiak, ?, Angela Simic, Dave Sankey, ? , Gill King, Val Griggs, Marek Ziebart, Tony Mackinder, Bruce Watson
Photograph from Angus Stevenson and taken by Ryszard Bartkowiak

 

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145–146 Leadenhall Street, EC3

LEN89

Photos from Jerry Youle

 

len 89 group

Colin (attendant) Damian de Rosa, Jim Heathcote, Jerry Youle, Olivia Belle,
Chris Goode, Jon Mills, Tim Neighbour, Jenny Lee, James Drummond-Murray.

 

len 89 jim heathcote in cess pit

Jim Heathcote is digging out a rather neat cess pit

 

len 89 roman kiln

Roman kiln - like the way it glows -Jenny Lee and Alex Bayliss (I think)

 

len 89 stratigraphy

Stratigraphy - Tim Neighbour, James Drummon-Murray, Alex Bayliss in background

 

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Fleet Valley between Blackfriars and
Holborn Viaduct Stations, EC4

VAL88

Photos by Stephen Leyfield, otherwise known as "Crazy Legs" from Rysz Bartkowiak

Pilgrim Street, EC4

PWB88

Photos by Stephen Leyfield, otherwise known as "Crazy Legs" from Rysz.

 

RyszFV PWB88 1

Stefania Bavastro, Pam Mead, Ryszard Bartkowiak and Tim Ellis in the middle

 

RyszFV PWB88 2

Stefania Bavastro, Ryszard Bartkowiak and Shahina Farid

 

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Ormond House
62–63 Queen Victoria Street, EC4

ORM88

Photos from Jerry Youle

 

orm 88 olivia belle

Olivia Belle

 

orm 88 grim reality

Grim Reality

 

orm 88 1989 jon olivia

Olivia Belle and Jon Henderson

 

orm 88 gavin oulton

Gavin Oulton

 

orm 88 richard sermon

Richard Sermon

 

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Cannon Street Station north,

Upper Thames Street (Dowgate Hill), EC4

LYD88

Photos from the DUA Annual Review 1989

 

CSS LYD88 N1Caption: ‘The waterfront timbers were removed after detailed recording both on plans and by elevation drawings. Slices of the timbers were taken to provide dating information through the science of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating)

 

 

CSS LYD88 N2Caption: ‘Working conditions under the vaults of the railway viaduct were at times very difficult. The problems of excavating under artificial lighting were compounded by fumes from various machines, rising ground water and complex shoring requirements.’

 

 

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