Community Archaeology aspects of the project by John Maloney (Marketing and PR Manager) – 3rd Febuary 2014

Community Archaeology aspects of the project by John Maloney (Marketing and PR Manager) – 3rd Febuary 2014

What is it about the Dickens Square project that has made it such a draw? It’s undoubtedly the singular set of circumstances of the project. The origins of the existing mosque were in a tiny shop basement in Newington Crescent. Then in about 1990 they acquired the current site at Dickens Square and with a … Continue reading

Discoveries at the Site – December 2013

Discoveries at the Site – December 2013

During the week commencing 9th December 2013, archaeological excavation of the upper levels of the site have revealed three adult cattle skeletons dating to the late 1800’s and most likely related to the rinderpest (cattle plague) pandemics which affected Britain in the 18th century. The excavation of the three skeletons took most of that week … Continue reading