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Snape Geophysics

A training day for 12 volunteers in the theory and practice of geophysical surveying for archaeological features took place on 15th March 2014. The techniques of resistivity and magnetometry were demonstrated on a field near Decoy Wood, east of Snape, and a 30 x 30m grid was surveyed in the afternoon using the two techniques.

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Click here to read the report.

In feedback completed at the end of the day, 67% of the participants rated the day as 'excellent' or 'good' and 78% would recommend the activitiy to others. Below are a selection of quotes from the volunteers:

"Looking forward to the results. It is really good to have helped get the data together and then to be able to see how it fits (or does not) into a pattern." (AA)

"I am hoping to be involved in more archaeological work in the future - very glad to have better understanding of process... So much scope in our landscape for learning more." (JH)

"Fascinating finding newly identified clues." (DC)