Force to Fabric Highly Commended Award (August 2013)

CFA is pleased to announce that on 11 August 2013 we received a ‘highly commended’ award from the Association of Industrial Archaeologists (AIA) for our publication ‘Force to Fabric’. Dr Mike Cressey accepted the award from Professor Marylyn Palmer at … Read More »

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Trevemper Solar Farm, Crantock, Cornwall

An archaeological watching brief was undertaken by CFA Archaeology Ltd in July and August of 2011 during groundbreaking works associated with the construction of a solar farm at Trevemper, near Crantock, Cornwall. Construction was monitored to ensure that significant archaeological … Read More »

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Riddle’s Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

Architectural and historical building survey In September 2013 CFA completed a comprehensive building survey on behalf of the Scottish Historical Buildings Trust (SHBT) as a preliminary stage of works prior to the refurbishment of Riddle’s Court off the Lawnmarket, High … Read More »

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Glen Lyon Hydro Grid Connection Cable, Perthshire

A series of archaeological mitigation works were undertaken in advance of, and during, construction work for a hydro scheme grid connection cable in Glen Lyon, Perthshire, between 2009 and 2010. The cable was to be inserted along the floor of … Read More »

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Tullos Hill Community Excavation

An archaeological excavation on Tullos Hill, Aberdeen was carried out using local volunteers on two sites recorded during a survey in 2004. A cairn with a suspected robber pit in the centre, close to the Scheduled Cat Cairn, was revealed … Read More »

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Prestongrange Community Archaeology

The Prestongrange Community Archaeology Project (PCAP) has completed its final season of fieldwork at the Prestongrange Industrial Museum. A Level 1 standing building survey was undertaken of the Customs House remains. A watching brief was carried out during the excavation … Read More »

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Fallago Rig Windfarm

CFA were retained by Wind Prospect Ltd to undertake archaeological mitigation works during the construction of the Fallago Rig Windfarm in the Scottish Borders. Following consultation with the Scottish Borders Council Archaeologist a targeted was watching brief was agreed. This … Read More »

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Crail Airfield

Crail Airfield is the best surviving example of a WW2 Fleet Air Arm airfield in the United Kingdom and as such is designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The airfield was originally established during the First World War but none of … Read More »

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Stanley Mills

Archaeological Watching Brief and Standing Building Recording at Stanley Mills, Stanley, Perthshire. Stanley Mills is a unique complex of Grade A listed water-powered cotton mills situated on a majestic site within a bend in the River Tay. Water-power was used … Read More »

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Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street

The Grade A Listed Assembly Rooms were designed and constructed between 1783 and 1787. The building had undergone several major alterations in the past including large-scale alterations made during the early 19th and early 20th centuries. Recent refurbishment works removed … Read More »

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