Architecture and Construction
Anything related to the design or construction of buildings, roads, aqueducts, etc.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 17:33
Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 16:03
Timbers from a 2nd century Roman brewery have been returned to England and are now on display in an Ipswich museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 10:58
A 4,000-year-old megalithic structure has been discovered in central Russia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-26 20:50
Archaeologists have long wondered what medieval Carlisle, England looked like, and now, with the discovery of a 12th century bronze factory, they are closer to knowing.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 10:38
Trier, the oldest city in Germany, has been called "Roma Secunda", the second Rome, and is full of Roman monuments.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-06 22:09
South Africa plans to attract visitors to a new national park, the centerpiece of which will be excavations from the Mapungubwe Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 13:10
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a 5th or 6th century synagogue near the coastal city of Saranda have uncovered impressive new structures.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 12:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 09:15
Archaeologists working on Bamburgh Castle may have discovered a medieval chapel mentioned by the Venerable Bede as possessing the arm of St. Oswald.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 19:06
Indians are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 13:34
Excavations beneath the floor of Hexham, England's 14th century Moot Hall have revealed a previous structure.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 09:34
"It's really spectacular. It's far more than we could have anticipated," said Margaret Snape of Tyne and Wear Museums about the excavation of what is thought to be the largest stone bridge in Roman Britain.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 15:57
Nearly one third of Scotland's 35,000 historic sites, including Skara Brae, are threatened with destruction due to coastal erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 15:30
Tony Robinson of Channel 4's Time Team has been denied access to look for the Holy Grail in Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 13:41
Ian Campbell of the Scotsman looks at the history and influence of Byzantine architecture.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 09:21
Scotland's Antonine Wall, the most northernly reach of the Roman Empire in Britain, is the subject of a campaign to gain World Heritage status for the site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 15:08
Local villagers in Cley, Norfolk are launching a search for 13 statues, which were removed from the local church during the Reformation led by Henry VIII.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-03 20:01
St. Leonard's, the oldest Cistercian nunnery in Scotland, is the site of a new excavation that has delivered on its promise of impressive artifacts.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-03 11:46
A pillar from the Benedictine Priority Cathedral, which was destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII, has been unearthed in Coventry, England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:53
English Heritage has unveiled its plans for a new visitor center at Stonehenge at a cost of UK£67.5m.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 18:11
Eileen Maas, a Newcastle grandmother, was delighted to learn that her garden wall is a lost section of Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-18 09:05
The Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire, England has been awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for the excellent quality of its eductional program and administrative management.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-14 00:03
Protesters claim that the construction of a new grocery store near the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan will upset the "cosmic equilibrium" of the area.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-05 12:25
Archaeologists working on a site in Verulamium Park, St Albans have uncovered a beautiful third century marble mosaic.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-09-01 14:58
They almost all qualify as "science" in the proverbial "Does it break glass?" test of art-versus-science. Hardware store dreams abound as Dame Aoife focuses this week on medieval tools used in the trades and in everyday life.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-08-29 19:30
Researchers from Archaeology South East have uncovered a number of links to Battle Abbey's medieval past during a recent dig including an arrowhead and the remains of a monastery.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-23 10:35
Fans of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code are seeking the Holy Grail for themselves at Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-08-09 10:03
Two rare 4th century Roman floors, unearthed in 1880 and reburied by workmen, have been re-discovered on the Isle of Wight.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-01 19:30
The archaeological dig at Fetternear House in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland, does not focus on finding objects so much as studying the lives of the residence's owners, several bishops.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-28 18:24
Residents of the Bosnoan city of Mostar are celebrating the re-opening of an historic bridge across the Neretva River The original bridge was built in 1566 and then destroyed during the Bosnian War.